Mandibular Fracture as First Sign of an Occult Intraosseous Hemangioma
Intraosseous hemangioma (IH) in the maxillofacial area is a very uncommon neoplasm. Here, the authors show an exceptional case not previously reported in the literature of a 65-year-old man who presented with a pathological mandibular fracture following a facial trauma that was the first sign of an occult cavernous IH. Complete excision of the tumor in the mandibular ramus reduced the risk of severe bleeding and prevented long-term recurrence, whereas immobilization of the fracture obtained an excellent functional result. This clinical report highlights the possibility that a previously unknown primary IH may debut as a pathological fracture and the importance of differential diagnosis in this location.
We present a rare case of a neonate with PHACES syndrome (posterior fossa malformations, large facialhemangiomas, cerebralarterial anomalies,cardiovascular anomalies,eye anomalies andsternal clefting orsupraumbilical raphe) and diffuse hemangiomatosis of the ileum, presenting with multiple intestinal perforations and peritonitis. The infant was successfully treated with propranolol and methylprednisolone as well as octreotide, tranexamic acid, and supportive therapy for massive intestinal bleeding.
The authors report a rare case of intraosseous hemangioma of the mandible in a 14-year-old male. Surgical intervention with embolization is as important as histological and radiological examination to reduce the bleeding complication. Magnetic resonance angiography is paramount of importance in these lesions to detect the supplier arteries.
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Central hemangioma (CH) of the jaws is a rare benign vascular neoplasm of variable radiographic appearance. A 32-year-old man was referred for evaluation of an ulcerated mass on the anterior mandible causing facial asymmetry for the last 6 months. The patient reported progressive growth and bleeding episodes. Intraoral examination revealed an erythematous and necrotic swelling in the lower anterior gingiva. Computerized tomography revealed a well-defined multilocular hypodense lesion involving the mandibular symphysis, containing hyperdense foci, with expansion and destruction of the buccal cortical bone, and teeth displacement and mobility.
Intramuscular hemangioma (IH) is relatively uncommon, accounting for less than 1% of all hemangiomas, usually located within the skeletal muscles of the trunk or limbs, particularly in the pelvic region. Approximately 10% of IH may occur in the head and neck region, most commonly affecting the masseter, sternocleidomastoid, and trapezius muscles. A 57-year-old man was referred for evaluation of a 4-cm asymptomatic, bluish, and slow-growing swelling of the lower lip. The patient's history included lower lip trauma and bleeding 5 years earlier.
ConclusionsThe aim of this case report is to describe our surgical strategy to manage a giant vascular malformation of the tongue and improve quality of life through a median glossectomy with trapezoidal wedge resection of the tongue, as previously described for surgical management of macroglossia.
The resection of distal airways obstructing tumours is a traditional indication of therapeutic bronchoscopy. Lung cancer is the most frequent cause of the obstruction. Takeout procedures of the benign tumours, endobronchial carcinoids and endobronchial metastases are considerably less frequent. These tumours can be removed completely, some of them definitively. Present work analyses experience with these tumours in one tertiary bronchological centre. During the period from 1993 to 2018, 29.121 bronchoscopies were performed and 124 benign tumours, 19 typical carcinoids (G1 NET) and 35 endobronchial metastases were removed. ...
In this study, we summarized the literature with regards to the effectiveness of topical beta blockers for the treatment of PG, and discussed all published case reports, case series, and open-label single arm trials. J Drugs Dermatol. 2019;18(10):1006-1010. PMID: 31584779 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: September–October 2019Source: Reports of Practical Oncology &Radiotherapy, Volume 24, Issue 5Author(s): Dorota Księżniak-Baran, Sławomir Blamek, Agata Roch-Zniszczoł, Wojciech Osewski, Maja JędrzejewskaAbstractFifty-three-year-old male suffering from a presumptive non-functioning pituitary adenoma was qualified for stereotactic radiosurgery in our institution. Two attempts of surgical treatment were taken three months before radiotherapy. Excessive bleeding did not allow to remove the tumour or to take samples for histopathological examination. Diagnosis was put on the basis of radiological...
This article describes a case of a 41-year-old male, a chronic smoker with an actively bleeding, ulcerated, solitary, firm lesion on the lateral border of the tongue which had bled thrice before. A differential diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma, haemangioma, fibroma, nerve sheath tumour, salivary gland tumour and malignancy was made and surgically excised. Histopathology of the excised specimen revealed a well-circumscribed lesion with spindle-shaped cells arranged in interlacing fascicles and with the help of immunohistochemical markers confirmed it to be a PEN. DISCUSSION: To our knowledge, this is the first descriptio...