Adrenal Lesion Discovered in 50-Year-Old Patient

A 50-year-old patient had an abdomen MRI to evaluate an adrenal lesion detected during the work-up of abdominal pain. Based on the images from the abdomen MRI, what is your diagnosis?
Source: Cancer Network - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

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AbstractPurposeThe aim of this study was to evaluate safety and therapeutic efficacy of lutetium 177 prostate-specific membrane antigen (Lu-177-PSMA) in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients with low performance status.MethodsTwenty-two patients already treated with anti-androgens and docetaxel were enrolled for one cycle of Lu-177-PSMA therapy. Haemoglobin, total leukocyte counts, platelets and serum creatinine for toxicity profile while prostate specific antigen (PSA), Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status, visual analogue scale (VAS) and analgesic quantification scale (A...
Source: Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: Pain, fatigue and dyspnoea did not seem to highly correlate with occupational performance or impact occupational performance over time of people with advanced cancer. PMID: 31729272 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Scand J Occup Ther Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: While controversies related to medical cannabis are expected to remain rampant, the validated vignettes may facilitate assessment of clinical practices, which is essential for a successful implementation of medical cannabis policies. These vignettes may additionally be used in medical training for appropriate patient selection for medical cannabis authorization. PMID: 31713356 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
Stiff person syndrome (SPS) is a disorder characterized by fluctuating, progressive and painful spasms of the limbs, trunk and face. The condition is frequently associated with other diseases, including malignancies1. Up to 10% of SPS cases are paraneoplastic (PSPS) and occur with various types of cancer 2. SPS is thought to be immune-mediated, with up to 60% of patients demonstrating antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD), the rate-limiting enzyme for the production of the inhibitory neurotransmitter γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
We introduce a regional technique that involves the intraoperative placement of bilateral paravertebral catheters under direct visualization. The patient had stage IV lung cancer and was on chronic oxycodone therapy. He presented with a T10 metastatic lesion, and underwent spinal decompression with T7–L1 fusion and T10 corpectomy. Before fascial closure, catheters were advanced into the T10 paravertebral space under direct visualization by the surgeon bilaterally. Postoperatively, his pain was well controlled, and narcotic requirements were decreased. Our case report demonstrates that for patients undergoing posterio...
Source: A&A Case Reports - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Case Reports Source Type: research
AbstractHolmium-166 radioembolization is a palliative treatment option for patients with unresectable hepatic malignancies. Its influence on quality of life has not been evaluated yet. Since quality of life is very important in the final stages of disease, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of holmium-166 radioembolization on quality of life. Patients with hepatic malignancies were treated with holmium-166 radioembolization in the HEPAR I and II studies. The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-C30 and LMC21 questionnaires were used to evaluate quality of life at baseline, 1  we...
Source: Clinical and Experimental Metastasis - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Overall, higher levels of mindfulness were associated with less pain, fatigue, anxiety, depression and sleep disturbance, according to the study published Nov. 8 in the journal Psycho-Oncology.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Peng L, Zheng HY, Dai Y Abstract The aim of this study was to explore the analgesic effect of local application of compound lidocaine/prilocaine cream on cancer wounds during wound care in order to reduce the amount of morphine intake or completely replace the systemic morphine administration and optimize the protocol for cancer wound pain management. All patients were enrolled with a visual analog scale (VAS) pain score ≥4. Before wound care, 60 patients were randomly divided into 2 groups of 30 each: morphine group (10 mg tablet); topical 5% compound lidocaine cream group (0.2 g/cm2). VAS scores, hear...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research - Category: Research Tags: Braz J Med Biol Res Source Type: research
Condition:   Steroid Anlgesia in Cancer Pain Intervention:   Drug: Oral tablet Sponsor:   Mansoura University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Women with advanced breast cancer might find mindfulness can ease their pain, anxiety and depression, a new study suggests. Mindfulness is the ability to keep your mind focused on the present moment. " Mindfulness helps us...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
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