Langerhans cell histiocytosis
(Source: Notes from Dr. RW)
Source: Notes from Dr. RW - November 10, 2013 Category: Internists and Doctors of Medicine Tags: miscellaneous Source Type: blogs

Invisible Illnesses and Special Treatment
Two kinds of posts endlessly circulate on Facebook.  Both of them are quite whiny.  This one popped up yesterday and is representative of the Type 1 post, INVISIBLE ILLNESS and is presented with odd spellings and punctuation exactly as everyone else posts it: "Ignorant people can be so cruel!! I'm posting this because recently I have been mocked and laughed at for things beyond my control... I have three of these illnesses as does some of my friends.... Not one of my Facebook friends will copy and paste (but I am counting on a true family member or friend to do it). If you would be there for me no matte...
Source: Had a Dad Alzheimers Blog - July 15, 2013 Category: Dementia Authors: GBP })i({ Source Type: blogs

Paget's disease if Nipple- Review
Clinical:Approximately 1% –3% of women with adenocarcinoma of the breast have Paget disease. Clinically-Paget disease has common dermatitis-like appearance, as originally described in 1874, when Sir James Paget recorded that such lesions may resemble “ordinary chronic eczema” or present as nipple erosion or ulceration. Paget disease often has a deceptively banal clinical morphology but should lead the list of differential diagnoses when evaluating unilateral lesions of the nipple–areola complex in adults.Paget disease presenting with nipple erosion. Most women with the histopathologic finding o...
Source: Oncopathology - June 28, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: a common misdiagnosis. breast Breast Biopsy Procedure Breast Carcinoma vs. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma Source Type: blogs

Paget's disease if Nipple- Review
Clinical: Approximately 1%–3% of women with adenocarcinoma of the breast have Paget disease. Clinically-Paget disease has common dermatitis-like appearance, as originally described in 1874, when Sir James Paget recorded that such lesions may resemble “ordinary chronic eczema” or present as nipple erosion or ulceration. Paget disease often has a deceptively banal clinical morphology but should lead the list of differential diagnoses when evaluating unilateral lesions of the nipple–areola complex in adults. Paget disease presenting with nipple erosion.  Most women with the histopath...
Source: Oncopathology - June 28, 2013 Category: Pathologists Tags: Breast Biopsy Procedure Breast Carcinoma vs. Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma a common misdiagnosis. Source Type: blogs

Sarcoma – Signs, Histology, and Treatment
Pathophysiology of Soft Tissue Sarcoma 1) sarcomas of the soft tissue are a family of neoplasms affecting the soft tissue of the body Causes 2) previous radiation 3) HIV 4) genetic predisposition such as L-Fraumeni syndrome 5) asbestosis 6) congenital immunodeficiences 7) dioxin exposure 8) Herpes virus Signs and Symptoms 1) most common presentation is an enlarging mass 2) pain 3) neuralgia and neurologic deficits, if the tumor encases a nerve structure 4) metastases are usually via the blood system and most commonly go to the lungs Characteristic Test Findings Radiology – mass on MRI Histology/Gross Pathology ...
Source: Inside Surgery - January 27, 2013 Category: Surgeons Authors: Editor Tags: Oncology angiosarcoma leimyosarcoma malignant fibrous histiocytosis p53 Schwannoma tumor suppressor Source Type: blogs