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Neuroblastomas are the most common neoplasms in infants. We report a 10-month-old who was diagnosed with thoracic neuroblastoma, with imaging showing unusual primary extension into the pleura, which might have an adverse staging and prognostic significance.
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Pediatric radiology
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare malignant cancer of vascular origin that can affect multiple and varied tissue sites. A subtype of EHE, pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (PHE...
Bilateral chylothorax is a rare cause of pleural effusions. Here we report an unusual acute presentation of bilateral chylothorax following thoracic outlet surgery. Unique to this case was the dispara...
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a rare cancer. Cutaneous involvement is uncommon with fewer than 100 cases described in the literature. We report herein a patient with MM, subtype IgA kappa, with unusual cli...
Primary malignant B-cell-type dural lymphoma is a rare subtype of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL). We herein report an unusual case of diffuse B-cell lymphoma that presents as a chroni...
Tuberculosis (TB) remains as an important public health problem worldwide. Pleural tuberculosis is the most prevalent form of extrapulmonary presentation in immunocompetent patients. ...
Medical scientists want to find better ways to treat neuroblastoma and to find ways to prevent the tumor from growing back. To do this, they need more information about the characteristics...
This Phase I study will evaluate the safety of two doses of BG00001. Eligible subjects will have: - malignant pleural mesothelioma, or - pleural effusions who have progresse...
Pleural effusion is a common complication of cardiac surgery. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, characteristics and determinants of clinically significant pleural effu...
For the definite treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax(PSP), thoracoscopic bleb obliteration with pleural adhesive procedure is generally accepted as a standard. But additional ple...
A rare neoplasm of large B-cells usually presenting as serious effusions without detectable tumor masses. The most common sites of involvement are the pleural, pericardial, and peritoneal cavities. It is associated with HUMAN HERPESVIRUS 8, most often occurring in the setting of immunodeficiency.
Presence of fluid in the pleural cavity resulting from excessive transudation or exudation from the pleural surfaces. It is a sign of disease and not a diagnosis in itself.
Presence of fluid in the PLEURAL CAVITY as a complication of malignant disease. Malignant pleural effusions often contain actual malignant cells.
An enlarged THYROID GLAND with at least 50% of the gland situated behind the STERNUM. It is an unusual presentation of an intrathoracic goiter. Substernal goiters frequently cause compression on the TRACHEA leading to deviation, narrowing, and respiratory symptoms.
Suppurative inflammation of the pleural space.