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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
A 70-year-old male patient underwent an Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography-computed tomography for staging of a left parahilar lung neoplasm found during work-up for fatigue and asthenia....
Plasma cell myeloma (PCM) is a hematologic malignancy of plasma cell origin and usually associated with the presence of lytic bone lesions. Pleural effusions are rarely associated with PCM and most of...
Primary pulmonary angiosarcoma is an extremely rare disease. Chest computed tomography demonstrates solitary or multifocal lesions, sometimes associated with ground-glass opacities or pleural effusion...
Neurocristic hamartoma (NH) is a rare dermal melanocytic lesion that is formed due to the aberrant development of neural crest-derived melanocytes during their course of migration through the dermis a...
Primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) is rare, accounting for 2% of all primary cardiac malignancies. Diagnosis is sometimes slow due to the non-specific nature of symptoms, causing a delay to treatment with...
Tuberculosis (TB) remains as an important public health problem worldwide. Pleural tuberculosis is the most prevalent form of extrapulmonary presentation in immunocompetent patients. ...
The aim of this study is to evaluate Image-defined Risk Factors (IDRF) in patients with neuroblastoma, at the time of their initial presentation, as a prognostic factor for prediction of s...
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...
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.