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Nodular hidradenoma is an uncommon cutaneous adnexal tumor arising from sweat glands. In the skin, it usually presents as a solitary dermal nodule; excision is curative in most cases. In rare instances, it may present as a breast mass and can mimic breast carcinoma clinically and radiologically, causing diagnostic dilemmas for the treating physician and pathologist. Herein, we discuss a case of nodular hidradenoma in a 20-year-old Hispanic woman as a rapidly growing mass in the breast that mimicked breast carcinoma. We discuss the rare presentation of this uncommon tumor and the differential diagnosis of this entity, as well as the results of our literature review on the topic.
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Lymphomatous involvement of the ocular adnexal region (OAR) is generally rare; however, it constitutes the most common ocular malignancy. Most cases of ocular adnexal lymphomas are extra nodal margina...
Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM) of the intracanalicular optic nerve are extremely rare lesions. Only a few case reports and one case series have been published about this subject. We report an ...
Intracranial non-skull-based chondrosarcoma is a very rare malignant tumor. In fact, it is difficult to diagnose because of its atypical radiologic and morphologic features. We report a case of an int...
Multifocal nodular oncocytic hyperplasia (MNOH) is a rare lesion of the parotid gland and bilateral cases are extremely rare. We report the case of a 69-year-old woman who was operated from MNOH 10 ye...
Noncompaction cardiomyopathy (NCCM) and left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC), in their isolated form, are rare cardiomyopathies. They are characterized by a thickened myocardium due to the presence o...
Villo-nodular synovitis can affect the joints, bursae or tendon sheaths. This condition is rare, with 1.8 cases per million inhabitants. The hip is affected in 3.6 to 18.1% of cases. The a...
Merkel cell carcinoma, advanced basal cell carcinoma requiring systemic treatment, and cutaneous adnexal carcinomas are 3 types of rare skin cancers for which much remains unknown in terms...
All participants will be subjected to Serum measurements of CA-125 by the immunoradiometric assay, Ultrasound evaluation of the Adnexal masses which is described according to origin (ovari...
Background : About 25% of adnexal masses remain indeterminate after transvaginal ultrasonography, as evidenced by the published literature. According to a multicenter study conducted in Fr...
Introduction Single port access (SPA) is a recent laparoscopic technic evaluated in several pathologies. Benefits of this technic is poorly reported concerning adnexal surgical procedures...
An article or book published after examination of published material on a subject. It may be comprehensive to various degrees and the time range of material scrutinized may be broad or narrow, but the reviews most often desired are reviews of the current literature. The textual material examined may be equally broad and can encompass, in medicine specifically, clinical material as well as experimental research or case reports. State-of-the-art reviews tend to address more current matters. A review of the literature must be differentiated from HISTORICAL ARTICLE on the same subject, but a review of historical literature is also within the scope of this publication type.
Published materials which provide an examination of recent or current literature. Review articles can cover a wide range of subject matter at various levels of completeness and comprehensiveness based on analyses of literature that may include research findings. The review may reflect the state of the art. It also includes reviews as a literary form.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
The non-susceptibility to infection of a large group of individuals in a population. A variety of factors can be responsible for herd immunity and this gives rise to the different definitions used in the literature. Most commonly, herd immunity refers to the case when, if most of the population is immune, infection of a single individual will not cause an epidemic. Also, in such immunized populations, susceptible individuals are not likely to become infected. Herd immunity can also refer to the case when unprotected individuals fail to contract a disease because the infecting organism has been banished from the population.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
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Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...