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Sebaceous carcinoma is a rare but progressive malignant skin cancer, and the incidence is approximately five times higher in post-transplant patients than in people who have not received kidney transplants. Sebaceous carcinoma is sometimes found concurrently with visceral cancers and a genetic abnormality, Muir-Torre syndrome. We report the case of a female kidney transplant recipient with sebaceous carcinoma concurrent with colon cancer 10 years after transplantation.
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Name: BMC nephrology
Cutaneous sebaceous neoplasms show a predilection for the head and neck area of adults and include tumours with benign behaviour, sebaceous adenoma and sebaceoma, and sebaceous carcinoma with potentia...
Over several months a 63 year old man developed a painless, multinodular, non-erythematous swelling of the deep tissues of his left upper eyelid. An excisional biopsy with histopathologic evaluation d...
Sebaceous carcinoma (SC) is a potentially aggressive malignancy of periocular or extraocular skin. It arises sporadically or is associated with Muir-Torre syndrome (MTS). Here, we review three controv...
Primary sebaceous carcinoma of the breast is an exceedingly uncommon neoplasm that is defined as primary invasive carcinoma of the breast with sebaceous differentiation in more than 50% of cells. All ...
Our aim was to investigate sebaceous differentiation in thymus tumours and to identify new actionable genomic alterations. To this end we screened 35 normal and 23 hyperplastic thymuses, 127 thymomas ...
Primary Objectives: 1. Identify the rate of SLN (sentinel lymph node) positivity for eyelid sebaceous gland carcinomas. 2. Identify the false negative events associated wi...
The purpose of this study is to develop appropriate training methods and gather participant feedback on their use of the Passy Muir Swallowing Self-Training Device (PMSST). The PMSST is a ...
There are two purposes of this study: 1. First, the investigators want to see what the differences are in de novo sebaceous lipid production of people with and without acne. ...
Colon polyposis (the presence of multiple colon polyps) is very common with Cowden syndrome, as over 60% of patients have 50 or more polyps. In a previous clinical trial, some participants...
This clinical investigation examined the influence of cytostatic chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil, modulated by biologically active leucovorin, on patients’ survival time following surge...
A form of LYNCH SYNDROME II associated with cutaneous SEBACEOUS GLAND NEOPLASMS. Muir-Torre syndrome is also associated with other visceral malignant diseases include colorectal, endometrial, urological, and upper gastrointestinal neoplasms.
Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal neoplasms associated with other malignancies, more commonly of ovarian or uterine origin. When also associated with SEBACEOUS GLAND NEOPLASMS, it is called MUIR-TORRE SYNDROME.
Diseases of the sebaceous glands such as sebaceous hyperplasia and sebaceous cell carcinoma (SEBACEOUS GLAND NEOPLASMS).
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
New abnormal growth of tissue in the SEBACEOUS GLANDS.
Colon or Colorectal cancer is the growth of malignant polyps on the colon, bowel, anus and rectum. Growths in these locations can be benign, and removed by colonoscopy, but they have a risk of becoming malignant. About 10 per cent of bowel cancer...
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...
Melanoma is a highly malignant tumor of melanin-forming cells (melanocytes) There are most commonly found in the skin (resulting from sunlight exposure), but also in the eyes and mucous membranes. Metastasis to other regions of the body is also common....