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    B cell receptor signaling pathway involved in benign lymphoepithelial lesions of the lacrimal gland.
    Int J Ophthalmol 2017 18;10(5):665-669. Epub 2017 May 18.
    Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Institute of Ophthal-mology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Beijing Ophthalmology &Vision Science Key Lab, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100730, China.
    Aim: To detect the expression of B cell receptor signaling pathway (BCRSP) in lacrimal gland benign lymphoepithelial lesions (LGBLEL).

    Methods: Gene microarray was used to compare whole-genome expression in lacrimal gland tissues from LGBLEL patients to tissues from orbital cavernous hemangioma (control tissues). Expression of BCRSP was confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and immunohistochemistry. Read More

    Sinonasal Mass-a Recent Study of Its Clinicopathological Profile.
    Indian J Surg Oncol 2017 Jun 7;8(2):123-127. Epub 2016 Nov 7.
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and neck surgery, Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital, Bhubaneswar, India.
    A variety of non-neoplastic and neoplastic conditions involving the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses (PNS), and nasopharynx are commonly encountered in clinical practice. The objectives of the study were to identify various pathological conditions that present with sinus or nasal mass, to understand their varied clinical behavior, to know the distribution of various lesions among the different age and sex groups, and to study the management of sinonasal masses and its outcome on follow-up. A prospective study was carried out from September 2013 to August 2015, in the Otorhinolaryngology Department of Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Read More

    An update of 77 cases diagnosed as oral hemangiomas based on GLUT-1 positivity.
    Exp Mol Pathol 2017 May 22. Epub 2017 May 22.
    Postgraduate Program, Oral Pathology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil.
    Objectives: To evaluate cases diagnosed as "oral hemangiomas" based on the immunohistochemical expression of human glucose transporter protein (GLUT-1) and on histopathological features, and to investigate whether the classification proposed by the ISSVA was used correctly to classify these lesions.

    Material And Methods: All cases stored in the archives of an Oral Pathology Service and diagnosed as "oral hemangiomas" were reviewed. Seventy-seven cases were analyzed regarding the expression of GLUT-1. Read More

    Constitutional abnormalities of IDH1 combined with secondary mutations predispose a patient with Maffucci syndrome to acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 2017 May 24. Epub 2017 May 24.
    Department of Pediatrics, St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
    Maffucci syndrome is a nonhereditary disorder caused by somatic mosaic isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 or 2 (IDH1 or IDH2) mutations and is characterized by multiple enchondromas along with hemangiomas. Malignant transformation of enchondromas to chondrosarcomas and secondary neoplasms, such as brain tumors or acute myeloid leukemia, are serious complications. A 15-year-old female with Maffucci syndrome developed B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (BCP-ALL). Read More

    Interdisciplinary Management of Head and Neck Vascular Anomalies: Clinical Presentation, Diagnostic Findings and Minimalinvasive Therapies.
    Eur J Radiol Open 2017 14;4:63-68. Epub 2017 May 14.
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany.
    Objectives: Vascular anomalies are included in the 30 000 rare diseases worldwide affecting less than 5/10 000 people. Depending on their morphology and biological properties, they can cause varied disorders with organ involvement. Almost 60% of vascular anomalies have a predilection for the head and neck region in children. Read More

    A case of a cerebral cavernous malformation of the third ventricle that caused the syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone.
    Surg Neurol Int 2017 26;8:53. Epub 2017 Apr 26.
    Department of Neurosurgery, Wakayama Rosai Hospital, Wakayama, Japan.
    Background: Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs, also known as cavernous hemanigiomas) of the third ventricle are uncommon. Here, we present a rare case of a CCM that caused the syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH).

    Case Description: A 68-year-old man presented with acute-onset cognitive and memory disturbance. Read More

    Infantile Periocular Hemangioma.
    J Ophthalmic Vis Res 2017 Apr-Jun;12(2):205-211
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA.
    Infantile periocular hemangiomas (IPH) are common benign vascular tumors that present early in childhood. They typically show a rapid nonlinear growth pattern a few weeks after birth during a proliferative phase, then continue with an involution phase and may result in serious ocular or systemic complications. Theses tumors may present in a range of small isolated lesions to multiple, diffuse involvements. Read More

    Urinary Excretion of MicroRNA-126 Is a Biomarker for Hemangioma Proliferation.
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Jun;139(6):1277e-1284e
    Columbus, Ohio From the Department of Plastic Surgery, the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Center for Biostatistics, the Department of Surgery, and the Divisions of Vascular Surgery and General Surgery, The Ohio State University; and the Department of Pediatrics, the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation Clinic, and the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Dermatology, Nationwide Children's Hospital.
    Background: Hemangiomas are unique endothelial cell tumors that involute spontaneously, which makes interpreting their response to therapies difficult. The objective of this work was to identify a potential biomarker in the urine of children with infantile hemangiomas that would facilitate testing new therapies.

    Methods: A prospective longitudinal study in children with hemangiomas and age-matched healthy controls was performed to determine whether microRNA-126, which is highly abundant in fetal endothelial cells, was more abundant in the urine of affected children. Read More

    Retina 2017 May 19. Epub 2017 May 19.
    Ocular Oncology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Purpose: To evaluate parafoveal microvasculature in eyes with circumscribed choroidal hemangioma using optical coherence tomography angiography.

    Methods: Fourteen eyes with unilateral circumscribed choroidal hemangioma were imaged using OCT for central macular thickness and optical coherence tomography angiography for superficial and deep foveal avascular zone area, and superficial and deep capillary density (CD), comparing affected and paired fellow eyes.

    Results: Mean patient age was 53 years, and mean visual acuity was 20/60 in the involved eye and 20/25 in the fellow eye. Read More

    [Liver hemangiomas - when is invasive treatment indicated?]
    Rozhl Chir 2017 ;96(4):151-155
    Introduction: Liver hemangiomas are the most common benign tumors of the liver. Most are asymptomatic and are found accidentally by ultrasonography, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging of the abdomen. Liver hemangiomas usually do not need any treatment. Read More

    Emerging Indications for Fractionated Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.
    Neurosurgery 2017 Feb;80(2):210-216
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    Background: Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS) allows for the treatment of intracranial tumors with a high degree of dose conformality and precision. There are, however, certain situations wherein the dose conformality of GKRS is desired, but single session treatment is contraindicated. In these situations, a traditional pin-based GKRS head frame cannot be used, as it precludes fractionated treatment. Read More

    Incidental discovery of a large complicated arteriovenous haemangioma.
    BMJ Case Rep 2017 May 22;2017. Epub 2017 May 22.
    Pulmonary/Critical Care, Roger Williams Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
    Arteriovenous haemangiomas within the chest are rare and uncommonly documented. After a 60-year-old woman with a history of smoking underwent a routine chest X-ray revealing a right apical mass, further investigations led to the discovery of a large extrapulmonary arteriovenous haemangioma in the superior mediastinum. Additionally, this case became complicated when the hemangioma was found to not only be compressing adjacent major arteries and veins, but also invading into the spinal canal and displacing the spinal cord. Read More

    [Study of susceptibility weighted imaging on MR and pathologic findings to distinguish benign or malignant soft tissue tumor].
    Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi 2017 May;39(5):350-354
    Department of Radiology, the Third Hospital of hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050051, China.
    Objective: To explore the diagnostic performance of susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI)in distinguishing benign or malignant soft tissue tumor, and to study pathological observation. Methods: Sixty-eight patients with soft tissue tumor, who received no previous treatment or invasive examination, received routine preoperative MRI examination and SWI scanning. The graduation and distribution of intratumoral susceptibility signal intensity(ITSS) and proportion of tumor volume were observed. Read More

    [A rare cause of exophthalmia: intraorbital cavernous hemangioma (about a case)].
    Pan Afr Med J 2017 9;26:131. Epub 2017 Mar 9.
    Service Neurochirurgie, CHU Hassan II, Fès, Maroc.
    Cavernous hemangioma is the most frequent primary benign vascular tumor of the orbit in the adult; the median age of diagnosis is 42 years with a female predominance. This tumor develops slowly and has no tendency for spontaneous regression; it is electively located at the level of the retro-ocular muscular cone but it can develop in the extraconic space. Clinically it appears as progressive irreducible, non-pulsating, painless (unless there's an unexpected complication) exophthalmia, associated with decrease in visual acuity in 2/3 of cases. Read More

    Detection of p53 and Bcl-2 expression in cutaneous hemangioma through the quantum dot technique.
    Oncol Lett 2017 May 13;13(5):2937-2944. Epub 2017 Mar 13.
    Department of Oncology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei 430060, P.R. China.
    Hemangioma is one of the most common types of infantile vascular benign tumor. The aim of the present study was to investigate the role of B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) and tumor protein p53 (p53) in the proliferation and apoptosis of hemangioma cells. A total of 38 paraffin-embedded hemangioma specimens (16 males and 22 females) and another 5 paraffin-embedded healthy surrounding tissue samples, collected between January 2007 and December 2010, were obtained from the Department of Pathology at Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University (Wuhan, China). Read More

    Endovenous laser ablation therapy in children: applications and outcomes.
    Pediatr Radiol 2017 May 18. Epub 2017 May 18.
    Image Guided Therapy, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.
    Background: Endovenous laser ablation is well recognized as the first-line treatment for superficial venous reflux with varicose veins in adults. It is not widely reported and is not an established practice in pediatric patients.

    Objective: To illustrate a variety of pediatric venous conditions in which endovenous laser ablation can be utilized and to demonstrate its feasibility and safety in children. Read More

    Management of a Life Threatening Bleeding Following Extraction of Deciduous Second Molar Related to a Capillary Haemangioma.
    Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr 2017 Jun 16;10(2):166-170. Epub 2017 Mar 16.
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
    Various forms of vascular lesion affect the head and neck region. The head and neck vascular lesions are classified into neoplasms and malformations. Neoplasm presents either as hemangioma or lymphangioma; neoplasm usually presents in young age compared with vascular malformation. Read More

    CD30 Expression in Pediatric Neoplasms, Study of 585 Cases.
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 2017 Jun 8;20(3):191-196. Epub 2017 Feb 8.
    2 Department of Pathology, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
    CD30 is a member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 8 (TNFRSF8), and its normal expression is restricted to activated T and B cells. In tumor cells, CD30 expression is most commonly associated with lymphoid malignancies (Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas) and is a therapeutic target using anti-CD30 antibody. CD30 expression has been reported also in mostly adult non-lymphoid malignancies, raising the possibility of CD30-targeted therapy for additional tumors. Read More

    Clinical case series of pediatric hepatic angiosarcoma.
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 2017 May 18. Epub 2017 May 18.
    Division of Hematology/Oncology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Hepatic angiosarcoma is a rare, aggressive, malignant neoplasm with fewer than 50 cases reported in children. Prognosis is poor, with a minority surviving beyond 2 years after diagnosis. We report eight cases of pediatric hepatic angiosarcoma, diagnosed at a mean age of 3 years. Read More

    Arrested Development: Infantile Hemangioma and the Stem Cell Teratogenic Hypothesis.
    Lymphat Res Biol 2017 May 18. Epub 2017 May 18.
    4 Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine , New York, New York.
    Background: Early-life programming is defined by the adaptive changes made by the fetus in response to an adverse in utero environment. Infantile hemangioma (IH), a vascular anomaly, is the most common tumor of infancy. Here we take IH as the tumor model to propose the stem cell teratogenic hypothesis of tumorigenesis and the potential involvement of the immune system. Read More

    Proposal of size-based surgical indication criteria for liver hemangioma based on a nationwide survey in Japan.
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 2017 May 17. Epub 2017 May 17.
    2nd Department of Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan.
    Background: Surgical indications for liver hemangioma remain unclear.

    Methods: Of 510 patients undergoing surgical resection for liver hemangioma in 118 Japanese centers between 1998 and 2012, abdominal symptoms, diagnostic accuracy, and surgical outcomes were analyzed to propose size-based surgical indications. Patients were classified into four groups based on tumor size: Group A) ≤5 cm (n = 122, 24%), B) 5-10 cm (n = 164, 32%), C) 10-15 cm (n = 124, 24%), and D) >15 cm (n = 100, 20%). Read More

    Use of propranolol in a remote region of rural Guatemala to treat a large facial infantile haemangioma.
    BMJ Case Rep 2017 May 16;2017. Epub 2017 May 16.
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
    We present a female infant with a right-sided facial and neck haemangioma, from a remote, resource-poor community in rural Guatemala. She received first-line treatment, propranolol, with marked reduction in tumour size and erythema. Treatment was stopped after 35 weeks due to recurrent diarrhoea and sustained weight loss. Read More

    Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia Involving the Occipital Artery: Case Report and Review of Literature.
    J Clin Diagn Res 2017 Mar 1;11(3):ZD21-ZD23. Epub 2017 Mar 1.
    Head, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vall d'Hebrón Hospital. Barcelona, Spain.
    Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia (ALHE) is an atypical vascular tumour occurring primarily in the head and neck area, which must be distinguished from Kimura's disease. The lesions can appear as single or multiple grouped intradermal papules or subcutaneous nodules. We report a rare case of ALHE in a 57-year-old female with a large lesion of three nodules involving the right occipital artery which had a long term evolution and we treated it by surgical excision. Read More

    Intramuscular Arteriovenous Hemangioma of Thigh: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
    J Orthop Case Rep 2016 Nov-Dec;6(5):20-23
    Department of Pathology, Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
    Introduction: Skeletal muscle hemangiomas are uncommon soft tissue tumors; more than 90% are misdiagnosed initially. They present as chronic pain and swelling in a muscle with or without a history of trauma. Magnetic resonance imaging is the investigation of choice. Read More

    Propranolol therapy for infantile hemangioma: our experience.
    Drug Des Devel Ther 2017 8;11:1401-1408. Epub 2017 May 8.
    Department of Oral-Maxillary Head and Neck, Ninth People's Hospital, College of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shanghai.
    Objective: Hemangiomas are the most common benign vascular tumors of infancy. Although most infantile hemangiomas (IHs) have the ability to involute spontaneously after initial proliferation and resolve without consequence, intervention is required in a subset of IHs, which develop complications resulting in ulceration, bleeding, or aesthetic deformity. The primary treatment for this subset of IHs is pharmacological intervention, and propranolol has become the new first-line treatment for complicated hemangiomas. Read More

    Cardiac hemangioma caused ventricular arrhythmia: A rare case and literature review.
    J Electrocardiol 2017 May 3. Epub 2017 May 3.
    Department of Cardiovascular Ultrasound, First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning, China. Electronic address:
    Cardiac hemangioma is a rare primary cardiac tumor. We reported the case of patient with left ventricular hemangioma who was referred to our hospital complaining of palpitation for one week. 24 h Holter revealed high episode of ventricular arrhythmia. Read More

    Arteriovenous malformations of the colon: A report of two cases and review of the literature.
    Caspian J Intern Med 2017 ;8(1):52-55
    Surgical Oncology Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.
    Background: Arteriovenous malformations are one of the most common vascular disorders of the colon. Vascular disorders present as painless, high-volume rectal bleeding.

    Case Presentation: This study elucidates two rare cases of vascular disorders that are diagnosed as angiodysplasia of the left colon and cavernous hemangioma of the colon and rectum. Read More

    Behavior Changes and Gait Unsteadiness: The Value of Imaging and Prompt Neurosurgical Intervention.
    Acta Med Port 2017 Jan 31;30(1):77-79. Epub 2017 Jan 31.
    Neurology Department. Centro Hospitalar São João. Porto. Portugal.
    Cavernous angiomas are central nervous system malformations. Most common manifestations are seizures and acute focal neurological deficits. We present a case report of a seventy-one year-old man with a two-month history of behavior changes, attention deficit and indifference followed by gait unsteadiness. Read More

    Modern Management of Nasal Hemangiomas.
    JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2017 May 11. Epub 2017 May 11.
    Hemangioma and Malformation Treatment Center, Charleston, South Carolina.
    Importance: Current treatment approaches for infantile hemangiomas of the nose include observation, pharmacologic agents, surgery, and/or laser therapy. Because of the known functional, social, and cosmetic effect of nasal deformities, obtaining the best possible result is critical. Optimal timing, type, duration, and extent of therapy remain unclear. Read More

    Asymptomatic left ventricular hemangioma.
    Radiol Case Rep 2017 Jun 7;12(2):240-243. Epub 2017 Apr 7.
    Department of Pathology, Inje University College of Medicine, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Busan, Korea.
    Cardiac hemangiomas are very rare benign neoplasms that are usually asymptomatic. Although there are often found incidentally during echocardiography, other imaging modalities such as computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and coronary angiography are needed to establish a diagnosis. Surgical excision is therefore recommended to confirm the diagnosis and avoid potential complications. Read More

    Metastasis of a Renal Collecting Duct Adenocarcinoma to the Oral Cavity After Tooth Extraction.
    J Craniofac Surg 2017 May 9. Epub 2017 May 9.
    *Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine †Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep ‡Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, TOBB Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey.
    Metastatic tumors rarely occur in the oral cavity. The most common of the oral metastases are lung cancers in males, and breast and genital cancers in females. The most common primary tumor metastasis to the oral cavity is from the lung, kidney, liver, prostate, and colorectal cancers. Read More

    Arq Bras Cir Dig 2017 Jan-Mar;30(1):21-26
    Gastrocentro Clinic and Clinic for Digestive Tract Surgery and Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Surgery, Onofre Lopes University Hospital, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, RN, Brazil.
    Background:: The hypervascular liver lesions represent a diagnostic challenge.

    Aim:: To identify risk factors for cancer in patients with non-hemangiomatous hypervascular hepatic lesions in radiologically normal liver.

    Method:: This prospective study included patients with hypervascular liver lesions in radiologically normal liver. Read More

    Scalp Infantile Hemangioma Complicated by Life-Threatening Bleeding.
    Pediatr Dermatol 2017 May 10. Epub 2017 May 10.
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    We report on an 8-month-old girl with an ulcerated occipital infantile hemangioma resulting in significant hemorrhage. The hemangioma responded rapidly to systemic propranolol and prednisolone, and we believe that describing her atypical clinical course would be helpful for others managing complicated scalp hemangiomas. Read More

    Value of Texture Feature Analysis in the Differential Diagnosis of Hepatic Cyst and Hemangioma in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 2017 Apr;39(2):169-176
    1 Department of Radiology,Hainan Branch of Chinese PLA General Hospital,Sanya,Hainan 572013,China; 2 Deapartment of Radiology,Chinese PLA General Hospital,Beijing 100853,China.
    Objective To investigate the difference of texture on conventional T2-weighted image (T2WI) between hepatic cyst and hepatic hemangioma. Methods All the subjects included 156 patients with hepatic cyst [A group:100 cases with equi or low signal on diffusion weighted imaging (DWI);B group:56 cases with high signal on DWI] and 100 patients with hemangioma (C group). Conventional magnetic resonance imaging T2WI,DWI and dynamic contrast enhancement were performed on all the patients,and the texture analysis was applied with the images of T2WI,and the texture parameters included angular second moment,contrast,correlation,inverse difference moment,and entropy. Read More

    [Diagnosis and treatment of the tumors of the parotid region in Pediatrics: cohort].
    Cir Pediatr 2016 Oct 10;29(4):135-141. Epub 2016 Oct 10.
    Servicio de Cirugía Pediátrica. Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Introduction: Parotid tumors are rare in children and usually have multiple differential diagnoses that require different diagnostic and treatment methods.

    Material And Methods: Retrospective cohort study of all consecutive pediatric patients with parotid tumors that were treated in Pediatric Surgery Service of Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires.

    Results: Twenty-two patients with parotid tumors were included and 72% (n=16) were female patients. Read More

    Histopathology of Spindle Cell Vascular Tumors.
    Surg Pathol Clin 2017 Jun 31;10(2):345-366. Epub 2017 Mar 31.
    Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, L25, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. Electronic address:
    Vascular tumors with a spindled morphology represent a diagnostic challenge in soft tissue pathology. It may be difficult to distinguish certain benign entities in this category from spindled vascular tumors of intermediate malignancy or even spindled variants of angiosarcoma. This article focuses on vascular tumors characterized by a predominantly spindled morphology, including spindle cell hemangioma, acquired tufted angioma (angioblastoma of Nakagawa), kaposiform hemangioendothelioma, Kaposi sarcoma, and spindle cell variants of angiosarcoma. Read More

    Case of sclerosing pneumocytoma combined with a typical carcinoid and pulmonary adenocarcinoma in different lobes.
    Thorac Cancer 2017 May 5. Epub 2017 May 5.
    Department of Radiology and Center for Lung Cancer, National Cancer Center, Goyang, South Korea.
    We report the first case of a 62-year-old man with a sclerosing pneumocytoma (SP) combined with a typical carcinoid (TC) and pulmonary adenocarcinoma in different lung lobes. Computed tomography revealed two nodules. The radiological diagnosis was primary lung cancer and a metastatic nodule; however, no enlarged lymph nodes were observed. Read More

    Sonography of Dermatologic Emergencies.
    J Ultrasound Med 2017 May 4. Epub 2017 May 4.
    Departments of Imaging and Dermatology, Institute for Diagnostic Imaging and Research of the Skin and Soft Tissues, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.
    Dermatologic conditions may be the subjects of potential emergency consultations, and the knowledge of their sonographic appearance can facilitate an early diagnosis and management. In this pictorial essay, the sonographic dermatologic anatomy, technique, and conditions that can be supported by a prompt sonographic diagnosis are reviewed. The sonographic signs that may help diagnose these entities are discussed with a practical approach. Read More

    Temperature Instability in an Infant Treated with Propranolol for Infantile Hemangioma.
    J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther 2017 Mar-Apr;22(2):124-127
    Infantile hemangiomas are prevalent in the first few months of life and can be associated with risks of scarring, blindness, ulcerations, and airway obstruction depending on the location of lesions. Options for therapy include surgery, laser therapy, or medications. Propranolol is the only US Food and Drug Administration-approved medication option. Read More

    Capillary Hemangioma of the Tympanic Membrane and External Auditory Canal.
    J Craniofac Surg 2017 May;28(3):e231-e232
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kosin University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea.
    Hemangiomas are very common tumors characterized by large numbers of vessels filled with blood. Capillary hemangioma is the most common type of hemangioma, whereas capillary hemangiomas of the tympanic membrane and external auditory canal are extremely rare vascular tumors. The authors present capillary hemangioma of the tympanic membrane and external auditory canal in a 54-year-old woman with right-sided aural fullness for 3 months. Read More

    Successful Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas With Propranolol in Low-Birth-Weight Infants.
    J Craniofac Surg 2017 May;28(3):789-793
    *Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo †Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, Chiba ‡Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan.
    Background: Infantile hemangioma (IH) is a benign neoplasm that causes scarring and cosmetic problems after spontaneous regression. Therefore, aggressive treatments such as laser irradiation and corticosteroid have been used; however, recently, the effect of propranolol has been widely noticed. In this study, the authors applied propranolol to low-birth-weight infants with IHs and evaluated its effect. Read More

    Vascular Anomalies: A Pediatric Surgeon's Perspective.
    Indian J Pediatr 2017 May 3. Epub 2017 May 3.
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110029, India.
    Anomalies affecting the capillary and venous channels form the bulk of the spectrum of vascular anomalies. As per International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) classification, these are referred to as hemangiomas and venous malformations respectively. The present article is a descriptive note of their management and outcomes. Read More

    Peritumoral Hyperplasia in Hepatic Sclerosed Hemangioma.
    ACG Case Rep J 2017 26;4:e61. Epub 2017 Apr 26.
    Department of Gastroenterology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan.
    Peritumoral hyperplasia (PTH) is a hyperplastic lesion located around hypervascular tumors. Hepatic sclerosed hemangioma is a very rare form of hemangioma with sclerotic changes and is distinct from sclerosing hemangioma. We present a patient with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis-induced cirrhosis who presented with a hypervascular tumor. Read More

    Intramuscular hemangiomas on the masseter muscle and orbicularis oris muscle: a report of two cases.
    J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2017 Apr 25;43(2):125-133. Epub 2017 Apr 25.
    Department of Pathology, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.
    Intramuscular hemangioma (IMH) is a rare vascular disease involving skeletal muscle, comprising only 0.8% of hemangiomas. About 10% to 15% of IMHs occur in the head and neck region, mostly involving the masseter muscle. Read More

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