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[Primary breast diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in an elderly man maintaining long-term complete response].

Rinsho Ketsueki 2021 ;62(5):341-345

Department of Hematology, Nephrology, and Rheumatology, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine.

Primary breast diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is a rare non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that mostly affects women. Here, we report a case of primary breast DLBCL that affected an older man without any autoimmune disease or drug-related female hormones. The patient was a 65-year-old man whose chief complaints were gradually-increasing lump in the right chest and swelling of the right axillary lymph nodes. Read More

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Caecal desmoid tumour: a rare tumour at uncommon location and review of literature.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jun 4;14(6). Epub 2021 Jun 4.

General Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

A 49-year-old woman presented to surgery outpatient clinic with the awareness of a right lower abdomen asymptomatic lump for one week. Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen demonstrated a 10×11×15 cm heterogeneous lesion anterior to the ileocecal junction with the possibility of leiomyosarcoma. The patient was prepared for laparotomy and intraoperative there was a large tumour arising from the medial wall of cecum. Read More

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Algorithm for management of an incarcerated inguinal hernia in the emergency settings with manual reduction. Taxis, the technique and its safety.

Hernia 2021 May 25. Epub 2021 May 25.

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

Background: An acute inguinal hernia remains a common emergency surgical condition worldwide. While emergency surgery has a major role to play in treatment of acute hernias, not all patients are fit for emergency surgery, nor are facilities for such surgery always available. Taxis is the manual reduction of incarcerated tissues from the hernia sack to its natural compartment, and can help delay the need for surgery from days to months. Read More

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Ectopic Kidney Mimicking Appendicular Abscess.

Niger J Surg 2021 Jan-Jun;27(1):63-65. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Department of Urology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry, India.

Ectopic kidney is a congenital anomaly of renal position, which is commonly asymptomatic. Symptoms arising from pelvic kidneys can closely mimic pathological processes of nearby organs and vice versa. We report an 18-year-old girl who presented with acute onset of a painful lump in the right iliac fossa. Read More

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Primary hyperparathyroidism presenting as a brown tumor with hypercalcemia crisis in a second-trimester pregnant woman: A case report.

Yun Xu Yingying Yu

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 May;100(20):e25968

The Second Affiliated Hospital Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) in pregnancy is rare and unrecognized because the maternal physiological adaptations blurs the symptoms. There is no standard treatment strategy for maternal PHPT. Early diagnosis and interventions can prevent catastrophic consequences to the mother and fetus. Read More

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Pedicle screw system reconstruction in shoulder resection type IV-total scapulectomy: A case report and short term follow up.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 May 27;82:105899. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central General Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Shoulder resection remains a challenging procedure after scapulectomy for tumour resection. The results have various functional outcome, wound coverage, and cosmetic aspect. In this case report, we reported the outcome of pedicle screw application after scapulectomy procedure within 1 month follow up after surgical tumour excision. Read More

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Traumatic pseudoaneurysms of external carotid artery branch: Case series and treatment considerations.

Chin J Traumatol 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Department of Neurosurgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of Jiaxing University, Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China.

Purpose: To explore the diagnosis and treatment of traumatic external carotid branch pseudoaneurysms.

Methods: Eleven cases of traumatic external carotid artery branch pseudoaneurysms were admitted in our hospital. Digital subtraction angiography was performed in all patients. Read More

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Familial bilateral nodular oncocytic hyperplasia of the parotid gland in mother and son.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 19;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 19.

ENT, South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Torquay, UK.

This case series reports familial cases of nodular oncocytic hyperplasia (NOH) diagnosed in a mother and her son, 15 years apart. A 39-year-old man presented in 2003 with a lump below his left ear. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) performed showed multifocal parotid nodules and a diagnosis of NOH was histopathologically confirmed following left total parotidectomy. Read More

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Palbociclib with letrozole as second-line neo-systemic therapy after failure of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy for luminal type breast cancer: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Apr;100(14):e25175

Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery.

Rationale: Neo-adjuvant systemic therapy includes endocrine therapy and chemotherapy, which is widely used. Luminal breast cancer is resistant to chemotherapy and is more likely to not respond to chemotherapy before surgery. Palbociclib is a cyclin-dependent kinase 4 and 6 inhibitor. Read More

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[Inpatient treatment of Breast Cancer - the essentials].

Michael Knauer

Ther Umsch 2021 Apr;78(3):129-135

Brustzentrum Ostschweiz, St. Gallen.

Inpatient treatment of Breast Cancer - the essentials The treatment of breast cancer patients in the inpatient setting has dramatically changed over the last decades. Modern operative techniques resulted in tremendous reductions of morbidity and complication rates. New breast conserving surgical techniques and the consequent reduction of unnecessary extensive lymph node surgery resulted in a significantly shorter length of stay. Read More

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Assessment of a Risk-Based Approach for Triaging Mammography Examinations During Periods of Reduced Capacity.

JAMA Netw Open 2021 03 1;4(3):e211974. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Importance: Breast cancer screening, surveillance, and diagnostic imaging services were profoundly limited during the initial phase of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Objective: To develop a risk-based strategy for triaging mammograms during periods of decreased capacity.

Design, Setting, And Participants: This population-based cohort study used data collected prospectively from mammography examinations performed in 2014 to 2019 at 92 radiology facilities in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium. Read More

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[The HRT follow-up consultation. What to do in case of breast tumour (clinical or radiological) and microcalcifications. Postmenopausal women management: CNGOF and GEMVi clinical practice guidelines].

Gynecol Obstet Fertil Senol 2021 May 20;49(5):485-492. Epub 2021 Mar 20.

CHRU, Hôpitaux universitaires de Strasbourg, 1, place de l'hôpital, 67091 Strasbourg, France; Unité d'imagerie mammaire, Institut de cancérologie Strasbourg Europe (ICANS), 17, rue Albert-Calmette. 67033 Strasbourg cedex, France.

Objective: The objective was to evaluate the diagnostic value of clinical examination and complementary imaging in the exploration of a breast lump or microcalcifications occurring in a postmenopausal woman taking hormonal replacement therapy (HRT), based on a systematic review of the literature in order to make recommendations for HRT management.

Methods: A literature review was conducted using Medline, Cochrane Library data and international recommendations in French and English until 2020.

Results: In the presence of a clinical breast mass in postmenopausal women, there is no clinical evidence to rule out cancer. Read More

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Recurrent squamous cell carcinoma in a post cardiac transplant patient.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Feb 15;79:275-280. Epub 2021 Jan 15.

Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, Richmond, VA, United States. Electronic address:

Introduction And Importance: Solid organ transplantation has evolved along with dramatic advancements in definitive treatment for irreversible and uncompensated organ failure. Transplanted organ survival has improved as a result of reduced allograft rejection. However, negative long-term outcomes which were largely due to the adverse effects of rapidly evolving immunosuppressive regimens are still evident. Read More

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February 2021

Are rural women aware of breast cancer and do they practice breast self-examination? A cross-sectional study in a rural hospital in South India.

Indian J Cancer 2021 Jan 27. Epub 2021 Jan 27.

Department of Community Health, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Background: Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Indian women. Breast self-examination (BSE) remains a feasible screening method in resource-poor settings, yet diagnosis in advanced stages remains common. We aimed to assess the awareness of breast cancer and the practice of BSE among women in a rural area of south India. Read More

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January 2021

Carcinoma Expleomorphic Adenoma of the Lacrimal Gland.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Mar 8. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Adnexal Service, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Aims: To report the characteristics and long-term outcomes of patients presenting with carcinoma ex-pleomorphic adenoma (CXPA) or malignant mixed tumor of the lacrimal gland.

Methods: A retrospective case-note review for patients with CXPA, seen at Moorfields Eye Hospital between 1985 and 2018, was performed for demographics, presentation, imaging, histopathology, management, and outcome.

Results: Twenty-six patients (11 male; 42%) presented at a mean age of 46 years (median 46. Read More

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Characteristics of Breast Masses of Female Patients Referred for Diagnostic Breast Ultrasound from a Saudi Primary Health Care Setting.

Int J Gen Med 2021 3;14:755-763. Epub 2021 Mar 3.

Department of Family and Community Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Background: Breast masses are common among females presenting to primary health care (PHC) facilities. The family physician's role is crucial in detecting breast disease. Utilization of breast ultrasonography has been increasing recently as a diagnostic tool. Read More

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Fatal outcome of malignant phyllodes tumor of the breast in pregnancy: a case and literature review.

Gland Surg 2021 Jan;10(1):371-377

Department of Breast Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

Phyllodes tumor of the breast (PTB) is a rare fibroepithelial breast neoplasm that accounts for less than 1% of breast tumors. Only a few cases related to pregnancy have been reported. It is not known how pregnancy affects the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of breast tumors. Read More

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January 2021

A Systematic Review of the Omohyoid Muscle Syndrome (OMS): Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2021 Feb 25:3489421995037. Epub 2021 Feb 25.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.

Objective: Omohyoid muscle syndrome (OMS) is a condition that causes a X-shaped lateral neck lump on swallowing, caused by the failure of the central tendon of the omohyoid muscle to restrict movement of the muscle during swallowing. We aim to review the etiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic tests, and management options for this condition.

Data Sources: Pubmed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Cochrane databases were searched for all articles and abstracts related to OMS up to 29th July 2020. Read More

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February 2021

Successful endoscopic management of 3 cases of translocated intrauterine devices: a case report.

Ann Palliat Med 2021 Feb 18;10(2):2371-2378. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are the most popular form of contraception globally; however, the use of IUDs carries some risks. IUD migration is a rare but serious complication that occurs after insertion, sometimes years later. Herein, we report 3 cases of translocated IUDs removed by endoscopy and describe the clinical characteristics and intraoperative findings of these patients. Read More

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February 2021

Metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma presenting as breast lump: A rare case report.

Diagn Cytopathol 2021 Jul 20;49(7):E281-E285. Epub 2021 Feb 20.

Department of Pathology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP, India.

Renal cell carcinoma is as an aggressive tumor associated with metastasis in about one-third of the cases, but it rarely metastasizes to breast, which further is a rare site of metastasis from extramammary solid tumors. Here, we report the case of a 60-year-old female who presented with breast metastasis from renal cell carcinoma. The mammogram showed a well-defined hyperdense mass of 2. Read More

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Breast tuberculosis: a case series.

J Med Case Rep 2021 Feb 20;15(1):73. Epub 2021 Feb 20.

Surgical Oncology Department, Institute Salah Azaiez of Oncology, Tunis, Tunisia.

Background And Aim: Breast tuberculosis is a rare disease, even in endemic areas. The diagnosis can be challenging, as it can mimic breast cancer. We aim to report our experience and discuss diagnoses and management modalities. Read More

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February 2021

Recurrent Leiomyosarcoma With Malignant Transformation.

Cureus 2021 Jan 13;13(1):e12672. Epub 2021 Jan 13.

Oncology, Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Hospital, Colombo, LKA.

The soft tissues are comprised of various structures and supportive tissues in the body, including muscle, connective tissues, endothelium, synovium, fat, lymphatics, and fascia. Soft tissue sarcomas may arise in any part of the body. The most common sites are the trunk and the extremities. Read More

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January 2021

Osteofibrous dysplasia-like adamantinoma versus osteofibrous dysplasia in children: A case report of challenging diagnosis.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Mar 28;80:105599. Epub 2021 Jan 28.

Musculoskletal Pathology Division, Departement of Anatomic Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia-Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Osteofibrous dysplasia (OFD) and Osteofibrous dysplasia-like Adamantinoma have a similar appearance both in clinical and radiography, but different in its histopathology. Despite this similarity, the treatment and prognosis are different, therefore the diagnosis should be established precisely.

Case Illustration: A three-year-old boy was admitted to hospital after falling on his lower leg. Read More

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Application of neoadjuvant chemotherapy combined with anlotinib in occult breast cancer: A case report and review of literature.

World J Clin Cases 2021 Feb;9(4):919-926

Department of Breast Surgery, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun 130021, Jilin Province, China.

Background: Occult breast cancer (OBC) is a special type of breast cancer presenting as axillary lymph node metastasis with undetectable primary lesions in the breast. Due to its low incidence and unique clinical manifestations, there is a lack of consensus on the diagnosis and treatment of OBC. We report a case of OBC treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy combined with anlotinib. Read More

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February 2021

Endoscopically assisted transoral resection of a Bailey type IV second branchial cleft cyst: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Jan;100(3):e24375

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Rationale: The diagnosis of type IV branchial cleft cyst (BCC) according to the Bailey classification is very challenging due to lack of specific clinical manifestations in the early stage of the disease. Here, we present the transoral surgical route of endoscopic resection of second BCC in the parapharyngeal space (PPS) with good outcomes.

Patient Concerns: A 21-year-old man with a 1-year history of snoring complained about sore throat for 1 month and a fever that lasted for 3 days. Read More

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January 2021

Late-Stage Diagnosis and Associated Factors Among Breast Cancer Patients in South and Southwest Ethiopia: A Multicenter Study.

Clin Breast Cancer 2021 Feb 1;21(1):e112-e119. Epub 2020 Oct 1.

Institute of Medical Epidemiology, Biometrics, and Informatics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany; Department of Gynaecology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Electronic address:

Background: Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in women in low- and middle-income countries, largely because of late-stage diagnosis. Yet studies are very limited in the Ethiopian context. Therefore, we determined the occurrence of late-stage disease and associated factors in selected public hospitals in south and southwest Ethiopia. Read More

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February 2021

Emergency high ligation in a suspected COVID-19 pediatric patient with incarcerated inguinal hernia: A case report.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2021 Feb 25;62:261-264. Epub 2021 Jan 25.

Pediatric Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada/Dr. Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, 55281, Indonesia.

Background: SARS-Cov-2 infects not only adults, but also children, including pediatric surgery patients with acute abdomen. Here, we report a pediatric surgery case with incarcerated inguinal hernia and suspected COVID-19.

Case Presentation: A 11-month-old male was brought to our emergency department with the main complaint of recurrent yellowish-green vomiting that was experienced from one day before admission. Read More

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February 2021

Inferomedially impacted zygomatic fracture reduction by reverse vector using an intraoral approach with Kirschner wire.

Arch Plast Surg 2021 Jan 15;48(1):69-74. Epub 2021 Jan 15.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Kyung Hee University Hospital, Kyung Hee University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: In inferomedially rotated zygomatic fractures sticking in the maxillary sinus, it is often difficult to achieve complete reduction only by conventional intraoral reduction. We present a new intraoral reduction technique using a Kirschner wire and its clinical outcome.

Methods: Among 39 inferomedially impacted zygomatic fractures incompletely reduced by a simple intraoral reduction trial with a bone elevator, a Kirschner wire (1. Read More

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January 2021

Case 286: Sarcoidlike Granulomatosis and Lymphadenopathy-Thoracic Manifestations of Nivolumab Drug Toxicity.

Radiology 2021 02;298(2):471-475

From the Department of Radiology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 757 Westwood Plaza, Suite 1638, Los Angeles, CA 90095.

History A 70-year-old man had a posterior left thigh lesion confirmed to be biopsy-proven melanoma. The patient underwent wide excision and sentinel node biopsy, which showed absence of residual melanoma. Two years later, the patient noticed a subcentimeter subcutaneous lump in his thigh. Read More

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February 2021