BACKGROUND: Absolute criteria for grading oligodendrogliomas are somewhatpoorly defined in contrast to those for grading astrocytic tumors, and cytologic features ofanaplastic oligodendrogliomas have been poorly described. CASE: A 63-year-old man presented with atoppling gait. Radiologic examination revealed a 7-cm mass… Read moreAnaplastic oligodendroglioma: a case report with characteristic cytologicfeatures, including minigemistocytes
BACKGROUND: Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis is a rare, autosomal recessive,inherited lipid storage disease characterized by accumulation of cholestanol and cholesterol in mosttissues. The disease is caused by mutations in the sterol 27-hydroxylase gene, leading to a blockin bile synthesis, with accumulation of… Read moreCerebrotendinous xanthomatosis:a case report.
BACKGROUND: Cystic nephroma is an uncommon pediatric renal neoplasm. It needsto be differentiated from cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma and from other renalneoplasms showing extensive cystic change.
BACKGROUND: Sporotrichosis is a granulomatous fungal infection caused bySporothrix schenckii, which frequently causes cutaneous or lymphocutaneous lesions and rarely hasoral manifestations.
BACKGROUND: Since the first description of extranodalfollicular dendriticcell sarcoma in 1994, there has been a gradual increase in understanding of the morphologic featuresand clinical presentation of this tumor.
BACKGROUND: Carcinoma metastatic to the pituitary gland is infrequent and hasbeen reportedly detected in approximately 1% of pituitary surgical cases. It may masquerade as apituitary adenoma both clinically and radiologically.
BACKGROUND: Juvenile granulosa cell tumors of the testis are rare gonadalstromal tumors of the pediatric age. They represent the most common neoplasms of the testis in thefirst 6 months of life. A testicular cystic mass is detected, or it can… Read moreTesticular juvenile granulosa cell tumor:a case report
BACKGROUND: The occurrence of a primary intramuscular infestation ofEchinococcus granulosus is extremely rare. CASE: A 70-year-old woman with primary skeletal musclehydatidosis initially presented with a soft tissue mass.