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INTRODUCTION Retroperitoneal cysts are uncommon, with an estimated incidence of 1/5750 to 1/250,000. CASE PRESENTATION A male patient was admitted with an abdominal pain, jaundice and fever. Clinical examination and investigations confirmed an idiopathic benign retroperitoneal cyst. He underwent surgery and was discharged after making good recovery. (More)
BACKGROUND Primary cutaneous melanoma of the breast is a very rare tumour, accounting for < 5% of all malignant melanomas. CASE PRESENTATION A young lady was seen in the breast clinic for a skin lesion in the right breast. Clinical examination and investigations confirmed a diagnosis of a primary cutaneous melanoma of the breast. The lesion was excised(More)
INTRODUCTION Sebaceous gland tumours are rare and their presence should be considered as a marker for Muir-Torre Syndrome, alerting to search for an occult malignancy. CASE PRESENTATION A 43-year-old Caucasian female patient underwent excision of a sebaceous cyst. Histopathology confirmed a sebaceous carcinoma. Further investigations revealed multiple(More)
INTRODUCTION The parotid gland and the great cervical veins are very rarely involved in a metastatic thyroid cancer. CASE PRESENTATION We report an interesting case of an unusual metastasis of a thyroid follicular carcinoma including the histopathological and radiological findings. A woman was seen in the otolaryngology clinic with a mass at the angle of(More)
Different contents in the femoral hernia have been reported in the literature, but herniation of the fallopian tube in a femoral hernia is very rare due to its normal anatomical position. Case Presentation. A female patient was admitted to the surgical ward for a lump in the right groin. Clinical examination confirmed a right femoral hernia. The patient(More)
BACKGROUND The coexistence of breast cancer and tuberculosis is very rare. This can create a dilemma in the diagnosis and treatment as there are no pathognomonic symptoms or signs to distinguish both diseases. CASE PRESENTATION A female patient was seen in the breast clinic for a right breast lump. Clinical examination and investigation confirmed cancer(More)
INTRODUCTION The appearance of the apple-core lesion of the colon can be caused by several diseases. CASE PRESENTATION A male patient was referred to the surgical clinic with melaena and weight loss. Clinical examination and investigations confirmed an apple-core lesion of the colon. He underwent surgery, but unfortunately, died of a chest infection two(More)
BACKGROUND Metastases to the breast from extramammary tumours are uncommon, and metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the breast is extremely rare. We report a metastasis to the breast from a renal primary with the radiological and histopathological features. CASE PRESENTATION An 81-year-old lady was seen in the breast clinic for a right breast mass after(More)
BACKGROUND Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas comprise 10%-15% of pancreatic cystic lesions, with the serous cystadenoms being the commonest. The association of exocrine and endocrine tumours of the pancreas unrelated to Von Hipple Lindau disease is very rare. Very few cases have been reported in the literature. We present another case of both these tumours(More)
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