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OBJECTIVE To report and propose a consensus term for eight cases of a newly recognized, asymptomatic, rapidly growing unilateral labium majus mass without palpable borders in prepubertal girls, appearing to be temporally associated with the physiologic increase of adrenal hormones. METHODS Histologic examination, special stains, and immunohistochemistry(More)
BACKGROUND Uterus transplantation (UTx) is developed in animal models as a future method to treat uterine factor infertility. METHODS All published studies in the area of UTx research were identified. Aspects relating to surgery, cold-ischemia/reperfusion, rejection, immunosuppression, pregnancy, ethics and institutional requirements were examined. (More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze clinicopathologic patterns of early ovarian carcinoma. DESIGN Retrospective chart and histopathology review. SETTING Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York and the Centre Jean Perrin, Clermont Ferrand, France. PATIENT(S) Seventy-six consecutive cases of Fédération Internationale de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique stage I ovarian(More)
Lichen planus is a dermatologic disease that affects both skin and mucosa. Here we report five cases of lichen planus that presented as the oral component of the vulvovaginal-gingival syndrome. Four of the cases were associated with biopsy-proven oral lichen planus, and all five patients had oral lesions that clinically resembled lichen planus. Three(More)
OBJECTIVE To define the pathologic changes underlying the mechanism of shrinkage of uterine leiomyomata in patients treated with luprolide acetate. DESIGN Retrospective study of pathologic changes seen in leiomyomata removed by hysterectomy or myomectomy in treated and untreated patients, matched by age and size of uteri and leiomyomata. PATIENT(S)(More)
This is a case report (and review of the literature) of a 12-year and 10-month-old girl with a rare congenital anomaly of uterus didelphys, unilateral cervix aplasia, and ipsilateral renal aplasia. She had severe dysmenorrhea from the first menses. In an effort to preserve fertility, a cervical fistula was made that closed over. A laparoscopic(More)
Until recently, only life and death situations warranted organ transplantation. Nonvital transplantation, to further a patient s wishes and goals, was not considered justified. It can be argued, however, that this distinction is not morally significant. Patients with kidney failure, for example, can be kept alive by dialysis. But their quality of life would(More)