Alfredo Tonsi

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Cystic tumors of the pancreas are less frequent than other tumors in neoplastic pancreatic pathology, but in recent years the literature has reported an increasing number. After the first report by Becourt in 1830, cystic tumors were classified into 2 different types by Compagno and Oertel in 1978: benign tumors with glycogen-rich cells and mucinous cystic(More)
BACKGROUND Retroperitoneal abscess, extending to the groin as an isolated tender lump, is rare as the first manifestation of Crohn's disease. CASE PRESENTATION This report describes a young, fit and healthy 22 year-old woman with no previous history of gastrointestinal disorder, who presented with an isolated, tender lump in her right groin as the initial(More)
Granular cell tumours (Gcts) are rare and most commonly located in the oral cavity, skin or subcutaneous tissue. The occurrence of this tumour in the biliary tract is rare. A 26 year old African man presented with abdominal pain and obstructive jaundice was found to have a localised distal bile stricture suggestive of cholangiocarcinoma which was resected(More)
Reinforcement of inguinal hernia repair with prosthetic mesh is standard practice but can cause considerable pain and stiffness around the groin and affect physical functioning. This has led to various types of mesh being engineered, with a growing interest in lighter-weight mesh. Minimally invasive approaches have also significantly reduced postoperative(More)
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