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Endocrine mucin-producing sweat gland carcinoma (EMPSGC) is a rare low-grade sweat gland carcinoma with a strong predilection to the eyelid region. It is histologically analogous to endocrine ductal carcinoma/solid papillary carcinoma of the breast and is characterized by a multinodular solid cystic mucinous tumor with immunoreactivity to neuroendocrine… (More)
BACKGROUND Spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage is a devastating form of stroke and its incidence increases with age. Obtaining brain tissue following intracerebral haemorrhage helps to understand its cause. Given declining autopsy rates worldwide, the feasibility of establishing an autopsy-based collection and its generalisability are uncertain. METHODS… (More)
A 77-year-old male presented with a large papillomatous conjunctival lesion on his lower eyelid. Biopsy and extensive systemic investigation revealed this to be a primary conjunctival transitional cell carcinoma. Patient preference and coexisting medical problems dictated conservative management with surgical debulking, topical mitomicin, and radiotherapy.… (More)
Fluconazole proved effective in treating fungal peritonitis caused by Trichosporon cutaneum. Fluconazole seems to offer several advantages over other antifungal drugs in the treatment of fungal peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients.