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BACKGROUND Adenomatoid tumor is one of the most common primary neoplasms of the paratesticular area. The epididymis is the most common site of involvement; however, it can also arise from the tunica albuginea, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and testis. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is being increasingly used for lesions in the paratesticular… (More)
BACKGROUND The damage to ovarian reserve inflicted by surgery for endometriosis represents a major concern in the balance between reproductive benefits and risks. AIM To evaluate the ovarian reserve in sub fertile women after laparoscopic endometriotic cystectomy. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Prospective study, done in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,… (More)
INTRODUCTION Primary small cell carcinoma of the esophagus is a rare and aggressive tumor. Patients present with metastatic disease and have a poor clinical outcome. The objective of the study was to correlate clinical and histopathological features of primary small cell carcinoma of the esophagus diagnosed and treated at our hospital. MATERIALS AND… (More)
We report a 45-year-old woman who presented with hematemesis. Endoscopy showed nodular lesions and ulcers in the gastric antrum; histology of the lesions showed amyloidosis. The patient had received melphalan and prednisolone for multiple myeloma 5 years earlier.
Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumour (JGCT) of ovary represents a small fraction of all primary ovarian malignancies. It is a subtype of granulosa cell tumour that is almost always found during the first three decades of life. Histologically, it differs from the typical adult type of granulosa cell tumour. It accounts for 5-15% of all granulosa cell tumours,… (More)
Benign epithelioid peripheral nerve sheath tumor, a rare entity is an umbrella term describing benign, neural origin tumors with epithelioid morphology. Clinically indistinguishable from other benign cutaneous lesions, histopathology offers the only source of accurate diagnosis. Morphologic mimics include many benign and malignant soft tissue lesions.… (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs) could make good-quality Pap smears after focused training and to determine which sampling device is most effective in their hands in field practice areas. STUDY DESIGN In a downstaging cervical cancer screening program, 394 symptomatic rural Indian women between the ages of 35 and 60 were… (More)
Lipomatous tumors of the uterus are rare neoplasms which can be divided into three broad groups - pure, mixed, and the exceedingly rare malignant liposarcoma. Lipoleiomyoma is a rare benign variant of leiomyoma with an incidence ranging between 0.03% and 0.2%. These tumors are usually seen in obese postmenopausal women and are usually asymptomatic but may… (More)
Adrenal oncocytoma is a rare entity, with 20 cases reported in literature. A functional oncocytoma is extremely rare. We present a case of adrenal oncocytoma in a hypertensive male who had elevated catecholamine levels, which improved after adrenalectomy with decrease in daily antihypertensive requirement.