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We describe two new resected cases of primary pulmonary hemangiopericytoma and the review of cases published in the period 1954-2002. The first patient has a large pulmonary mass of the right apex revealed by scapular pain. The right upper lobectomy with free margins reveals hemangiopericytoma. Pelvic and pulmonary metastases appear two years after surgery,(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiac wounds remain as highly lethal lesions in which their prognosis depends on the emergency management. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to analyse experiences of cardiac surgeons in different hospitals in Brussels and compare it with the findings in the literature. METHODS From 1st January 1990 till 1st December 2010, all penetrating(More)
We report the case of a male African patient who presented at day 8 of life with recurrent episodes of proximal small intestine occlusion, which was treated conservatively, because of misdiagnosis. Physical and cognitive development was normal throughout with, however, some episodes of stagnation. At the age of 15 years the recurrence of symptoms, not(More)
The breast carcinoma metastases preferentially in the axillary lymph nodes, bones, lungs, liver and soft tissues. Gastrointestinal or bladder dissemination is very rare. We report the case of a 63-year-old female with a clinical presentation of acute cholecystitis, who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy in emergency. The gallbladder showed a nodule at(More)
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