Barbara Madej

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Breast neoplasm may develop in ectopically located glandular tissue. This paper presents an interesting and rare case of a 50-year-old female who despite regular mammography screening examination developed an invasive accessory breast cancer. Clinical examination revealed a 2 cm - tumour localized 4 cm below the left inframammary fold. The lesion was(More)
Developmental anomalies of the breast are frequently observed in women. The most serious pathology is gigantomastia. This type of breast hypertrophy may be caused by hypersensitivity of the breast oestrogen and progesterone receptors, by disturbances of the normal balance of oestrogen and androgen hormones, by hyperthyroidism or by hormonal activity of the(More)
The aim of this work is to study changes in activities of lysosomal enzymes of lungs in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome as complication in the course of experimental acute pancreatitis. The study was carried out on 100 male rats, Wistar strain 240-480 g weight. The healthy animals were used as control to find out to norms of activity of lysosomal(More)
Progress in imaging techniques has brought a solution to the problem of the early diagnosis of breast cancer. An interesting case of breast cancer is presented here, pictures of the malignant tumour are demonstrated and the usefulness of new diagnostic methods analysed. The presentation of this case may contribute to greater effectiveness in early breast(More)
Understanding of the anatomy of the axillary lymph nodes is important in diagnostic and treatment procedures for breast cancer. An interesting case is presented here of breast cancer without a breast tumour. The first symptom of the disease was lymphadenopathy of the axillary region. This kind of case is extremely rare in clinical practise (one case per 1-5(More)
BACKGROUND The foramen magnum is an important anatomical opening in the base of the skull through which the posterior cranial fossa communicates with the vertebral canal. It is also related to a number of pathological conditions including Chiari malformations, various tumours, and occipital dysplasias. The aim of the study was to evaluate the morphology of(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate the toxicity of non-selective (tolmetin, ibuprofen and piroxicam) and selective (DFU) cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors on pregnant and non-pregnant rats. The drugs were administered orally once (DFU, piroxicam) or three times (tolmetin, ibuprofen) a day from days 8 through 21 of gestation experiment in three doses. The(More)
The progress made in recent years in the diagnostics of breast cancer, the universal character of mammographic and ultrasonographic screening examinations and the growth of social awareness with respect to this disease have caused a great deal of diagnostic problems. Cases of big, ulcerating cancer tumours, which infiltrate skin have now become history, and(More)