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The coexistence of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) and pregnancy is very rare. We are the first to add to the literature a case report of GIST occurring during pregnancy with immunohistochemical staining for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and progesterone receptor (PgR). A role of PgR and EGFR in tumor growth should not be excluded, and… (More)
The frequency of congenital heart disease in children with Down's Syndrome is high and ranges between 40 and 50% of cases. It was evident for many years that patients with trisomy 21 present certain congenital heart defects (atrioventricular canal, ventricular septal defect, tetralogy of Fallot) and seem to be "protected" from others (situs inversus and… (More)
A case of multifocal epithelioid angiosarcoma of the femur, tibia, fibula, and astragalus in a 54-year-old man is reported. The tumor was composed of nests and cords of malignant cells with epithelioid morphology, with foci of vascular differentiation, necrosis, and hemorrhage. By immunohistochemistry, the neoplastic cells showed positivity for endothelial… (More)
BACKGROUND Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder is a rare primary urologic disease, poorly responsive to radiation or chemotherapy as first-line treatment. CASE REPORT After trans-urethral resection of the bladder, a 62-year-old woman was diagnosed with mucinous adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder. An upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy and a… (More)
Chronic intracerebral haematoma is a rare entity. The natural history of this condition is unclear and its diagnosis is difficult. Two cases of chronic intracerebral haematoma from different sources are reported. We discuss the controversies about its pathogenesis, clinical presentation, CT diagnosis and treatment.
A rare case of cystic angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma of the thigh in a 13-years-old girl is reported. Final diagnosis was made only after surgical excision. A review of the literature with a discussion of the particularity of this case are also examined in order to achieve the best surgical strategy and the lower risk of recurrence.