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A 45 year-old female patient presented with a previous history of abdominal pain whose onset had occurred one year earlier. Pelvic ultrasonography demonstrated a suspiciously malignant left adnexal complex cyst, confirmed by pelvic magnetic resonance imaging. After surgical resection, the histological diagnosis was ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinoma. As(More)
Transthoracic needle biopsy with fluoroscopic or computed tomographic guidance is a well-established and safe method for diagnosing malignant and benign thoracic lesions. Nonetheless, ultrasound is as effective as computed tomography for the guidance of transthoracic biopsies of peripheral pulmonary lesions and mediastinal tumors, and it offers some(More)
the lesions by the paramagnetic contrast agent. Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid showed that there was no infection with Cryptococcus or any other agents, indicating an effective response to the treatment. The combination of clinical and radiological worsening, despite an effective treatment response, in a patient with evidence of immunosuppression(More)
A male, 81-year-old patient admitted because of a progressive increase of the abdominal volume for five months, in association with daily episodes of sudden sweating with syncope. Physical examination revealed the presence of a palpable mass in the right flank and hypogastrium. Computed tomography (CT) (Figures 1A and 1B) demonstrated a voluminous,(More)
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