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INTRODUCTION Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenoma is a rare tumor prevailing specifically in female gender. Its histogenesis is still unclear and its diagnosis is mainly based on morphological characteristics. CASE PRESENTATION the subject is a 44 years old man presenting an abdominal pain on the right side, with a palpable mass which appeared(More)
Biliary cystadenoma is a rare cystic tumor of the middle aged woman that usually arises in the liver or occasionally in the extrahepatic bile ducts. It has a strong potential for recurrence and for malignant transformation. The lack of specific clinical and biological features hinders diagnosis before surgery. The spontaneous rupture of a hepatobiliary(More)
AIMS Pseudoangiomatous spindle cell lipoma (PASCL) is a rare variant of spindle cell lipoma. Nine cases have been previously described in the literature. In this retrospective study, we report six cases reviewed in the department of pathology at the Bergonié Institute between 01/01/1987 and 31/12/2009. METHODS Clinical and histological data were reviewed.(More)
INTRODUCTION Myelolipomas are uncommon, benign tumors composed of mature adipose tissue and hematopoietic elements. They mostly occur in the adrenal glands, but extra-adrenal myelolipomas have also been reported in other locations such as the presacral region, retroperitoneum, pelvis and mediastinum. Here, we present a case of an extra-adrenal myelolipoma(More)
UNLABELLED Metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the gallbladder is extremely rare, with reported frequencies of less than 0.6% in large autopsy reviews. Only 40 cases were reported in the literature. We report a first case of gallbladder polypoid tumor revealing metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma, which demonstrates the importance of radiological(More)
Myositis ossificans circumscripta (MOC) is a benign condition of non-neoplastic heterotopic bone formation in the muscle or soft tissue. Trauma plays a role in the development of MOC, thus, non-traumatic MOC is very rare. Although MOC may occur anywhere in the body, the lesions are localized predominantly in the high-risk sites of injury, such as the thigh,(More)
INTRODUCTION The pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular intermediate malignancy tumour. CASE PRESENTATION A 45-year-old man, he shows an isolated chronic cough with a preserved general state of health. The thoracoabdominal Computed tomography showed three well limited opacities of the right lung, among them one shows some(More)
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the lung is an unusual malignant tumor. Among this entity, the endobronchial form is very rare and the preoperative diagnosis is extremely difficult. We present two different presentations and outcomes of primary endobronchial leiomyosarcoma of the lung. In both cases, the histological study and the immunohistochemical stain, of(More)
Most hydatid cysts are found in the liver or lungs but occurrence in other locations is possible. The purpose of this report is to describe three cases involving cysts locate in the ovary, joint, and thyroid. Clinical findings associated with these uncommon locations were poorly specific and diagnosis required histological examination after surgical(More)