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INTRODUCTION Ectopic thyroid is a rare pathology characterized by thyroid tissue, located outside of the normal area. The aim of this study was to report a case of a basilingual ectopic-thyroid goiter and to present clinical, paraclinical, and treatment aspects. CASE REPORT A 45-year-old woman presented with a mass located at the base of the(More)
Three different tumour-like lesions within the infrapatellar fat pad, an osteochondroma, a localised pigmented villonodular synovitis and a synovial cyst are reported. The osteochondroma and the pigmented villonodular synovitis were treated by marginal excision, and the synovial cyst was resected using arthroscopy.
We reviewed retrospectively the results of 28 hips (25 patients) after revision of the femoral component with use of a cemented stem, because of aseptic loosening. The mean duration of follow-up was 4.43 years (range 2–12 years). Over the course of the study period, repeat revision was done in 4 hips after an average of 4.45 years. Three hips had a repeat(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this article is to describe the clinical, radiological, and therapeutic aspects of well-differentiated liposarcomas of the hypopharynx. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a 34-year-old woman seen for dysphonia and dyspnea. The nasal endoscopy found a well-delimited ovoid tumefaction, attached at the right lateral wall of the(More)
INTRODUCTION Mucocele is a pseudo-cystic tumor of the paranasal sinuses. Despite its benign histological nature, it is aggressive towards neighboring structures (orbit and brain). Our aim was to study the epidemiological, clinical, therapeutic, and evolution aspects of this pathology. PATIENT AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective study over a period of(More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital internal jugular phlebectasia corresponds to congenital dilatation of the vein without tortuosity. More than one hundred cases of phlebectasia involving the neck veins have been reported in the literature. The authors describe the clinical features, treatment and outcome of this anomaly. CASE REPORT A six-year-old child with no(More)
Laryngeal schwannoma is a rare benign tumour of the larynx. Schwannomas derive from the Schwann cells. The majority occurs in supraglottic area and may arise at any age. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the best imaging tool for suggesting the diagnosis in the appropriate clinical context. Conservative surgery is the treatment of choice. These tumors(More)
INTRODUCTION Myofibromatosis is a rare tumor. Two forms are described, solitary and multicentric, the solitary type is more common and is localized mainly on the head and the neck, mandible involvement is rare. The recent observation of a patient with a myofibrome of the mandible has given the opportunity to conduct an analysis and review of the literature(More)
INTRODUCTION The leech is an aquatic worm living in fresh water, especially in tropical areas. It may be found exceptionally in the upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) after consumption of spring water or water from natural wells, after swimming in still waters (lakes and dams). The author's objective was to study epidemiological, clinical, therapeutic, and(More)
INTRODUCTION Hemangioma are rare benign vascular tumors. Histologically, there are several types including capillary, cavernous and mixed hemangioma. We present a very rare mixed hemangioma of the nasal septum. CASE REPORT A 30-year-old woman consulted for unilateral epistaxis and nasal obstruction. CT scan revealed a tumor filling the rhinopharynx,(More)