Irina Veytsman

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Adrenal cortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare malignancy in which patients have poor overall 5-year survival. Patients with ACC can present with symptoms of hormone excess, including Cushing's syndrome, virilization, feminization, or--less frequently--hypertension with hypokalemia. In many patients with ACC, advanced disease at presentation precludes surgery(More)
Importance. Laryngeal cancer infrequently results in distant metastases, but metastasis to skeletal muscle is extremely uncommon. Observations. A 55-year-old male presenting with progressive dyspnea and hoarseness was found to have Stage IVA T4aN2cM0 laryngeal cancer and eventually underwent total laryngectomy. Before the patient could be started on(More)
Purpose. Dasatinib is an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) of BCR-ABL and SRC family and ixabepilone is an epothilone B analog. Synergistic activity has been reported when combining dasatinib with chemotherapy. This study was conducted to determine the dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs) and the maximum tolerated doses (MTDs) for this combination. Patients(More)
Essentials Ovarian vein thrombosis (OVT) is a rare but potentially serious condition. OVT is associated with postpartum, pelvic disease, surgeries, and other thrombophilic states. We report a case of idiopathic OVT in a healthy, premenopausal woman. OVT should be considered for abdominal pain in women even outside the postpartum range. SUMMARY Ovarian(More)
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