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Acral myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma is a rare low-grade malignant soft tissue tumor, usually observed in the extremities of middle-aged patients. We report a case involving the third finger of the left hand of a middle-aged man. The tumor showed a nodular architecture, with cellular areas, occasional foci of hyalinized fibrosis, and hypocellular(More)
CONTEXT Gliosarcoma is a rare variant of glioblastoma multiforme containing distinct gliomatous and sarcomatous components. Gliosarcoma comprise 1.8-8% of glioblastoma multiforme and are clinically similar to them, affecting adults in the fourth and sixth decades of life, with a higher proportion found in males. The survival for patients with Gliosarcoma is(More)
We report here a 44-year-old Moroccan man with resectable gastric adenocarcinoma with overexpression of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) by immunohistochemistry who was treated with trastuzumab in combination with chemotherapy in perioperative setting. He received 3 cycles of neoadjuvant chemotherapy consisting of trastuzumab, oxaliplatin,(More)
INTRODUCTION Invasive aspergillosis of the maxillary sinus is a severe infection most commonly observed in immunocompromised patients. We report a pseudo-tumoral presentation of invasive aspergillosis of the maxillary sinus, in immunocompetent adult. CASE REPORT A 70-year-old female patient consulted for chronic rhino-sinusitis resistant to medical(More)
OBJECT The association of posterior ring apophysis separation (PRAS) with lumbar disc herniation (LDH) is uncommon and represents a true subgroup of disc herniation mainly seen in the adolescent population. The objective of this study was to describe a decade of experience in the care of adult patients with PRAS with LDH, giving particular attention to its(More)
INTRODUCTION Psammomatoid cemento-ossifying fibroma (PCOF) is a rare benign fibro-osseous lesion. It affects the maxilla, the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, and the ethmoid. It is slow-growing, progressive, and benign but it can be locally extended and mimic a malignant tumor. OBSERVATION We report the unusual case of a 36-year-old woman with a nasal(More)
Lipoma is a common benign tumor of soft tissues in adults. An intrathoracic location, particularly in the parietal pleura, is rare. We report two cases of pleural parietal lipoma with a review of literature. A preoperative diagnosis was established histologically by fine-needle aspiration in the first case and radiologically by computed tomography scan in(More)
Chondroid syringoma (CS) of the orbit is an extremely rare benign neoplasm. To the best of our knowledege, this is the second case reported in the english litérature.We report a case of a 41-year-old woman with orbital CS. This tumor developed slowly over 8 years causing indolor, no axil, exophtalmos of the left eye. Computed tomography demonstrated an(More)
BACKGROUND In the ovary, metastatic malignant melanoma may be confused with primary malignant melanoma and presents a diagnosis challenge. Most cases are associated with disseminated diseases and poor prognosis. We present this case report of a metastatic ovarian malignant melanoma simulating primary ovarian cancer. CASE REPORT A 45-year-old premenopausal(More)