Brooke-Spiegler syndrome is a rare entity. It is an autosomal dominant syndrome in which multiple trichoepitheliomas, cylin-dromas, or other adnexal tumors are seen. Very few cases of Brooke-Spiegler syndrome are reported in the literature. We came across a 40-year-old female in which multiple trichoepitheliomas and cylindromas were seen on scalp. In view… (More)
INTRODUCTION Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common form of acquired hypothyroidism. Fine needle aspiration cytology is one important tool in diagnosing Hashimoto's thyroditis, along with clinical, biochemical, immunological and ultrasonographical modalities. The present study examines cytological aspects of Hashimoto's thyroiditis along with their… (More)
Sertoli-leydig cell tumors are the uncommon sex-cord stromal tumors of the ovary. We report a case of 42-year-old female with retiform variant of sertoli-leydig cell tumour. She presented with the complaint of mass in abdomen for 7 years. Ultrasound revealed bilateral ovarian mass suggestive of malignancy. Bilateral salpingo-oopherectomy with surgical… (More)
INTRODUCTION Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a reliable diagnostic tool used to diagnose breast lesions preoperatively. However, FNAC is also associated with diagnostic pitfalls. Further studies are needed to improve its diagnostic efficacy. We noticed ovoid, bare nuclei arranged in closely touching diads (benign pairs) in a significant number of… (More)
We present a case of a 22-year-old female who presented with acute abdomen and amenorrhea. Emergency laprotomy was done with a clinical diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy. On laprotomy, twisted fimbrial cysts were found. Thus, although fimbrial cysts are rarely twisted, they should be considered as a cause of acute abdomen in a female of reproductive age group.