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Acinar cell carcinoma is an uncommon type of carcinoma of the pancreas that can exceptionally arise in ectopic pancreatic tissue. Herein, we report a case of a 52-year-old man with pancreatic-type acinar cell carcinoma of the stomach and concomitant pancreatic metaplasia of the adjacent nonneoplastic gastric mucosa. There was neither clinical nor(More)
INTRODUCTION Giant anal condyloma also called Buschke-Löwenstein tumor is a rare sexually transmitted disease involving anogenital region with potential malignant degeneration into invasive squamous carcinoma. Complete surgical excision is the treatment of choice and often wide wounds are necessary to reach clear margins and prevent recurrence. (More)
More than half of all patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma are over 70 years of age. Life expectancy for the elderly population is increasing and currently major pancreatic resection provides the only meaningful chance of cure for periampullary and pancreatic tumors. Controversy over what constitutes the correct treatment of these tumors in elderly(More)
Totally implantable central venous access devices, or ports, are commonly used for those patients which require long-term or continuum intravenous infusion therapy. We report a case of a rare complication related to them, called pinch-off syndrome, arising by the chronic compression of the central venous catheter between the clavicle and the first rib, with(More)
The Authors report on a rare case of blunt traumatic injury of the gallbladder. A careful clinical examination, an abdominal ultrasonography and a contrast material-enhanced computed tomography have a primary importance for a correct diagnosis. Laparoscopic surgery has an important diagnostic and, in selected cases, therapeutic role. In all traumatic(More)
Mesenteric fibromatosis is a rare benign mesenteric tumour, characterised by infiltrative growth and high rates of recurrence. Histological examination is the only diagnostic procedure capable of ruling out a malignant mesenteric neoplasm. It is not always possible to perform a radical removal of the tumour mass because it may have infiltrated important(More)
We report the case of a very complex proliferation arose in the context of the soft tissues of the axilla, composed of elements derived from the neural crest: several of hamartomatous significance: ("cafe au lait spots without neurofibroma, groups of nevoids cells), others clearly neoplastic with the characters of the melanoma and the MPNST. The melanoma(More)
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