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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the clinical and histologic features of 6 cases of sublingual salivary gland tumors treated in a single institution. STUDY DESIGN The clinical data were obtained from the medical records, and the histopathologic slides were reviewed. RESULTS Four cases were adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) and 2 were(More)
AIMS We report uncommon histopathological findings in fatal measles infection. METHODS AND RESULTS We describe the autopsies of four patients who died during a measles outbreak in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1997. Two of the patients were children receiving chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, one was an adult with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)(More)
Sebaceous carcinoma (SC) is a rare malignancy, affecting mainly the periocular glands. To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first English-language report of parotid SC affecting children; two cases are presented. Immunohistochemical studies included 29 different antibodies (15 of these were cytokeratins, CKs). For each case, DNA ploidy status(More)
The 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) has become a standard procedure for the diagnosis, staging, and restaging in lymphoma patients. However, a relative high rate of false-positive results has been reported. We report a case of a 40-year-old man with a previous history of a nodal follicular lymphoma, stage(More)
UNLABELLED Salivary gland tumors are rare, generally benign and affect mainly the parotid gland. AIM The purpose of this study was to retrospectively analyze all cases of parotid tumors treated at our institution from 1953 to 2003. METHODS All patients with primary parotid tumors were selected; clinical and histopathological data were analyzed and(More)
Hereditary Gingival Fibromatosis (HGF) is the most common genetic form of gingival fibromatosis. The condition is most frequently reported to be transmitted as an autosomal-dominant trait, but autosomal-recessive inheritance has also been reported. The clinical presentation of HGF is variable, both in the distribution (number of teeth involved) and in the(More)
OBJECTIVE This study describes the involvement and the histological alterations found in the parotid glands of 100 patients who died with AIDS. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sex, age, CD4 cell count and clinical history were obtained from the files of 100 patients who died with AIDS. Histological analysis of the parotid glands was performed using H&E,(More)
Oral squamous cell carcinoma traditionally affects older men who smoke and drink. A change in this profile has been reported because of an increased incidence in young nonsmoking and nondrinking patients. The purpose of this article was to describe a series of young nonsmoking and nondrinking patients diagnosed with tongue squamous cell carcinoma who had(More)
Histoplasmosis is a deep mycosis caused by Histoplasma capsulatum, which has been found in soil with accumulated excreta of bats and birds. This disease has variable clinical findings with only pulmonary or systemic involvement. Upper aerodigestive lesions are found mainly associated with systemic disease, affecting particularly patients with(More)