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Blast phase in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) has rarely been reported to involve extramedullary sites like skin, lymph nodes, and central nervous system. Clinical history, characteristic hematologic findings (elevated leukocyte counts, myelocytic predominance, and basophilia), and Philadelphia chromosome are of high diagnostic significance especially(More)
A 29-year-old man presented with a 2-week history of severe pain in the left foot with no preceding history of trauma. A left foot radiograph demonstrated a cortical lucency in the mid-distal shaft of the third metatarsal bone. MRI of the left foot showed an expansile lesion in the same location. A staging bone scan showed a focal uptake in the known(More)
A 48-year-old woman with a past medical history of seizures and end-stage renal disease secondary to obstructive uropathy from retroperitoneal fibrosis presented to the emergency department with seizures and altered mental status. A Glasgow Coma Scale of 4 prompted intubation, and she was subsequently admitted to the intensive care unit. Magnetic resonance(More)
Mucocele is a benign and expansile cystic lesion lined with respiratory mucosa of pseudo stratified columnar epithelium. Mucocele most commonly produces bone destruction within the paranasal sinuses. It mostly involves the frontal sinus followed by ethmoid and rarely sphenoid and maxillary sinuses. We report a case of giant ethmoid mucocele who presented(More)
A 50-year-old woman with a right cerebellopontine-angle schwannoma developed a chain of complications after multiple surgeries for tumor resection including intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, and fungal meningitis with subarachnoid pyogenic loculations. After 2 months of routine monitoring, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination(More)
Blast phase in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) has rarely been reported to involve extramedullary sites like skin, lymph nodes, and central nervous system. Clinical history, characteristic hematologic findings (elevated leukocyte counts, myelocytic predominance, and basophilia), and Philadelphia chromosome are of high diagnostic significance especially(More)
A 26-year-old male without any significant past medical history presented to the hospital with shortness of breath, cough, pleuritic chest pain, and weight loss for the past 3 months. On chest CT, he was found to have extensive mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy and multiple pulmonary nodules. On physical examination, a right groin mass was noted which(More)
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