A case of an uncommon sphenoidal metastasis from prostate carcinoma with cranial nerve involvement is described. Current concepts of metastatic spread of this tumor to the skull base, clinical signs and therapeutic approaches are reviewed in the light of the available literature.
We report two cases of peroneal nerve compression caused by an intraneural synovial cyst and discuss the pathogenesis, clinical and electrophysiological diagnosis, and treatment of these uncommon lesions in the light of the salient published work on the subject.
Wilms tumor (WT) occurs infrequently in adults. Even rarer is adult WT with extension by direct intravascular spread into the right side of the heart. The present report describes a WT with intracaval and intracardiac extension in a 38-year-young man. In addition, thrombus extension above the infrahepatic IVC represents a major technical topic for surgeons… (More)
A 7-year-old Labrador Retriever female dog presenting left forelimb lameness for one day was admitted to the Veterinary Hospital (UNESP-Botucatu) for clinical evaluation. Several tests, including blood and image analysis, microbiological culture and cytology of lytic areas of affected bone were made in order to establish a diagnosis. Serum biochemical… (More)