Sarbani Chattopadhyay

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INTRODUCTION Myoepithelial tumours are rare clinicopathological identity. It has been found in parotid glands and salivary glands but never reported in infratemporal fossa or other sites of lateral skull base region. DISCUSSION Unlike its benign counterpart, myoepithelial carcinoma is biologically very aggressive and prone to recur even after adequate(More)
Hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular tumor of intermediate malignancy. Cytologically, it can simulate a non-vascular malignant tumor. We report two cases of this tumor, which were misdiagnosed at cytology. In the first case, a 27-year-old man presented with an anterior abdominal wall tumor. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of the tumor showed(More)
A case of accessory scrotum in a 1-year-old boy is reported because of its rarity. A boy presented with a tumor mass attached with scrotum-like skin on its tip in the right side of perineum between the scrotum and anus. Both testes had descended into the scrotum. There was no other urological anomaly. Histological findings of the tumor indicated perineal(More)
Mycosis fungoides (MF), a primary cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, accounts for <1% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The diagnosis of classic MF is based on a constellation of typical clinical presentation, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, and T-cell monoclonality detected by molecular studies. Rarely, atypical clinical presentation may occur. The typical(More)
Colorectal carcinoma is very rare in childhood. In this case report, we depict a ten-year-old girl who presented with features of intestinal obstruction which turned out to be due to poorly differentiated mucin secreting adenocarcinoma of descending colon. Only increased awareness of this malignancy in this age-group and a high index of suspicion can help(More)
This study has been carried out in the department of paediatric surgery, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, with an aim to prognosticate the postoperative outcome of the patients of hydrocephalus following tuberculous meningitis after placement of ventriculoperitoneal shunt. Amongst various variables, clinical grading at the time of operation was(More)
Synovial sarcoma is a rare tumour of head and neck. It was first described by Pack and Ariel in 1950. Synovial sarcoma is said to be the commonest sarcoma of hands and feet and they are usually found adjacent to the articular surfaces. They rarely occur in extra-articular sites originating from bursa or tendon sheaths. Parapharyngeal space appears to be the(More)
Ganglioneuroblastoma (GNB) is a rare peripheral neuroblastic tumor that is derived from developing neuronal cells of the sympathetic nervous system, and usually occurs in young children. We present a case of GNB occurring as pleural mass in a 2-year-old boy, which led to diagnostic confusion. On fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), it was misinterpreted(More)