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BACKGROUND Malignant lymphoma (ML) is one of the most common cancers and is most prevalent in developed countries. The distribution of different subtypes of ML varies in the different geographical locations according to World Health Organization (WHO) classification. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The study was aimed to analyze different patterns of ML in Eastern(More)
Metastasis to breast from nonmammary malignancy is only about 1.3-2.7%. A few cases of squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus and adenocarcinoma of stomach metastasizing to breast have been reported, but this is probably the first report of breast metastasis from esophagogastric junction (EGJ) cancer in the English literature. Herein we report a case of a(More)
A synovial sarcoma (SS) is a rare form of cancer which usually occurs near the joints of the arm, neck, or leg, but has been documented in most human tissues and organs, including the brain, prostate, and heart. Primary pulmonary SS is an extremely rare tumor. We report a case of primary SS of lung who presented with severe chest pain and a large right lung(More)
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a highly aggressive neoplasm of skin with neuroendocrine differentiation. Primary MCC of the oral mucosa is exceedingly rare and even more unresponsive to therapy. A 15-year-old male presents with gradually increasing painless swelling in right side of the floor of mouth for 6 weeks. Computed tomography of head and neck region(More)
BACKGROUND Percutaneous lung biopsy is now a common procedure in pulmonary medicine, and several different techniques are in use. The most common has been the use of a fine needle under computed tomography (CT) guidance combined with the trucut needle for histology. AIM To evaluate the efficacy of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and(More)
Solid papillary carcinoma of breast is rare variety of breast cancer. Here we report one such case of a 46 year female patient presented with painless lump in left breast. After provisional diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in fine needle aspiration cytology, the patient underwent modified radical mastectomy. On histopathology, diagnosis of solid papillary(More)
Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor in childhood. In different classification of neuroblastomas, a subset of undifferentiated or poorly differentiated tumors with bizarre histological features has been mentioned. A 3-year-old girl presented with abdominal pain. Her haematological and biochemical parameters were normal except her(More)
BACKGROUND Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a rapid, cheap and reliable method for diagnosing any accessible lesion. However, there remains a group of malignant undifferentiated neoplasms, which can only be categorized with the help of immunocytochemistry (ICC). The categorization is important due to their vast difference in treatment and(More)
Subcutaneous leiomyosarcomas are rare tumors accounting for 1% to 2% of all superficial soft tissue malignancies. Although they may arise anywhere in the body, they most frequently occur in the lower extremities. The incidence of subcutaneous LMS affecting the anterior abdominal wall is very rare. We herein report the case of a patient with a giant(More)
The tumors of dendritic/reticulum cells constitutes the rarest tumors affecting the lymphoid tissues. Among them tumors derived from fibroblastic reticular cells (FBRCs) are very rare, and those of cytokeratin (CK)-positive interstitial reticulum cells (CIRCs) origin are even more rare. These tumors can be easily misdiagnosed as tumors of other dendritic(More)