Xanthippi Grammatoglou

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Primary lymphoma of the breast is an uncommon malignant breast tumor which is seldom distinguished preoperatively from other more common forms of breast cancer. Bilateral breast lymphoma affects younger women especially during pregnancy or postpartum. We report a case of a 55-year-old woman who was admitted to our hospital with painless bilateral breast(More)
We describe a case of gastric carcinoid and inflammatory fibroid polyp concomitant with a composite tumor of the gastric antrum composed of poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma - endocrine carcinoma with immunohistochemical documentation of endocrine and non endocrine differentiation in a 67-year-old man with atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia.(More)
BACKGROUND Interposition of a reversed intestinal segment as a factor facilitating intestinal adaptation has been experimentally investigated. Controversy exists about its efficacy in terms of body weight improvement, direction of luminal changes, and underlying mechanisms. This study aims to provide a comprehensive approach. METHODS The pigs were(More)
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas is a rare variant of pancreatic exocrine carcinoma. We report a case of 70 year old man who came to our hospital with abdominal pain, anorexia and jaundice. Imaging of the abdomen showed a mass in the region of the head of the pancreas. Histological evaluation of the pancreatic tumor showed an adenosquamous carcinoma(More)
Leydig cell tumour is a benign testicular non-germ cell tumour, and malignant transformation is rare. We report a case of a 35-year-old man who came to our hospital with a painless left testicular mass measuring 1.2 × 1 cm. Histological evaluation of the tumour showed features of a malignant Leydig cell tumour but no infiltration beyond the capsule or(More)
Synchronous endometrioid carcinoma of the uterine corpus and ovary is an uncommon but well recognized event. Diagnosis as either a separate independent primary or as a metastatic tumor requires careful consideration of a number of gross and histological features. These features illustrate the criteria helpful in distinguishing independent primaries from(More)
Clear cell tumours of the ovary are relatively uncommon. Most of them are clear cell carcinomas. Benign and borderline clear cell tumours are extremely rare and almost always fibromatous. We report a case of a 34-year-old woman. Ultrasound and computed tomography showed a right ovarian mass 8 cm in diameter. The patient underwent right(More)
Malignant adenomyoepithelioma (MAME) of the breast is a rare tumor characterized on the basis of histologic, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural features by malignant proliferation of the epithelial and myoepithelial cells. We report a case of an 80-year-old woman with malignant adenomyoepithelioma of the breast, one of the oldest patients described up(More)
Malignant mixed müllerian tumour of the fallopian tube is an extremely rare lesion and to date only approximately 50 cases have been reported. The tumour is seldom distinguished preoperatively from other more common lesions or ovarian cancer. We report a case of a 60-year-old woman who presented to our hospital with pelvic pain. There was no clinical(More)
BACKGROUND Extraovarian peritoneal serous papillary carcinoma (EPSPC) is a rare cancer closely related to ovarian carcinoma and characterized by abdominal carcinomatosis without an identifiable abdominal primary tumor. CASE A woman presented with ascites. She had an elevated serum CA-125. Peritoneal carcinomatosis without involvement of the ovaries was(More)
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