Uterus-Sparing Treatment Options for the Management of Fibroids
Alessandro Napoli, Roberto Scipione, Hans-Peter Erasmus, Cristina Marrocchio, Susan Dababou, Fabrizio Andrani, Carola Palla, Michele Anzidei, Federica Ciolina, Lucia Manganaro, Delia Savone, Ludovico Muzii, Francesco Pecorini and Carlo Catalano
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 22, 2018
Currently, different treatment options are available in the management of uterine fibroids: Medical therapy aims at relieving symptoms, while semi-invasive or non-invasive procedures aim to treat symptoms and eventually to reduce the fibroids' size. A wide spectrum of treatments may be confusing to implement correctly, and the gynecologist should be familiar with the features of each procedure, to provide a personalized therapy....
Primary Breast and Lung Cancer - Case Report
Rodrigo Dias Nunes, Adriana Magalhaes de Oliveira Freitas and Djulie Anne de Lemos Zanatta
Article Type: Clinical Case | First Published: August 10, 2018
A case review of a Caucasian 35-year-old female patient with no family history, diagnosed with primary breast cancer, and later finding lesions on the right lung. After image exams on the lungs and research, what was expected to be a result of a metastasis, was in fact a primary adenocarcinoma....
A Case of Intra-Operative Anaphylaxis to Patent Blue Dye during Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
A Jlali, M Gara, M Mehdi and LGrati
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 02, 2018
Patent Blue Violet dye is commonly used for selective localization of the lymphatic system before sentinel lymph node biopsy. This procedure is routinely recommended for staging the axilla in early breast cancer. However, it has long been recognized that such dye is associated with anaphylaxis. Here, we present a case of an intraoperative grade 2 anaphylaxis which commenced 20 minutes following the subcutaneous periareolar injection of patent blue for sentinel lymph node detection during segment...
A Case of Intra-Abdominal Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor in a Young Girl Patient
Houda Fagouri, Mounia Ziyadi, Abdellahi Ibrahim, Ali Osman, Abdelah Babahabib, Mohamed Oukabli, Jaouad Kouach, Driss Rahali Moussaoui and Mohamed Dehayni
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 30, 2018
Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a rare and highly aggressive mesenchymal tumor; fewer than 200 cases have been reported in the literature. DSRCT mainly develops in adolescent and young adults with a strong male predominance; the male to female ratio is 4:1. Among female, it appears more precociously in the form of a pelvic mass, an abdominal distension or a high rate of Ca125. Its diagnosis is anatomopathological. The tumor typically develops in the abdominal cavity, invading the ...
High Grade Uterine Sarcoma with Concurrent Metastatic Adenocarcinoma to the Uterus: A Case Report
Luke King, Radhika P Gogoi, Christopher Hummel, Zongming Chen and Ashlee Smith
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 12, 2018
A 59-year-old G1P1001 with a past medical history of hypertension, benign thyroid nodules, class III obesity (body mass index 35.02 kg/m2) and appendectomy with colonic resection due to intussusception as a child, presented for gynecologic consultation for a large uterine mass found on transvaginal ultrasound following a 2-month history of lower abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding, and malodorous vaginal discharge....