Mónica Francés-Monasterio, Ángela García-Minarro, Ana B Paredes-Pérez, Orlando García-Duque
Objective: To summarize the features of the Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) and to sistematyze its diagnosis and therapeutic management. Method: We performed a literature review in PubMed, obtaining a total of 3,308 articles, selecting 10 for its complete reading and 22 for the reading of the summary according to the content. Results: In none of our patients, the MCC was the first suspected diagnosis. The treatment consisted in surgical excision with tumor free margins and lymphadenectomy...
2020: Cirugia y Cirujanos
Gerardo A Belletti, Verónica Savio, Daniel Minoldo, Susana Caminos, Marcelo A Yorio
A 66 years female, who was since last year under astenia, arthralgias, pimply lesions in spread plates and tests showing eritrosedimentation over 100 mm, anemi, leucocitosis with neutrofilia, policlonal hypergammaglobulinemia, slight proteinuria and IgE on 900. This patient was sporadically treated with corticoids. When made the medical consult had lost 34lb., was under anorexy, as well as dyspepsia. Hemoglobyn 6.9 gr/dl, leucocytes 20000/mm3, neutrofils at 90%, proteinogram the same as former, with hypoalbuminemia...
2004: Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas
J I Bregante, B Rituerto, F Font de Mora, F Alonso, M J Andreu, J Figuerola, J F Mulet
We submit the case of a child afflicted with a mucoepidermoid bronchial tumor. The patient is a boy, aged seven, who after undergoing antibiotic treatment for six weeks because of a fever and atelectasia-condensation in the right lower lobe showed no signs of clinical improvement and was sent to our department to undergo further study and treatment. A bronchoscopy performed shows a polypoid mass that partially blocks the main bronchial tube a few milimiters under the access to the right upper lobe. A biopsy is carried out and the anatomopathological test shows there is a low degree epidermoid carcinoma...
July 1998: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
N Ciurumelea, M Bleahu
The case of a child is presented, aged 4.5 years, in whom, following a simple enterocolitis that had not been treated, developed jaundice. This was considered and treated for over two years as being either a viral or a chronic hepatitis. The hepatic functions were severely altered and the physical development of the child was considerably retarded. Surgical intervention revealed the presence of pericystic adenopaty and involvement of peri-choledocal lymphatic tissue, associated to dilatation of the external biliary pathways which were filled with calculi and biliary mud...
July 1982: Revista de Chirurgie, Oncologie, Radiologie, O.r.l., Oftalmologie, Stomatologie. Chirurgie
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