A 67-year-old woman with recurrent hypoglycemia: non-islet cell tumour hypoglycemia
- The finger-stick blues. Schulman, Rifka; Tamler, Ronald // Endocrine Today;May2011, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p24
The article discusses the clinical case of a 94-year-old woman who was diagnosed with hypoglycemia.
- Recurrent hypoglycemia in a nondiabetic patient. Sharma, Pawan K.; Yium, Jackson J. // Patient Care;3/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p224
Describes s case study of a 65-year-old nondiabetic woman with recurrent hypoglycemia. Signs and symptoms exhibited by the patient; Past medical history of the patient; Abnormal laboratory results; Wrong medication given to the patient causing the hypoglycemia.
- Pathologic Quiz Case A 40-Year-Old Woman With an Unusual Uterine Tumor. Ren, Ru-Long; Wu, Howard Her-Juing // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 128 Issue 2, pe31
Presents a quiz on the pathologic diagnosis of a 40-year-old woman with an unusual uterine tumor. Background of the case; Characteristics of the cyst-like mass found through magnetic resonance imaging; Estimate on the incidence of angiolipoleiomyomas in uterine tumors.
- Solitary fibrous tumor of the liver expressing CD34 and vimentin: A case report. Korkolis, Dimitris P.; Apostolaki, Katerina; Aggeli, Chrysanthi; Plataniotis, George; Gontikakis, Emmanuel; Volanaki, Dimitra; Sebastiadou, Maria; Dimitroulopoulos, Dimitris; Xinopoulos, Dimitris; Zografos, George N.; Vassilopoulos, Perikles P.; Rosser, Barry; Torbenson, Michael // World Journal of Gastroenterology;10/28/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 40, p6261
A case of a successfully treated solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) of the liver is reported. An 82-year-old female presented with left upper abdominal discomfort, a firm mass on palpation, and imaging studies revealed a large tumor, 15 cm in diameter, arising from the left lobe of the liver. A formal...
- Extra-abdominal desmoid tumor with osseous involvement. Oweis, Yaseen; Lucas, David; Brandon, Catherine; Girish, Gandikota; Jacobson, Jon; Fessell, David // Skeletal Radiology;Apr2012, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p483
Deep fibromatoses, or desmoid tumors, arise from connective tissue. Imaging can frequently suggest the diagnosis of these aggressive, benign neoplasms. Cross-sectional imaging commonly demonstrates an enhancing solid mass that resembles scar tissue, typically without osseous involvement. We...
- Multicentric Malignant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. Shukla, Shailaja; Singh, Sanjeet K.; Pujani, Mukta // Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p45
Malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a rare type of sarcoma that is found in the digestive system, most often in the wall of the stomach. Multiple GISTs are extremely rare and usually associated with type 1 neurofibromatosis and familial GIST. We report here a case of a 70-year-old...
- Hypoglycemia mediated by paraneoplastic production of Insulin like growth factor-2 from a malignant renal solitary fibrous tumor - clinical case and literature review. Khowaja, Ameer; Johnson-Rabbett, Brianna; Bantle, John; Moheet, Amir // BMC Endocrine Disorders;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Hypoglycemic episodes are infrequent in individuals without a history of diabetes mellitus or bariatric surgery. When hypoglycemia does occur in such individuals, an uncommon but important diagnosis to consider is non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia (NICTH). We report a case of NICTH...
- A Woman With Right Facial Nerve Paralysis. Rakheja, Dinesh; Kapur, Payal; Milchgrub, Sara; Hoang, Mai P. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Oct2003, Vol. 127 Issue 10, p1387
Discusses the case of a 42-year-old woman diagnosed with endolymphatic sac tumor (ELST). Results of radiologic and histologic investigations; Association of ELST with von Hippel-Lindau disease; Factors to consider in ELST diagnosis; Description of the papillary and glandular architecture of ELST.
- Cranial Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Primarily Diagnosed as Malignant Paraganglioma with Rapid Progress to a Fatal Outcome. Flitsch, J.; Schröder, F.; Hagel, C.; Papavero, L. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Jun2001, Vol. 143 Issue 5, p523
Presents a case report of cranial neuroendocrine carcinoma primarily diagnosed as a malignant paraganglioma with rapid progress to a fatal outcome in a 60-year-old woman. Rarity of neuroendocrine tumors of the head and neck; Problems poised by the diagnosis and treatment of the tumor entity;...