Colonic Polyposis and Neoplasia in Cowden Syndrome
- hamartoma. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1003
An encyclopedia entry for "hamartoma," which refers to a tumor from new growth of normal tissues, as well as an entry for "multiple hamartoma," is presented.
- RE: Cowden Syndrome and PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome: Systematic Review and Revised Diagnostic Criteria. MIN-HAN TAN; CHARIS ENG // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;Jun2014, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p1
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Cowden Syndrome and the PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome: Systematic Review and Revised Diagnostic Criteria," by R. Pilarski and colleagues published in a 2013 issue.
- RE: Cowden Syndrome and PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome: Systematic Review and Revised Diagnostic Criteria. PILARSKI, ROBERT; BURT, RANDALL; KOHLMAN, WENDY; PHO, LANA; SHANNON, KRISTEN M.; SWISHER, ELIZABETH // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;Jun2014, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p1
A response from the authors of the article "Revised Diagnostic Criteria for Cowden Syndrome and the PTEn Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome" is presented.
- Testicular Hamartomas and Epididymal Tumor in a Cowden Disease: A Case Report. Rasalkar, Darshana D.; Paunipagar, Bhawan K. // Case Reports in Medicine;2010, p1
Testicular hamartomas (TH) is a benign condition. An association of TH with Cowden disease (CD) is known. Ultrasound features of hamartomas are often diagnostic. We present a case of Cowden disease with TH and an epididymal tumor. Imaging features of TH and its differentials has been discussed....
- PTEN loss in the continuum of common cancers, rare syndromes and mouse models. Hollander, M. Christine; Blumenthal, Gideon M.; Dennis, Phillip A. // Nature Reviews Cancer;Apr2011, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p289
PTEN is among the most frequently inactivated tumour suppressor genes in sporadic cancer. PTEN has dual protein and lipid phosphatase activity, and its tumour suppressor activity is dependent on its lipid phosphatase activity, which negatively regulates the PI3K-AKT-mTOR pathway. Germline...
- Leiomyomatous hamartoma of the incisive papilla. Corrêa, Luciana; Lotufo, Mônica; Martins, Marília Trierveiler; Sugaya, Norberto; de Sousa, Suzana Cantanhede Orsini Machado // Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry;Winter2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p157
A case of unusual hamartoma in a six-year-old otherwise healthy Brazilian girl is reported, with emphasis on histological and immunohistochemical features. A mass observed in the incisive papilla was detected whose appearance was similar to congenital epulis or fibroma. Histological findings...
- Laparoscopic Excision of a Symptomatic Brunneroma. Carboni, Fabio; Valle, Mario; Garofalo, Alfredo; Mariantonia, Carosi // American Surgeon;Feb2011, Vol. 77 Issue 2, pE37
The article presents a case study of a 73 year old male patient who presented to physicians with a three month history of asthenia, epigastric pain and dysphagia. A discussion of diagnostic testing which was conducted on the patient, and resulted in him having to undergo a laparoscopic excision...
- Cowden's disease, Cowden's syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p538
An encyclopedia entry for "Cowden's disease, Cowden's syndrome," which refers to multiple hamartoma, is presented.
- Hamartoma esplÃ©nico. Reporte de caso. Soto-Medina, Carlos Alberto; Mier-Escurra, Erik Antonio; Treviño-Garza, Francisco; Ripa-Galván, Paola // Cirugia y Cirujanos;may/jun2014, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p328
Background: Hamartoma is a slow-growing, rare mixed benign tumor. In general, it does not produce symptoms, so it is more commonly found as an incentaloma during autopsies or laparotomies. Incidence of splenic hamartomas is low, representing 0.001% of the general population. Clinical case: We...