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Causes Of Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
Chronic skin tumor: Kaposi sarcoma is a hemangio endothelial sarcoma, reddish and nodular on the skin of the lower extremity, chronic in behavior and taking years to advance. Local excision and RT control it. With HIV, an acute variant found usually on the face and virtually fatal until found to be due to immunodeficiency and Herpes 8. When immune system regulated and Herpes 8 vaccine employed the disease regresses ...Read more
Nothing completely: specific for this uncommon tumor. Multiple solid masses,some coalescent. It can be hypoechoic, mixed echogenicity, or hyperechoic. ...Read more
Review with your MD: Usually, when one aspirates a thyroid cyst one may see "rare epithelioid giant cells". Most simple cysts of the thyroid are benign. However, fine needle aspirate of cystic papillary thyroid carcinoma may also show this feature and may lack diagnostic cells. So, additional information is needed to interpret the cytology report. ...Read more
Post neck dissection and head lesion removal. Mets from head to neck. Path results: malignant epithelioid and spindle cell neoplasm-english please. ?
Provisional: This is a preliminary report while the pathologist does more work to get the exact nature of the tumor settled down. I suspect this will turn out to be a carcinosarcoma. This is a difficult case and your physician will probably want several pathologists' signatures on the final report. ...Read more
Context: This is a biopsy result and means nothing apart from the context in which the granulomas were identified. I'm confident I have old granulomas in my TB scar and in a place where a splinter became embedded. Your physician had a pathology course and can help explain this. Often granulomas form around dead stuff or foreign bodies. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hallo, today diagnosed-symptomatic 10 mm. Neurosacral cyst - Tarlov by MRI. Two years ago- hysterectomy ohne adneksi due to epitheloid trophoblast.
Many approaches: The cysts can be drained to temporarily relieve pressure and pain (fluid build-up in the cysts will recur). Corticosteroid injections may also temporarily relieve pain. Other drugs may be prescribed to treat chronic pain and depression. See your neurologist for further evaluation. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/461107_1 ...Read more
Life expectancy of an 82 year old man with epitheloid angiosarcoma in the spine. Is now having severe back pain and can't walk?
Discuss w/ the Dr: Clear from what you say, he is not well and probablt his quality of life is diminished. The duration of life may be unknown, but the best estimates would come from the doctors who treat him. I'm sorry that this is a difficult time for him - I hope it can be as good as possible. ...Read more
Multiple variably sized & shaped necrotizing epitheliod granulomas cuffed by dense lymphoplasmacytic inflamatory cells.PCR negative.pyrexia...-> TB?
Need more info: Where are these granulomas? PCR for what? If tissue was tested for TB and was negative by PCR, it not likely to be TB. From what you have provided a diagnosis of sarcoidosis should be considered, however the issue is too complicated to be addressed in this forum. Please discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more