Minimal Deviation Adenocarcinoma Associated with High-Grade Squamous Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
Carlos Villegas-Cruz, Alhely Lopez Arias, Delia Perez Montiel, Jose Chanona-Vilchis, Luis Alonso Herrera Montalvo and David Cantu de Leon
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 30, 2015
Cancer of the uterine cervix is the second cause of cancer at the worldwide level in women, with an incidence of 529,409 new cases annually and is the third place in mortality with 274,883 deaths; in Mexico it represents the second cause of cancer in women with 10,186 new cases each year and the second cause of cancer-related mortality with 5,061 cases, second only to breast cancer....
Liposarcoma of the Vagina
Mieczyslaw R. Gajda, Masoud Mireskandari, Harald Winzer, Herbert Diebolder, Matthias Regensberger, Ingo B. Runnebaum and Iver Petersen
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 28, 2015
Liposarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in adults. It typically occurs in retroperitoneum or extremities. However, this malignant tumor is very rare in the female reproductive system. In this article we present detailed clinical and histopathologic features of a case with liposarcoma of vagina and review the literature on this theme using PUBMED database. The tumor was presented as a rapidly growing mass in the vagina in a 50 year old woman. Pathological evaluation of the biopsy speci...
Sclerosing Stromal Tumor of the Ovary in Postmenopausal Women: A Report of Two Cases
Chae Min Lee, Soyi Lim, Hyun Yi Cho, Seung Yeon Ha and Jin Woo Shin
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 19, 2015
Sclerosing Stromal Tumor (SST) was first delineated as a distinct ovarian sex cord stromal tumor in 1973 by Chalvardjian and Scully. It is a benign neoplasm, distinguished from other ovarian stromal tumors by the production of collagen and a pseudolobular pattern, and it tends to occur in the second and third decades of life in diagnosed patients. We discovered two rare cases of SST in postmenopausal women which are the topic of this report. These case studies are accompanied by a brief review o...
Fertility Sparing Surgery for Management of Serous Cystadenoma: Surgical Technique and Follow Up
Islam Fahmi, Mili Thakur, Ahmed Abdelaziz, Mohammed Ashraf and Mostafa I. Abuzeid
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 14, 2015
Ovarian cysts are commonly encountered adnexal masses by gynecologists, with a reported incidence of 5-15% of all reproductive age women. Large ovarian cysts are usually treated by surgical excision with cystectomy or oophorectomy. Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy in large ovarian cysts has been underutilized. This report discusses the surgical technique of fertility sparing laparoscopic cystectomy for serous cystadenoma and subsequent follow up of these patients....
Extensive Hemorrhage during C-section of a Placenta Percreta with Bladder Invasion - Case Report
Rodrigo Dias Nunes, Djulie Anne de Lemos Zanatta and Natalia Vidal Lucena
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 08, 2015
Morbidly Adherent Placenta is a clinical condition where the placental tissue implants abnormally to the myometrium. In rare situations, the placenta can pass through the myometrium and invade organs surrounding the uterus; this is referred to as Placenta Percreta. This high morbidity condition can lead to a massive hemorrhage during surgery along with other various complications. We report a case of a 35 year old woman with no previous diagnosis of Placenta Percreta. During C-section, extensive...
Membranous Dysmenorrhea - Case Report
Rodrigo Dias Nunes and Viviane Cristine Pissetti
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 06, 2015
This is the report of a 32-year-old woman with severe abdominal pain followed by a decidual cast discharge. The Membranous Dysmenorrhea is a clinical entity rarely mentioned in the medical literature. Few discoveries have been made about this condition. The medical knowledge, due to the lack of description of this entity in current textbooks, also contributes to it's under diagnosis. The anatomopathological exam defines the diagnosis. These case reports are important to help to define the ideal ...
Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome - Case report
Rodrigo Dias Nunes and Djulie Anne de Lemos Zanatta
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 02, 2015
This is the report of a teenager student with primary amenorrhea with secondary sexual characteristics. The incidence of Mayer- Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome was not clearly established, but studies indicate a variation of 1/4,000 and 1/5,000 live births of the female sex. The syndrome is characterized by aplasia of the Mullerian duct on a person who has karyotype 46, XX with female phenotype characteristic of primary amenorrhea in adolescence. Treatment is usually delayed until the patient ...
Leiomyosarcoma of the Right Iliac Veins Presenting as a Pelvic Mass: A Case Report
E.Tripodi, V. Zanfagnin, C. Fava, P. Zola and A. Ferrero
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 30, 2015
Leiomyosarcoma of the iliac veins is a very uncommon tumour. Prognosis is usually poor and the best treatment is unknown. Case report: We report the case of a 74-year-old woman presenting a right leg oedema. Venous colour doppler was normal. Abdominal ultrasound and magnetic resonance scanning demonstrated a 70 mm mass in the right pelvis with a well-defined profile, which was not homogeneous after contrast enhancement....
Long Term Triptorelin Therapy in a Large Endometriosis Nodule Arising in an Episiotomy Scar
Basma Darwish, Gregoire Leleup, Cecile Martin and Horace Roman
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 26, 2015
Endometriosis is the extra-uterine presence of endometrial glands and stroma, most often in the pelvis. It is very occasionally found in extra-abdominal sites. Perineal endometriosis is the presence of endometrial tissue in the perineal sites. Endometriosis of the perineum and vulva is extremely rare, with the most common site being episiotomy scars....
The Gravid Patient Presenting with Laryngeal Angioedema
Luke Maxfield Jessica R Jackson and Julie Decesare
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 08, 2015
Laryngeal swelling can be life threatening with etiologies including angioedema and cellulitis. While both involve swelling of subcutaneous tissues angioedema involves extravasation of fluid into interstitium while cellulitis is caused by direct extension of a spreading infection. The cause of angioedema involves multiple etiologies with response to treatment varying with underlying pathophysiology....
A Case of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita in One Identical Twin Pregnancy
Ulas Fidan, Fahri Burcin Firatligil, Kazim Emre Karasahin, Mustafa Ulubay, Ugur Keskin and Ali Ergun
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 06, 2015
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, is a developmental deformation characterized with multiple joint contructures that is seen in one delivery out of 3000 in average. The limitation of fetal movements which start in early pregnancy weeks especially at the 7th or 8th gestastional week, is the most important factor in etiology....
Case Report: 7q11 Microdeletion in Swyer Syndrome Patient
Patrick T Reeves, Axel G Moreira, Tochi M Amagwula, Toy G Lee, Dominique D Washington, AkilaMuthukumar and John Y Phelps
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 04, 2015
Swyer syndrome or XY gonadal dysgenesis is caused by genetic mutations in testis-determining factors, such as the SRY gene, that lead to streak gonads in phenotypical females. The following case demonstrates a patient with a 7q11 microdeletion, a region which governs the coding of a transcription regulator called Zinc Finger 92 (ZNF92)....
Retained Placenta Accreta Presenting as Secondary Postpartum Hemorrhage
Yilun Koethe, Gabrielle A Rizzuto and Maureen P Kohi
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 02, 2015
Abnormal placentation and retention of products of conception (RPOC) are common causes of postpartum hemorrhage. Case: A 37-year-old gravida 4 para 1 woman with history of Asherman's syndrome from prior dilatation and curettage presented in spontaneous labor. Following normal vaginal delivery, portions of the placenta were retained and had to be manually extracted....