1% vs. 0/3, 0%; P = 0.033).
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“Interstitial pregnancy cases that advance to term, or near term, are occasionally reported. We present an unusual case of a third trimester interstitial pregnancy with antenatal diagnosis and expectant management. She presented at
20 weeks of pregnancy with an early preterm premature rupture of membranes, and expectant management was initiated. The ultrasound suggested an interstitial location and a posterior magnetic resonance image, obtained at 26 weeks, confirmed the diagnosis. Because of the risk of uterine rupture, an elective
cesarean Selleckchem Natural Product Library section was performed at 28 weeks. During the laparotomy, the uterine fundus appeared intact with an asymmetric bulge that provided evidence of placenta increta. The baby was delivered, and an obstetric hysterectomy was performed. The newborn was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit with a severe respiratory distress syndrome. No response to mechanical ventilation was observed, and neonatal death was reported. A uterine pathological examination confirmed the diagnosis.”
“Liposarcomas are rare malignant tumors of the adipose tissue which are well described in humans and animals. Wide margin excision is the recommended treatment for these infiltrative, slow to metastasize tumors. Primary liposarcoma with ocular localization is a
very rare tumor in humans, dogs and cats. This report describes, for the first time, a palpebral liposarcoma in a 18-month old guinea pig that presented with a large palpebral mass and purulent discharge in the right eye. The ophthalmic evaluation revealed a one-centimeter infiltrating subcutaneous mass within the upper eyelid, a severe chemosis and hyperhemia of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva of the right eye. Cytologic examination of the mass revealed only epithelial Selleckchem FDA-approved Drug Library cells. Histologic examination interpreted the lesion as a xanthogranulomatous reaction possibly secondary to meibomian gland rupture or inflammation. One month later, the mass had increased in size and the animal had stopped eating. Euthanasia was perfomed and a large biopsy was submitted for another histological examination. Histopathology revealed polygonal to rounded cells with a large, empty intracytoplasmic vacuole, and an ovoid, eccentrically located nucleus. The histology was consistent with a well-differentiated liposarcoma. Given the unusual location, immunohistochemistry was performed to ascertain the mesenchymal nature of the neoplasm.