Rhinosporidiosis of maxillary sinus: an unusual site – a case report

Rhinosporidiosis is a rare and chronic infestation caused by fungus Rhinosporidium seeberi, seen in India and Sri Lanka and is hyperendemic in southern parts of Tamil Nadu. It predominantly affects mucus membrane of nose and nasopharynx causing polypoidal growth....

Effect of healthy lifestyle on lipid profile in a young women with overweight

In the past decades, the prevalence of overweight and obesity have increased substantially worldwide, especially in South-East Asia countries including Thailand. Recent data from prospective studies have indicated that overweight and obesity in children and adolescents are predictors of adult obesity....

Increased cardiac troponin T concentrations in a young obese man with chest pain and non-obstructive coronary arteries

Acute myocardial infarction in young patients with non-obstructive coronary arteries is rare and has been rarely reported in the literature. We report herein a case of an obese young man presented to the emergency department with typical chest pain, ischaemic ECG changes, and elevated cardiac troponin T concentrations...

Heart transplant for multiple recurrences of familial cardiac myxomas in an adolescent patient: a case report and literature review

Cardiac myxoma is the most common primary cardiac neoplasm occurring in all age groups. After resection, familial Cardiac myxoma is more likely to recur than that arises in sporadic fashion. In this report, we describe an adolescent patient experiencing multiple recurrences of cardiac myxomas and underwent heart transplant. This is the first report of such a case at our institution....

Hematidrosis or Hematofolliculohidrosis: Report of the Second Case with Complete Histopathologic and Immunologic Studies and a Review of the Literature

Hematidrosis, or bloody sweat, is a rare phenomenon with enigmatic pathogenesis. We present our second case of hematidrosis in a 13-year-old Thai girl that had bloody sweat frequently observed on her back, hands, legs and feet. Skin biopsy revealed areas of hemorrhage in the panniculus and blood-filled spaces in the dermis....

Low-Grade Central Osteosarcoma of Ilium, A Case Report

Low-grade central osteosarcoma accounts for 1-2% of all osteosarcomas, and is usually found in long bones of extremities. To our best knowledge, low-grade central osteosarcoma of pelvic bone is unusually rare....

Thrombotic microangiopathy with Atypical Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) after kidney transplantation. A case report.

Neurological manifestation of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) after renal transplantation is rare and difficult to be distinguished from other conditions. A 51-year-old female with ESRD of unknown etiology received deceased donor kidney transplantation from a 57-year-old donor....

Chondrosarcoma of distal phalanx with imaging study; a report of rare case with review of the literature

Chondrosarcoma of distal phalanx is extremely rare and to our best knowledge there was only one case having magnetic resonance ( MR ) imaging study. We report a case of 56-year-old woman developing chondrosarcoma of distal phalanx of the left ring finger. The radiographic and imaging studies highly suggested chondrosarcoma and amputation of distal...

Primary sinonasal mucosal melanoma with CD138 expressed plasmacytoid cells: a case report and review of literature

Primary sinonasal mucosal melanoma is a rare neoplasm. Like in other sites of malignant melanoma, the histopathology is variable and when lacking of melanin pigment, particularly in small biopsy specimen mimicks many neoplasms. Immunohistochemical staining plays an important role. Many immunomarkers, including S-100, HMB-45 and Melan-A should be...

Author : Narida Chirakalwasan, M.D.*

Sclerosing Polycystic Adenosis of the Parotid Gland: Report of A Case with Multifocality

Sclerosing polycystic adenosis (SPA) is a rare tumor-like lesion of the salivary gland that bears a histomorphological resemblance to fibrocystic disease and sclerosing adenosis of the breast. The lesion is widely considered to be a pseudoneoplastic inflammatory process. However, foci of epithelial dysplasia and carcinoma in situ can occur in the...