choristoma

Summary

Summary: A mass of histologically normal tissue present in an abnormal location.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical characteristics of ectopic thyroid in Korea
    Ji Sung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea
    Thyroid 17:1117-21. 2007
  2. pmc Ectopic pancreas tissue appearing in a mediastinal cyst
    Sandor Szabados
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:22. 2012
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic spleen-preserving pancreatic tail resection for an intrapancreatic accessory spleen mimicking a nonfunctioning endocrine tumor: report of a case
    Takashi Hamada
    First Department of Surgery, Mie University School of Medicine, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Surg Today 34:878-81. 2004
  4. ncbi Ectopic breast tissue as a possible cause of false-positive axillary sentinel lymph node biopsies
    Eugenio Maiorano
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Genetics, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 27:513-8. 2003
  5. ncbi Epithelial inclusion cyst (epidermoid cyst) formation with epithelioid cell granuloma in an intrapancreatic accessory spleen
    Y Horibe
    Department of Pathology, Clinical Laboratory, Fujita Health University Second Teaching Hospital, Oto Bashi, Nakagawa ward, Nagoya City, Aichi 454 8509, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:50-4. 2001
  6. ncbi Ectopic pancreas with gastric outlet obstruction: report of two cases and literature review
    Yung Cheng Huang
    First Department of General Surgery, Chung Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 25:485-90. 2002
  7. ncbi Epidermoid cyst originating from an intrapancreatic accessory spleen
    T Sonomura
    Department of Radiology, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, 4 22 38 Isonokami Cho, Kishiwada shi, Osaka, 596 8522, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 27:560-2. 2002
  8. ncbi Intraoperative radioguided thoracoscopic removal of ectopic parathyroid adenoma
    M C Ott
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1758-60. 2001
  9. ncbi Intracranial ectopic pancreatic tissue
    R Scott Heller
    Department of Beta Cell Regeneration, Hagedorn Research Institute, Gentofte, Denmark
    Islets 2:65-71. 2010
  10. pmc CT findings of an ectopic pancreas in the anterior mediastinum
    Zu Hua Chen
    The Department of Radiology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
    Korean J Radiol 10:527-30. 2009

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  1. ncbi Clinical characteristics of ectopic thyroid in Korea
    Ji Sung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea
    Thyroid 17:1117-21. 2007
    ..Ectopic thyroid is a rare entity and can occur at any location in the midline position. A role for the ectopic thyroid in the pathogenesis of hypothyroidism and nongoitrous cretinism has been emphasized...
  2. pmc Ectopic pancreas tissue appearing in a mediastinal cyst
    Sandor Szabados
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:22. 2012
    ..After the operation a mediastinal cyst was diagnosed, with a pancreatic tissue by histology...
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic spleen-preserving pancreatic tail resection for an intrapancreatic accessory spleen mimicking a nonfunctioning endocrine tumor: report of a case
    Takashi Hamada
    First Department of Surgery, Mie University School of Medicine, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Surg Today 34:878-81. 2004
    ..The patient was discharged on postoperative day 14, but was readmitted 6 days later because of a pancreatic fistula, which was treated by CT-guided percutaneous drainage...
  4. ncbi Ectopic breast tissue as a possible cause of false-positive axillary sentinel lymph node biopsies
    Eugenio Maiorano
    Department of Pathological Anatomy and Genetics, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 27:513-8. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi Epithelial inclusion cyst (epidermoid cyst) formation with epithelioid cell granuloma in an intrapancreatic accessory spleen
    Y Horibe
    Department of Pathology, Clinical Laboratory, Fujita Health University Second Teaching Hospital, Oto Bashi, Nakagawa ward, Nagoya City, Aichi 454 8509, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:50-4. 2001
    ..Frequent recurrence of chronic inflammation and epitheloid cell granuloma formation may have resulted from an aberration of the ectopic remaining pancreatic tissue in the spleen...
  6. ncbi Ectopic pancreas with gastric outlet obstruction: report of two cases and literature review
    Yung Cheng Huang
    First Department of General Surgery, Chung Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 25:485-90. 2002
    ..A review of the literature revealed few cases of ectopic pancreas with gastric outlet obstruction. An ectopic pancreas must be considered in the differential diagnosis of gastric outlet obstruction...
  7. ncbi Epidermoid cyst originating from an intrapancreatic accessory spleen
    T Sonomura
    Department of Radiology, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, 4 22 38 Isonokami Cho, Kishiwada shi, Osaka, 596 8522, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 27:560-2. 2002
    ..It is important to note the relation between the splenic parenchyma and the parenchymal component of the mass for the differential diagnosis of a cystic mass in the pancreatic tail...
  8. ncbi Intraoperative radioguided thoracoscopic removal of ectopic parathyroid adenoma
    M C Ott
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:1758-60. 2001
    ..We report a case of an occult ectopic parathyroid adenoma removed thoracoscopically using an intraoperative handheld gamma probe...
  9. ncbi Intracranial ectopic pancreatic tissue
    R Scott Heller
    Department of Beta Cell Regeneration, Hagedorn Research Institute, Gentofte, Denmark
    Islets 2:65-71. 2010
    ..It is speculated that the ectopic pancreas domain may arise from misexpression of homeodomain transcription factors related to Pdx1 within a domain of Ptf1a expression...
  10. pmc CT findings of an ectopic pancreas in the anterior mediastinum
    Zu Hua Chen
    The Department of Radiology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
    Korean J Radiol 10:527-30. 2009
    ..On enhanced CT scans, the solid component of the mass showed marked enhancement. We performed total surgical resection of the mass and complete pancreatic tissues were verified on the pathological examination...
  11. ncbi Neuromuscular choristoma of the sciatic nerve. Case report
    Cormac O Maher
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 96:1123-6. 2002
    The authors report the findings of a neuromuscular choristoma of the sciatic nerve in an otherwise healthy 18-year-old man who presented with sensorimotor symptoms and deformities of the right leg and foot...
  12. ncbi A review of heterotopia and associated salivary gland neoplasms of the head and neck
    A Ferlito
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Udine, Italy
    J Laryngol Otol 113:299-303. 1999
    ..A critical review of the literature on heterotopic salivary gland tissue neoplasms of the head and neck is also presented...
  13. ncbi Ectopic prostatic tissue: histogenesis and histopathological characteristics
    Shams Halat
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Histopathology 58:750-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the histological and immunohistochemical characteristics of ectopic prostatic tissue...
  14. ncbi Adenocarcinoma in ectopic prostatic tissue at dome of bladder: a case report of a patient with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder and adenocarcinoma of the prostate
    Jerad M Gardner
    Department of Pathology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1271-5. 2010
    ..We report the first case of adenocarcinoma arising in ectopic prostatic tissue within the bladder...
  15. ncbi Nipple adenoma arising in a supernumerary mammary gland: a case report
    Louise Shinn
    Department of General Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colnet Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Tumori 97:812-4. 2011
    ..Instead they must be regarded, examined and treated as normal breast tissue...
  16. ncbi Neck masses secondary to heterotopic salivary gland tissue: a 25-year experience
    Elena Daniel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 26:96-100. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to review salivary tumors arising from heterotopic salivary inclusions in the periparotid and cervical lymph nodal tissues over a 25-year span...
  17. ncbi Gigantomastia and vulvar lactating adenoma in a patient with myasthenia during pregnancy
    Catherine Scarabin
    Department of Gynecology Obstetrics, Groupe Hospitalier Bichat Claude Bernard, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris Diderot, Paris, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:e5-8. 2010
    ..We discuss the pathophysiologic condition and management of gigantomastia that involves ectopic breast tissue during pregnancy...
  18. ncbi Fibromatosis: a potential sequela of neuromuscular choristoma
    Marie Noëlle Hébert-Blouin
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:399-408. 2012
    Neuromuscular choristoma (NMC) is a rare peripheral nerve lesion in which mature skeletal muscle fibers lie within the nerve and its fascicles. Given limited follow-up, its natural history is poorly understood...
  19. ncbi Prostate gland-like epithelium in the epididymis: a case report and review of the literature
    Lisa Yan Jie Lee
    Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:e60-2. 2004
    ..We then examined 23 additional orchiectomy specimens for the presence of prostate-like epithelium. The possibility of this being true ectopia versus an unusual metaplastic change is discussed...
  20. ncbi Primary ectopic breast cancer presenting as a vulvar mass
    Gilberto Lopes
    Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Center, Singapore
    Clin Breast Cancer 7:278-9. 2006
    ..Its treatment usually entails surgical resection with lymph node dissection. Adjuvant therapy should be guided by the same principles as in orthotopic breast carcinoma...
  21. ncbi Thyroid development and its disorders: genetics and molecular mechanisms
    Mario De Felice
    Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, University of Naples Federico II, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Endocr Rev 25:722-46. 2004
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  22. ncbi Ectopic pancreas: CT findings with emphasis on differentiation from small gastrointestinal stromal tumor and leiomyoma
    Ji Young Kim
    Department of Radiology, Institute of Radiation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yeongon dong, Jongno gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    Radiology 252:92-100. 2009
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  23. ncbi Endocervicosis of the bladder: a case report
    Begum Ozel
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:723-6. 2005
    ..Endocervicosis of the bladder is a rare, benign lesion characterized by mucinous endocervical epithelium within the detrusor muscle of the bladder...
  24. pmc Selected items from the history of pathology: Eugen Albrecht, MD (1872-1908): hamartoma and choristoma
    W B Ober
    Am J Pathol 91:606. 1978
  25. pmc Heterotopic pancreas in the stomach: a case report and literature review
    Grigorios Christodoulidis
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Nikotsara 6, Larissa 41223, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 13:6098-100. 2007
    ..Frozen sections may help in deciding the extent of resection intraoperatively. Although ectopic pancreas is rare, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a submucosal gastric tumour...
  26. ncbi Ectopic prostatic tissue in the uterine cervix and vagina: report of a series with a detailed immunohistochemical analysis
    W Glenn McCluggage
    Department of Pathology, Royal Group of Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:209-15. 2006
    ..Possible theories of histogenesis include a developmental anomaly, metaplasia of preexisting endocervical glands, and derivation from mesonephric remnants...
  27. ncbi Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and pituitary ectopia. A case report
    E Parano
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, University of Catania, Italy
    Neuropediatrics 31:325-7. 2000
    ..However, it is more likely that in the present patient a common genetic mechanism may be the basis for both the arthrogryposis and the pituitary dysfunction...
  28. ncbi Somatic mosaicism and variable penetrance in doublecortin-associated migration disorders
    L Aigner
    Department of Neurology, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstr 84, D 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Neurology 60:329-32. 2003
    ..In addition, the authors implemented prenatal diagnosis in a family with SBH/XLIS...
  29. ncbi Submucosal endocervicosis of the bladder: an ectopic, glandular structure of Müllerian origin
    Stefan Preusser
    Department of Urology, St Gallen Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:88-90. 2008
    ..Transurethral biopsy of the tumor confirmed the diagnosis of endocervicosis. Complete transurethral resection was rejected due to the absence of symptoms and the benign condition of the lesion...
  30. ncbi A case of ectopic hepatocellular carcinoma in the jejunum
    Masato Shigemori
    Department of Gastroenterology, Otsu Red Cross Hospital, 1 1 35 Nagara, Otsu 520 8511, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 41:913-8. 2006
    ..One year after the transarterial chemoembolization procedure, the patient remains well with no evidence of a recurrent tumor or serum AFP elevation...
  31. ncbi Expression of the B cell-attracting chemokine CXCL13 in the target organ and autoantibody production in ectopic lymphoid tissue in the chronic inflammatory disease Sjögren's syndrome
    S Salomonsson
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Immunol 55:336-42. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi Accessory lobe of right liver mimicking a pulmonary tumor in an adult male
    Yi Wang
    Department of Radiology, Third Affiliated Hospital and Research Institute of Surgery, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:e9-e10. 2010
    ..A pathologic evaluation confirmed the specimen to be hepatic tissues. In retrospect, the correct diagnosis of accessory liver could have been achieved using appropriate radiologic investigations if this possibility had been considered...
  33. ncbi Immunohistochemical phenotype of the urinary bladder endocervicosis: comparison with normal endocervix and well-differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma of uterine cervix
    Hiroyuki Hao
    Department of Surgical Pathology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, 1 1 Mukogawa cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
    Pathol Int 60:528-32. 2010
    ..Furthermore, diffuse distribution of estrogen and progesterone receptors, lack of human gastric mucin and low proliferative activity were distinct features for endocervicosis compared to well-differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma...
  34. ncbi Supradiaphragmatic accessory liver: a rare cause of respiratory distress in a neonate
    Reijo Luoma
    King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1413-4. 2003
    ..The "hydrothorax" turned out to be multilocular mesothelial cyst collection surrounding the ectopic liver. This is the first report of the development of a thoracic accessory liver followed by obstetric ultrasound examinations...
  35. ncbi Hepatocellular carcinoma arising from ectopic liver tissue in the pancreas
    Diana Cardona
    Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, 1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Virchows Arch 450:225-9. 2007
    ..These results support that this tumor in the pancreas is hepatocellular carcinoma, most likely arising from ectopic liver tissue within the pancreas...
  36. ncbi Intra-abdominal ectopic thyroid presenting with hyperthyroidism: report of a case
    Bulent Gungor
    Department of General Surgery, Ankara Oncology Hospital, Turkey
    Surg Today 32:148-50. 2002
    ..She had hyperthyroidism preoperatively and had also undergone a bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy 10 years earlier. No signs or symptoms of a thyroid tumor were present...
  37. pmc Laparoscopic management of gallbladder-associated ectopic liver
    Jonathan Lundy
    Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Departrnent of General Surgery, Fort Gordon, Georgia 30905, USA
    JSLS 9:485-7. 2005
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  38. ncbi MRI of endocervicosis: an unusual cause of clustered periurethral cystic masses involving the bladder
    Matthew R Eskridge
    Department of Urology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W147-9. 2007
  39. ncbi Laparoscopic resection of a hepatocellular carcinoma arising from an ectopic liver
    U Hyoung Seo
    Department of Surgery, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:508-10. 2008
    ..The patient's postoperative course was unremarkable. This is the first reported case of a laparoscopically treated ectopic HCC. Moreover, laparoscopic resection was found to be safe and reliable in this case...
  40. pmc Alpha 1-antitrypsin retention in an ectopic liver
    Matthias Dettmer
    Cantonal Institute of Pathology, Liestal, Switzerland
    Diagn Pathol 6:16. 2011
    ..Finally, such a finding should prompt the managing clinician to exclude systemic alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in the patient through further appropriate tests...
  41. ncbi Intrapulmonary ectopic liver after orthotopic heart transplantation
    Rupal I Mehta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1060-2. 2010
    ..Furthermore, this is the first reported case that involves a transplant recipient, thereby introducing additional, unique ramifications to this rare but intriguing entity...
  42. pmc Ectopic cervical thymoma: a report of two cases of a rare entity frequently misdiagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology and frozen section
    Benedict Yan
    Department of Pathology, National University Health System, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore, 119074, Singapore
    Head Neck Pathol 4:152-6. 2010
    ..Short follow-up precludes conclusion on the implication of positive margins in conjunction with adjuvant radiotherapy for one of the patients presented herein...
  43. ncbi Contrast-enhanced sonography of intrapancreatic accessory spleen in six patients
    Se Hyung Kim
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital and College of Medicine, 28, Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:422-8. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi LEOPARD syndrome with a new association of congenital corneal tumor, choristoma
    Won Woo Choi
    Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:158-60. 2003
    ..In addition, she had congenital corneal tumors on both eyes. Histologically the tumors were choristoma. The neuroectodermal origin hypothesis of LEOPARD syndrome could explain the presence of a congenital corneal ..
  45. ncbi Heterotopic pancreas mimicking cholangiocarcinoma. Case report and literature review
    Atindriya Biswas
    Departments of Surgery, Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    JOP 8:28-34. 2007
    ..Majority of the patients developing obstructive jaundice have an underlying malignancy. Identification of a benign pathology like heterotopic pancreas as an aetiology is uncommon and usually occurs only subsequent to a major operation...
  46. ncbi Maximal thymectomy in children with myasthenia gravis
    Mohamed Essa
    Thoracic Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh 11472, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:187-9; discussion 190-1. 2003
    ..We performed this study to evaluate the benefit of thymectomy in children with myasthenia gravis (MG)...
  47. ncbi Cellular basis of ectopic germinal center formation and autoantibody production in the target organ of patients with Sjögren's syndrome
    Stina Salomonsson
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 48:3187-201. 2003
    ..To investigate functional properties of the germinal center (GC)-like structures observed in salivary glands of patients with Sjögren's syndrome (SS) and to determine the frequency with which such structures develop...
  48. ncbi MR features of intraocular ectopic lacrimal tissue
    J Y Jung
    Department of Radiology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:2196-8. 2006
    ..The differential diagnoses of other intraocular masses and the imaging features that can be of help in making a diagnosis are also discussed...
  49. ncbi Intussusception caused by a heterotopic pancreas. Case report and literature review
    Nishchay Chandra
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    JOP 5:476-9. 2004
    ..1% of adult hospital admissions. In contrast to this, it is the leading cause of obstruction in children. In up to 90% of adults a cause can usually be found, but in children this is rarely the case...
  50. ncbi Transcervical-subxiphoid-videothoracoscopic "maximal" thymectomy--operative technique and early results
    Marcin Zielinski
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Pulmonary Hospital, ul Gladkie 1, 34 500 Zakopane, Poland
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:404-9; discussion 409-10. 2004
    ..The operative technique of a transcervical-subxiphoid-videothoracoscopic "maximal" thymectomy without sternotomy is described and the early results of the follow-up of patients operated on are analyzed...
  51. ncbi Adenocarcinoma arising in association with gastric heterotopic pancreas: A case report and review of the literature
    Lyska Emerson
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine and ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Surg Oncol 87:53-7. 2004
    ..Adenocarcinoma arising within ectopic pancreas is a rare occurrence with fewer than 30 well-documented cases reported in the world literature to our knowledge...
  52. ncbi Detection of ectopic B-cell follicles with germinal centers in the meninges of patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
    Barbara Serafini
    Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Roma, Italy
    Brain Pathol 14:164-74. 2004
    ..The formation of ectopic lymphoid follicies in the meninges of patients with MS could represent a critical step in maintaining humoral autoimmunity and in disease exacerbation...
  53. ncbi [Aberrant pancreas: report of five cases]
    F Maisonnette
    Service de Chirurgie Viscérale et Transplantations, CHU de Limoges, 2, avenue Martin Luther King, 87042 Limoges, France
    Ann Chir 129:241-3. 2004
    ..All localizations were treated by resection: antrectomy, bowel resection, and pancreaticoduodenectomy. Postoperative course was uneventful. Review of the literature shows that, even in uncomplicated cases, resection is usually performed...
  54. ncbi Endoscopic management of intratracheal ectopic thyroid
    Keith M Pritchyk
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:630-2. 2004
  55. ncbi Intraocular choristoma
    Bong Hyun Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 20:223-9. 2005
    ..Many reports have described the choristoma mainly in the epibulbar area, but little is known of the choristoma that occurs intraocularly...
  56. ncbi [Mediastinal enteric cyst: unusual clinical presentation and histopathology]
    M Iglesias Sentís
    Institut Clinic de Pneumologia i Cirurgia Toracica, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 40:185-7. 2004
    ..Review of the literature yielded only 1 case of mediastinal enteric cyst with pancreatic tissue...
  57. ncbi From the archives of the AFIP. Meckel diverticulum: radiologic features with pathologic Correlation
    Angela D Levy
    Department of Radiologic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 6825 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Radiographics 24:565-87. 2004
    ..Although the clinical, pathologic, and radiologic features of the complications of Meckel diverticulum are well known, the diagnosis of Meckel diverticulum is difficult to establish preoperatively...
  58. ncbi Ectopic pancreatic tissue in the anterior mediastinum
    Suhail Al-Salam
    Virchows Arch 448:661-3. 2006
  59. ncbi MDCT and superparamagnetic iron oxide (SPIO)-enhanced MR findings of intrapancreatic accessory spleen in seven patients
    Se Hyung Kim
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
    Eur Radiol 16:1887-97. 2006
    ..In most IPASs, the attenuation on CT and SI on MRI were identical to those of the spleen, and on SPIO-enhanced MRI, the degree of the signal drop in all lesions was similar to that of the spleen...
  60. ncbi Ectopic adrenocortical tissue along the inguinoscrotal path of children
    George Vaos
    Departament of Paediatric Surgery, Penteli General Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int Surg 91:125-8. 2006
    ..These nodules should be recognized and removed whenever they are encountered incidentally as they may be associated with hyperplasia or neoplastic changes. Routine search for them is not necessary...
  61. ncbi Accessory thyroid gland at carotid bifurcation presenting as a carotid body tumor: case report and review of the literature
    Evert Jan F Hollander
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, Zuid 2300 RC, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 39:260-2. 2004
    ..In such cases, additional assessment, including thyroid tests, should be considered before surgery...
  62. ncbi Intraductal papillary mucinous adenoma that arises from pancreatic heterotopia within a meckel diverticulum
    Justin M M Cates
    Department of Pathology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:e67-9. 2005
    ..We present an unusual case of an intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm that arose in a heterotopic pancreas within a Meckel diverticulum...
  63. ncbi Comparison of late results of basic transsternal and extended transsternal thymectomies in the treatment of myasthenia gravis
    Marcin Zielinski
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Pulmonary Hospital, Zakopane, Poland
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:253-8. 2004
    ..The influence of the technique of thymectomy on late results in the treatment of myasthenia gravis remains controversial...
  64. ncbi Invasive mucinous (colloid) adenocarcinoma of ectopic breast tissue in the vulva: a case report
    C Yin
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    Breast J 9:113-5. 2003
    ..The tumor cells were positive for estrogen receptors (ERs), progesterone receptors (PRs), and BRST-1 markers. The clinical and pathologic features, differential diagnosis, and treatment are discussed...
  65. ncbi Differentiation and developmental origin of cerebellar granule neuron ectopia in protein O-mannose UDP-N-acetylglucosaminyl transferase 1 knockout mice
    X Li
    Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Neuroscience 152:391-406. 2008
    ..Moreover, migration into the IGL is not required for granule cell acquisition of certain differentiated characteristics...
  66. ncbi Males with epilepsy, complete subcortical band heterotopia, and somatic mosaicism for DCX
    N P Poolos
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Neurology 58:1559-62. 2002
    ..This article reports two cases of males with SBH indistinguishable from the female phenotype, both resulting from somatic mosaicism for DCX mutation...
  67. ncbi Diagnosis of complete ectopic lingual thyroid with Tc-99m pertechnetate scintigraphy
    C Aktolun
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kocaeli University Medical School, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Nucl Med 26:933-5. 2001
    ..The authors present four cases of ectopic lingual thyroid disease diagnosed by Tc-99m pertechnetate scanning, which is an efficient diagnostic tool that yields high-quality images in this clinical setting...
  68. ncbi Ectopic intrathoracic liver
    R Babu
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Brighton, UK
    Pediatr Surg Int 17:461-2. 2001
    ..Fewer than ten cases of intrathoracic ectopic liver have been reported so far in the literature. This paper reports a case that caused a diagnostic dilemma...
  69. ncbi Ectopic mediastinal pancreas
    U Cagirici
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ege University Medical Faculty, 35100, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:514-5. 2001
    ..Herein we report a 45-year-old woman with a cyst containing pancreatic tissue in the mediastinum. The English literature reveals only three previous cases of this extremely rare localisation of the pancreas...
  70. ncbi Cell migration and cerebral cortical development
    J A Golden
    Department of Pathology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 27:22-8. 2001
    ..In addition to those described above, many other syndromes show lissencephaly, pachygyria and polymicrogyria and many cases are not easily classified into any particular syndrome...
  71. ncbi Adenocarcinoma arising in gastric heterotopic pancreas: clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study with genetic analysis of a case
    M Osanai
    Department of Pathology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:549-54. 2001
    ..The features of the present case provide clear evidence that this tumor originated from heterotopic pancreatic tissue rather than from gastric epithelium...
  72. ncbi Ectopic pancreas in mediastinum: report of 2 cases and review of the literature
    Wei Wang
    Department of Radiology, East Hospital of Tongji University, Shanghai, China
    J Thorac Imaging 22:256-8. 2007
    ..However, the final diagnosis depends on pathologic examination...
  73. ncbi Heterotopic pancreas in the stomach: CT findings
    J S Cho
    Departments of Radiology, Surgery, and Pathology, Chungnam University Hospital Daesa dong 640, Joong ku, Taejon 301 040, Korea
    Radiology 217:139-44. 2000
    ..To describe the computed tomographic (CT) findings of heterotopic pancreas in the stomach...
  74. ncbi Posterior scleral choristoma in the organoid nevus syndrome (linear nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn)
    E I Traboulsi
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ophthalmology 106:2126-30. 1999
    ..To highlight the association of posterior osseous and/or cartilaginous ocular choristomas with epibulbar choristomas and the nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn...
  75. ncbi Ectopic epididymal tissue in appendix testis
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Departamento de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Universidad de Cantabria, Avda Valdecilla s n, ES 39008, Santander, Spain
    Virchows Arch 449:373-5. 2006
    ..Awareness of this aberrant tissue avoids misinterpretation as a transected functional reproductive structure...
  76. ncbi Hashimoto's thyroiditis presenting as an enlarging submandibular mass in a patient with a lingual thyroid
    Robert J Paresi
    Department of Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:806-8. 2005
  77. ncbi Prostatic tissue ectopia within the seminal vesicle: a potential source of confusion with seminal vesicle involvement by prostatic adenocarcinoma
    Sean K Lau
    Virchows Arch 449:600-2. 2006
  78. ncbi Adenocarcinoma arising from aberrant pancreas in the stomach
    Michiko Matsuki
    Department of Internal Medicine, Takamatsuhigashi National Hospital, Kagawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 40:652-6. 2005
    ..It should be noted that one of the causes of gastric outlet obstruction may be aberrant pancreas or its malignant transformation...
  79. ncbi A case of ectopic dysplastic kidney and ectopic ureter diagnosed by MRI
    David T Duong
    Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5118, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:632-6. 2008
    ..She was toilet trained at the age of 2 years, had a normal voiding pattern, and had no history or family history of incontinence...
  80. ncbi Ectopic liver tissue within the umbilical cord
    A Preminger
    Department of Neonatology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1085-6. 2001
    ..A solid mass in the umbilical cord is a very rare finding. A neonate with isolated ectopic liver tissue found in the umbilical cord is reported. This is the first known such reported case...
  81. ncbi Diagnosis of retrovesical ectopic and hyperplastic prostate tissue by transrectal needle biopsy
    T Hamasaki
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Urol Int 66:171-3. 2001
    ..The tumor was histologically confirmed to be a benign prostatic hyperplasia. This is the 3rd case of retrovesical ectopic prostatic tissue which was diagnosed by transrectal needle biopsy...
  82. ncbi Distinct profiles of Sjögren's syndrome patients with ectopic salivary gland germinal centers revealed by serum cytokines and BAFF
    Peter Szodoray
    Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Clin Immunol 117:168-76. 2005
    ..The variables identified by DFA are interdependent and are often of mechanistic significance to the pathologic states they distinguish, suggesting that these factors modulate SS pathology and SSGC formation in a synergistic manner...
  83. ncbi Middle mediastinal parathyroid: diagnosis and surgical approach
    R P Boushey
    Division of General and Thoracic Surgery, The Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:699-701. 2001
    ..The surgical approach was in error in 1 patient and corrected during the second procedure. We describe the surgical technique for exposing and excising parathyroid tissue from this area...
  84. ncbi Ectopic pancreas in the anterior mediastinum
    Yamato Tamura
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 53:498-501. 2005
    ..We speculate that this lesion represents abnormal differentiation of the pluripotent epithelial cells of the ventral primary foregut. Details of the clinical and histopathological features are presented...
  85. ncbi A clinicopathological study of 15 patients with neuroglial heterotopias and encephaloceles of the middle ear and mastoid region
    K A Gyure
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:1731-5. 2000
    ..Heterotopic masses of neuroglial tissue involving non-midline structures, specifically, the middle ear region, are exceptional. The pathogenesis of these lesions and, in particular, their relation to encephaloceles, is uncertain...
  86. ncbi Heterotopic pancreas: report of two cases
    Nazif Erkan
    Department of Surgery, Izmir Training and Research Hospital, Bozyaka, Izmir, Turkey
    JOP 8:588-91. 2007
    ..Ninety percent of heterotopic pancreata are found in the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract and clinical presentations show differences...
  87. ncbi Pituitary adenoma with neuronal choristoma (PANCH): composite lesion or lineage infidelity?
    E Horvath
    Department of Pathology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ultrastruct Pathol 18:565-74. 1994
    Fifteen cases of the rare association of pituitary adenoma and neuronal choristoma (PANCH) were investigated by histology, immunohistochemistry, and electron microscopy...
  88. ncbi Ectopic thyroid in the gallbladder: report of a case
    Enver Ihtiyar
    Department of General Surgery, Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, 26480 Eskisehir, Turkey
    Surg Today 33:777-80. 2003
    ..Pathological findings were compatible with ectopic thyroid tissue in the gallbladder wall. This very rare pathology is discussed with a review of the relevant literature...
  89. ncbi Osseous choristoma of the oral soft tissue. Case report
    Luis Alberto Gaitán-Cepeda
    División de Estudios de Postgrado e Investigación, Facultad de Odontologia, UNAM, Mexico
    Med Oral 8:220-3. 2003
    Oral osseous choristoma is a rare developmental alteration, their principal localization is nearly to base of the tongue (foramen caecum). The oral mucosa localization of osseous choristoma is extremely rare...
  90. ncbi [Intrapancreatic accessory spleen: a differential diagnosis of pancreatic tumour]
    T Meyer
    Chirurgische Universitatsklinik und Poliklinik, Wurzburg
    Zentralbl Chir 132:73-6. 2007
    ..Only in 1-2% they are located in the pancreatic tail. We report a rare case of intrapancreatic accessory spleen which radiologically mimicked a tumor in the tail of the pancreas...
  91. ncbi Accessory spleen presenting as a mass in the tail of the pancreas
    Gary Tozbikian
    Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 11:277-81. 2007
    ..After a distal pancreatectomy was completed, microscopic examination revealed heterotopic splenic tissue...
  92. ncbi [Liver imaging: pitfalls, pseudolesions and pseudotumors]
    V Vilgrain
    Service de Radiologie, Hopital Beaujon, 100, boulevard du General Leclerc, 92118 Clichy Cedex
    J Radiol 88:1104-20. 2007
    ..The use of multidetector CT and MR imaging increases the likelihood of detecting such lesions in routine practice. Radiologists must recognize these lesions and understand the underlying etiology...
  93. ncbi Case report: ectopic pancreatic rest in the proximal stomach mimicking gastric neoplasms
    A Shah
    Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Radiol 62:600-2. 2007
  94. ncbi Pancreatitis in initially occult gastric heterotopic pancreas
    Gregory Emmett Wilde
    Department of Radiology, Christiana Care Health System, 4755 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19718, USA
    Clin Imaging 31:356-9. 2007
    ..We present a case of heterotopic pancreas in the stomach, which was initially endoscopically occult but developed superimposed pancreatitis leading to its clinical presentation and detection as an apparently new gastric neoplasm...
  95. ncbi Combined ileal heterotopic pancreatic and gastric tissues causing ileocolic intussusception in an infant
    A Al-Zahem
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Corner Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, Sydney 2145, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:297-9. 2006
    ..We report a case of ileal heterotopic pancreatic tissue associated with ectopic gastric mucosa causing ileocolic intussusception in an infant, with review of the literature...
  96. ncbi Imaging case book. Oropharyngeal neuroglial choristoma
    T E Herman
    Department of Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Perinatol 27:386-7. 2007
  97. ncbi Intracranial extracerebral glioneuronal heterotopia with fetal laminar organization on MR imaging
    Burce Ozgen
    Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Pediatr Radiol 37:717-9. 2007
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  98. ncbi Two cases of intra-pericardial tumors arising from the ascending aorta in adults
    Olivier Chataigner
    Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery and Heart Lung Transplantation, 133, avenue de la resistance, 92350, Le Plessis Robinson, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:174-5. 2007
    ..Histology revealed teratoma and ectopic thyroid. Tumors arising from the ascending aorta are very rare and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of the mediastinal masses...
  99. ncbi Salivary gland choristoma of the middle ear in an infant: a case report
    Dong Kyung Lee
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50, Il won Dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:167-70. 2006
    Salivary gland choristoma of the middle ear cavity is an extremely rare entity. Many patients with this entity usually present with conductive hearing loss...
  100. ncbi [Heterotopia as the cause of seizures. A case report of familial periependymal heterotopia]
    E Navarro-Cantarero
    Sección de Neurorradiología, Hospital Clinico Universitario Lozano Blesa, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Rev Neurol 41:86-90. 2005
    ..Most of them derive from the stoppage of migration, but proliferation and organisation can also be affected. Heterotopia is the most frequent of all migration disorders...
  101. ncbi Cytokeratin 7 immunostaining facilitates recognition of pancreatic heterotopia in gastric biopsies
    Richard A Lindtner
    Pathol Int 57:548-50. 2007

Research Grants21

  1. Functional Architecture of Developmental Brain Disorder
    Bernard Chang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By combining training in these two areas, the candidate will gain the experience and skills necessary to transition to an independent career in clinical neuroscience research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Regulating Neuroendocrine Phenotype in Cancer
    Herbert Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, these finding may permit development of components of raf-1 pathway as therapeutic targets in the treatment and palliation of NE tumors. ..
  3. Migration of early olfactory neuronal progenitors
    GERALD SCHWARTING; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies will lead to an understanding of the complex factors that guide GnRH neurons to their proper destinations in the hypothalamus to control the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. ..
  4. Phase II Clinical Trial Utilizing Lithium for Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
    Herbert Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Besides surgery, there are limited curative and palliative treatments available to patients with metastatic NE tumors, emphasizing the need for development of other forms of therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Patient-Oriented Research in Recessive Pediatric Brain Diseases
    Joseph Gleeson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  6. Modulation of h-channels in hippocampal dendrities
    NICHOLAS POOLOS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If funded, this proposal will enable the PI's transition to an independent clinician-scientist with a career focus on both basic and clinical aspects of epilepsy. ..
  7. Advances in Midbrain/Hindbrain Malformations
    Joseph Gleeson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The information content will be made available on the Internet. Thus this Meeting will serve as a resource for both the scientific and lay community throughout the world. ..
  8. Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Migration
    Joseph Gleeson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2) DCX and LIS1 function to regulate nuclear movement during neuronal migration. 3) DCX is regulated by cdk5 during neuronal migration. ..
  9. Novel Signaling Targets in GI Neuroendocrine Tumors
    Herbert Chen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The possibility that raf-l-mediated hormone suppression could be induced by a soluble factor would provide a plausible, therapeutic delivery method. ..
  10. CELL MIGRATION AND CNS DEVELOPMENT ANOMALIES
    Jeffrey Golden; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Tissue Engineering Utilizing BMP Gene Therapy
    GREGORY HELM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  12. CaBP4, a Photoreceptor Specific Calcium-Binding Protein
    Francoise Haeseleer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The mechanism of interaction of CaBP4 with its target will also be examined using both in vitro and in vivo procedures. ..
  13. Signaling Pathways in Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    Herbert Chen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Neurogenesis in Pediatric Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
    BRENDA PORTER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The studies proposed will take place in the laboratories of Drs. Douglas Coulter and Amy Brooks-Kayal, at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. This Award will facilitate my goal of a career in academic medicine. ..
  15. ENDOMETRIOTIC HAPTOGLOBIN ALTERS MACROPHAGE FUNCTION
    KATHY TIMMS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As a result, novel non-invasive strategies for early detection and innovative treatment of endometriosis may be developed that markedly reduce the health burden of this malady. ..
  16. Non-Radial Cell Migration in CNS Development
    Jeffrey A Golden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Molecular Studies of Brain Malformations
    Huaiyu Hu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  18. NEURONAL MIGRATION IN THE DEVELOPING BRAIN
    Huaiyu Hu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....