Case Histories for the Meeting of Monday, March 3rd, 2008
SB 5151 Keith Duncan, MD Mills Peninsula Hospital (PS06-13271)
45 yr old female with enlarging lateral hip mass. At surgery, a tan solid nodular lesion measuring 4.5 x4 x 3.5 cm was removed.
SB 5152 Laura Hofmeister, MD Santa Clara Kaiser Medical Center (SCH07-28991) 66 yr old female with a 14 cm retroperitoneal mass (not attached to bone). Previous history of colonic adenocarcinoma (2004), treated with radiotherapy. Also had left pulmonary lobectomy for metastatic tumor in 2006. Gross: 14 x 11 x 7 cm mass, grayish cut surface with focal necrosis and hemorrhage.
SB 5153 David Berkeley, MD Good Samaritan Hospital (S07-1589)
39 yr old female with a large pelvic mass. Gross: 13 cm friable tan-pink tumor involving the uterine serosa. Endometrium and ovaries are unremarkable. The patient also had subcutaneous and psoas muscle soft tissue masses.
SB 5154 Sudha Rao, MD Regional Medical Center (SP06-6121)
46 yr old male with a pigmented 2.5 cm ulcerated mass in the abdominal wall, right upper quadrant.
SB 5155 Elise Rosen-Levin, MD O�Connor Hospital (S07-2531)
46 yr old woman with a left occipital brain mass. Gross: multiple fragments of tan-pink tissue measuring up to 1 cm.
SB 5156 Mayuri Desai, MD Kaiser Redwood City Medical Center
64 yr old male with numbness of the left leg, groin and foot. MRI showed a 1.8 cm probable dural based mass along the right T9 nerve root. Gross: multiple tan brown fragments of soft tissue, 1.3 cm in aggregate.
SB 5157 John Iacco, MD Washington Medical Center (S05-5902)
56 yr old female with post-menopausal bleeding. Endometrial D+C is performed.
SB 5158 Charlie Lombard, MD El Camino Hospital (A07-13)
55 yr old woman had been seen by a neurologist for progressive weakness and numbness of both legs and some numbness in the hands, clinically compatible with Guillain Barre syndrome. A few days later, the visiting nurse went to the patient�s home to institute IV immunoglobulin therapy. At that time, she was informed that the patient had experienced labored breathing since 3 AM. The neurologist was called immediately and during the phone conversation, the patient went into cardiopulmonary arrest. Despite aggressive resuscitative efforts by the paramedics and ER team, the patient died. An autopsy was performed.
SB 5159 John Collin, MD (web case)
29 yr old female with abdominal pain. At colonoscopy, a few 1-2 cm thread-like worms are retrieved from the cecum and sent for analysis.
SB 5160 Josh Sickel, MD El Camino Hospital
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