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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

CASE 303: INGUINAL SCARPA TUMOR, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM

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Woman  61 yo  detected  at right inguinal  scarpa a  small tumor  slowly  growth, no  painful,  size of  about  one egg. Clinical palpation was  subcutaneous, hard nodule,  fixed  to  deep  layer.
Ultrasound scanned it was  a round mass , size of 5 cm in diameter,  well-bordered, inside  structure  was  solid and inhomogeneous  ( US picture 1).






 Doppler  scanning  detected  hypervascular  with  hilus,  vascular supplying  of a lymph node (US picture 2), and   Doppler spectrum  of  hilus artery  was  pulsatile , V1= 52 cm/s and  RI=0.6.
  




Elastography ultrasound  was a soft mass, inhomogeneous structure.





Sonologist  cannot  find another abnormal  lymph node at  another  side, and report  suspected  inflammation  lymph node.


Blood tests  WBC, CRP, beta2 microglubuline  were  normal.


Core biopsy with immunohisto staining report was lymphoma.



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Friday, 20 March 2015

CASE 302 : OVARY TUMOR , Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.

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Woman 50 yo, vaginal bleeding.
Pelvis ultrasound  detected  one mass  cystic, multiloculated   with  septation thickening and  solid part. No ascites (see  5 US pictures).






MRI  with  gado reported  with  enhanced  CE  suspected  ovary cancer.




Blood test :  CA125  rising  125 U/mL
Pre operative  diagnosis  is  ovary cancer  stage IIB. Microscopic  specimen report is  serous cystadenocarcinoma.


Discussion: With 3 modalities for diagnosing  this case ULTRASOUND, MRI  and BLOOD TEST MARKER, what  is  the value?.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

CASE 301: SKIN METASTASIS, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM

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MAN 83 YO HAD BEEN  TREATED  LUNG CANCER WITH  CHEMOTHERAPY  AND RADIATION  FOR 2 YEARS.
ONE  MONTH  AGO  HE DETECTED  SMALL SKIN TUMOR  AT LEFT TEMPORAL SCALP  RAPID  GROWING AND BLEEDING ( SEE PICTURE).


ULTRASOUND  SCAN   REPORTED  THIS TUMOR BEING  FROM THE  SCALP NO  INVADE  TO  BONE ( SEE  2 US  PICTURES)  AND   LIVER  METASTASIS ( US PICTURE 3)






MSCT  CONFIRMED THE  SCALP TUMOR   NOT ERODING THE BONE, MANY  METASTATIC  LESIONS FROM THE LUNG TUMOR  TO  BOTH SIDE OF LUNG, LIVER, ADRENAL GLAND.




BIOPSY OF THIS TUMOR  CONFIRMED THAT  METASTASIS FROM LUNG CANCER,  SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA..




SUMMARY:   LUNG CANCER  SOMETIMES  METASTASES TO SKIN OF SCALP AND NOT TO BONE.

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Friday, 6 March 2015

CASE 300: MULTIPLE BONE TUMORS, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, Dr HỒ CHÍ TRUNG, Dr LÊ THÔNG LƯU, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM

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MAN 46 YO PAIN AT LEFT LEG  AT PALPATION. X-RAYS  DETECTED TIBIAL BONE EROSION.





ULTRASOUND  SCAN THIS MASS SHOWED CYSTIC FORMATION.( SEE US  PICTURES)




CHEST XRAY  FOR ROUTINE CHECK UP  PRE OP  DETECTED  ONE MASS AT  RIGHT THORACIC WALL..( CHEST XRAY).



ULTRASOUND SCAN THIS MASS WAS  SOLID MASS,  HYPOVASCULAR WHICH WAS FROM THE  RIB. (SEE US3..WITH 3.5 MHz,,US 4 WITH 12 MHz, US 5 CDI,  US 6  ELASTOSCAN).








MSCT of  THORAX: THIS  MASS WAS  FROM  THE RIB   AND  ANOTHER  MASS AT  RIGHT  LUNG SUSPECTED  CANCER.




BLLOD TEST REPORT=   CYFRA -21  HIGH.




CORE  BIOPSY  OF THORAX WALL MASS = METASTASIS TUMOR HISTO TYPE  ADENOCARCINOMA    SUSPECTED  FROM THE LUNG CANCER.