A16-year-old male was admitted in hospital because of frontal and temporal melanoma. There were congenital giant nevi on his back and head. Positron emission computed tomography revealed no extra-cranial primary lesion. He underwent surgery, whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT), and chemotherapy; but he could not be saved and died 6 months after establishing diagnosis.
Congenital melanocytic nevi; Intracranial melanoma; Primary melanoma
Neuroblastoma (NBL) is a neuroectodermal tumor derived from neural crest cells. The biological and clinical behavior of NB is extremely heterogenous. We here report a newborn who presented as 4S NBL with a massive hepatomegaly resulting in IVC syndrome.
Neuroblastoma; Inferior vena cava syndrome; Newborn
Transection of gut due to adhesive band is an unusual complication of adhesive bowel disease. A 2-year old female presented with signs and symptoms of intestinal obstruction. Eight months earlier she underwent laparotomy for excision of duplication cyst of ileum. Exploratory laparotomy performed during current admission showed complete transection of gut.
Transection of gut; Adhesive bowel disease; Intestinal obstruction
Congenital laryngeal cyst is a rare cause of airway obstruction that may require urgent diagnosis and treatment. We report a case of a neonate having history of polyhydramnios and severe respiratory distress at birth. A laryngeal cyst detected during intubation. The outcome of laryngoscopic treatment of the cyst was favorable.
Laryngeal cyst; Polyhydramnios; Respiratory distress
A four-year-old boy presented with constipation and mild abdominal distention for one year. Radiologic investigations showed a multiloculated cystic lesion in the caudate lobe of liver with focal calcification in the wall. The child underwent laparotomy with marsupialization of the cystic lesion. Histopathologic examination showed mature teratoma of liver.
Mature teratoma; Liver; Histopathology