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When you've exhausted your differential diagnoses for a nerve mass, Dr. Kleinschmidt-DeMasters is here to help by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Sep 2009 11:30am In the same issue of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine that was referenced in the previous post, a team including Bette K. Kleinschmidt-DeMasters, MD (pictured) authored an interesting article entitled Rare Nerve Lesions of Non-Nerve Sheath Origin: a 17-year Retrospective Series. DeMasters, neuropathology chief at the University of ... Read on »
Rabies Vaccine Injection-Site Tumors by Jan R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 11:02pm Zsazsa and her Injection-Site Tumor A Chihuahua named Zsazsa developed a large injection-site fibrosarcoma after a rabies shot.  Looking for information, Angel Moran (Zsazsa’s  “mom”) e-mailed Kris Christine, Founder of the Rabies Challenge Fund.  Below is Angel’s side of their communication. Kris’s beloved dog Meadow also had a mast cell ... Read on »
Brain tumors in 300 words or less by pathologystudent Posted Thu 21 Jul 2011 4:49pm I’ve gotten a few requests through Twitter for posts on neuropathology. Great idea! It’s a big subject – so we’ll break it down into manageable chunks. We’ll start with a short introduction to brain tumors, followed by separate discussions of each major tumor. Brain tumors can be primary or secondary. Secondary tumors may occur by m ... Read on »
Day Two After Chemo... by Moshura's Sister Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 Aug 2010 12:00am Marco sent me the information about the new chemo he will be taking. It's a combination treatment called Gemzar with Taxotere . Here are some excerpts from the current studies on this combination chemo treatment. Some terminology to remember too about response rates and palliation Complete Response meansAll detectable cancer is now gone aft ... Read on »
Multiple Sclerosis: Virus Infection May Cause Unusual Immune Cells To Attack Nerves by stuart Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 12:00am Posted on: Sunday, 13 June 2010, 07:50 CDT White blood cells with receptors for both virus and nerve proteins may assault nerves after fighting an infection A virus infection can incite the body to attack its own nerve tissue by activating unusual, disease-fighting cells with receptors for both viral and nerve proteins. The dual-r ... Read on »
Molecular Markers During Surgery Light Up Tumors and Show Surgeons Where the Cancer Is And Secondly Where the Nerves Are Located by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Dec 2011 6:00pm You can see in the video that the fluorescence was not contained only in the cancer, but in adjacent areas as well. This is fascinating and explains how the pathology process works during surgery and she does a great job in describing how reports come back later, after surgery that find cancer tissue and then the treatment process continues fr ... Read on »
Number of Nerve Fibers Near Prostate Tumor Tied to Aggressiveness by Medline Plus Posted Thu 11 Jul 2013 2:00pm Study raises the possibility of a new way to predict prognosis, tailor treatments Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Prostate Cancer Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
Peripheral Neuropathy by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Peripheral neuropathy, or peripheral neuritis, is a disease process that affects the sensory, reflex, motor and vasomotor (pertaining to the blood vessel) responses of the peripheral nerves. Some forms of neuropathy affect the motor function of the nerve while other are selective for sensory function. This disease can further be broken into sub ... Read on »
Can you solve this case? by pathologystudent Posted Wed 26 Mar 2014 6:58pm Here’s a case with a classic, almost unmistakeable histologic appearance. I love that. Take a look at the photo and the question, then scroll down for the answer.  A 42-year-old female presents with tinnitus and hearing loss, and is found to have a mass at the cerebellopontine angle. A biopsy section is shown here.   What is the ... Read on »