Although primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) usually presents as a serous effusion
, rare cases of PEL present as a solid tumor mass.
The main pathophysiologic change in DF is increased vascular permeability, causing plasma leakage and serous effusion
with high protein content (mostly albumin), which then induces thickening of the gallbladder wall.
Serous retinal detachment wasn't observed but hypo-reflecting shadow under the fibrous tissue gave a false impression of serous effusion
Burkitt's lymphoma may present as a serous effusion
, but is usually differentiated from PEL by its distinct morphologic features (i.
There were 7 irrigations of dry ears, 1 serous effusion
, 26 mucoid effusions, and 2 mucopurulent effusions.
Some reports indicate that a number of factors have no effect on the rate of early PTTO: previous tympanostomy tube placement, a dry ear or serous effusion
at the time of placement, the use of a silver-oxide-impregnated tube, and a concurrent tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, or adenotonsillectomy.
2) Granulocytic sarcoma occurs in 3-7% cases of AML and it can present before, during or even after the diagnosis of AML (7) Granulocytic sarcoma may present as a serous effusion
and can be diagnosed on a cytologic specimen.
1] Cytological examination of a serous effusion
is important for the diagnosis of cancer, for staging and prognosis of the patient.
It can present as an intracavitary malignant serous effusion
in the absence of solid mass(es) or rarely as solid lesions in areas such as the gastrointestinal tract.
Bisalbuminemia in pancreatitis without serous effusion
Original indications for MRI in the 88 patients Signs n Symptoms n [*] None 75 Headache 61 Trismus 5 Facial pain 15 Decreased facial 5 Orbital pain 7 sensitivity Tinnitus 4 Serous effusion
1 Facial numbness 1 Abducens palsy 1 Hearing loss 1 Nasopharyngeal mass 1 Doplopia 1 (*.
Comparison of three cytologic-preparation methods and immunocytochemistries to distinguish adenocarcinomacells from reactive mesothelial cells in serous effusion