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2008-03-19 03:00:10

By Johnston, Jeffrey Wheatley, Grayson H III; Sayed, Hosam F El; Marsh, William B; Ellison, E Christopher; Bloomston, Mark Gastric duplication cysts in adults are very rare and usually found incidentally during evaluation for an unrelated ailment. When they are found in close proximity to the pancreas, they can be confused with cystic neoplasms of the pancreas, which are typically also asymptomatic yet more common. As part of the evaluation of cystic pancreatic lesions, cyst fluid analysis...

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2008-01-13 14:30:00

Veterinarians at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle combined their efforts with pediatric surgeons to remove a cyst near the spine of a baby gorilla, which is thought to be the first type of this surgery performed on any animal. The procedure, performed on Thursday morning at the zoo, took roughly an hour. Surgeons from the Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center joined zoo vets in removing the mass, which was around 1.5 inches in size. The surgery also confirmed that the baby gorilla...

2006-03-14 20:05:37

Corrects March 13 story to read in third paragraph "He had laparoscopic surgery to remove..." instead of orthoscopic surgery NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Sean Connery had surgery in New York to remove a cyst on his kidney a few weeks ago and has recovered and received a clean bill of health, his representative said on Monday. The Scottish actor best known as the original James Bond in films such as "Dr. No," "From Russia with Love" and "Goldfinger" is now 75. "He had laparoscopic...

2006-03-13 13:05:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Sean Connery had surgery in New York to remove a cyst on his kidney a few weeks ago and has recovered and received a clean bill of health, his representative said on Monday. The Scottish actor best known as the original James Bond in films such as "Dr. No," "From Russia with Love" and "Goldfinger" is now 75. "He had orthoscopic surgery to remove a cyst on his kidney," spokeswoman Nancy Seltzer said. She said Connery had spent a short time in hospital in...

2005-12-30 15:00:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The damage to "ovarian reserve" is quantitative rather than qualitative when ovarian cysts are excised using minimally invasive laparoscopy, Italian researchers report. Importantly, they say, this approach has a good chance of preserving a woman's fertility. An ovarian endometrioma is a cyst that is attached to the ovaries and that often contains ovarian tissue. Dr. Guido Ragni and colleagues from Universita Degli Studi di Milano studied 38 women who had previously...


Latest cyst Reference Libraries

Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) is a parasitic worm that infects soybean plants, and other legumes, across the world. It is thought to be native to Asia, but was found in the United States in 1954 and in Colombia in the 1980’s. It can be found in Italy and Iran and its most recent sightings have occurred in Brazil and Argentina, two major areas where soybeans are grown. These worms are highly damaging to American soybean crops, costing the industry as much as 500 thousand...

Hydatid Worm, Echinococcus granulosus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Hydatid Worm (Echinococcus granulosus), also known as the Hyper Tape-Worm, is a species of cyclophyllid cestode that is found in the small intestine of adult canids (canine), but also is found in livestock and humans, which serve as intermediate hosts. This specimen causes Hydatid disease. The adult Hydatid worm is typically less than 0.25 inches in length and has three proglottids (segments) when intact: the immature proglottid, mature proglottid and gravid proglottid. This specimen,...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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