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O'Neill, Jennifer - - 2009
Gupta, Pramod - - 2009
Guo, Jin - - 2009
* This article provides an overview of the pathologic features of adult orbital xanthogranulomatous disease, a rare heterogeneous group of disorders that includes 4 clinical syndromes: adult-onset xanthogranuloma, necrobiotic xanthogranuloma, adult-onset asthma and periocular xanthogranuloma, and Erdheim-Chester disease.The diagnosis is made by biopsy of the lesion, demonstrating tissue infiltration by ...
Chakhachiro, Zaher - - 2009
* Solid-pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas is a relatively uncommon tumor. It typically affects young women, has nonspecific clinical and radiologic manifestations, and can be readily diagnosed by ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration and histopathologic evaluation. Histologic features characteristically show loosely cohesive, relatively uniform polygonal cells surrounding delicate capillary-sized blood vessels. Other ...
Aggarwal, Nidhi - - 2009
Spermatocytic seminoma is a rare germ cell tumor distinct from classical seminoma, both clinically and pathologically. It affects older men, has not been associated with a history of cryptorchidism, and has no known counterpart in ovary or any other site. Pathologically, it is characterized by 3 distinct cell types, lack ...
Fukunaga, Masaharu - - 2009
* A case of pigmented perivascular epithelioid cell tumor of the kidney in a 57-year-old woman with a clinically indicated tuberous sclerosis is presented. The lesion was a 3.0-cm, well-demarcated, black-colored mass. The tumor was histologically characterized by an epithelioid arrangement of round to polygonal cells with round nuclei and ...
Somerset, Hilary - - 2009
* Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is relatively uncommon in the United States, although hepatitis C, one of the known risk factors for disease, is currently showing burgeoning growth in the country. Hence, it is possible that the incidence of HCC also will increase. Clinicians and pathologists in the United States are ...
Wright, James R., - - 2009
* Context.--Sir William Osler, MD, and Howard Kelly, MD, were probably the preeminent practitioners of their respective specialties, internal medicine and gynecology, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Both were passionately interested in pathology. Although not widely known, during the 1880s, both allegedly pioneered "arm's length" methods to ...
Weinreb, Ilan - - 2009
* Context.--Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a vascular neoplasm that occasionally is difficult to distinguish from primary/metastatic carcinomas, particularly when EHEs express keratins. We recently encountered an EHE with strong CD10 positivity mimicking renal cell carcinoma.
Cornea, Virgilius - - 2009
* Context.--The increasing use of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast as a valuable adjunct to mammography and ultrasound in the detection of breast lesions, in association with needle core biopsy taken from the suspicious areas, has major workload implications for histopathology laboratories wherever breast MRI is practiced.
Tormo, Consuelo - - 2009
Context.--The preanalytic phase of 24-hour urine collection, before clinical analysis, requires the active participation of patients and usually takes place outside the laboratory.
Wilbur, David - - 2009
Context.--Whole-slide imaging technology offers promise for rapid, Internet-based telepathology consultations between institutions. Before implementation, technical issues, pathologist adaptability, and morphologic pitfalls must be well characterized.
Koreishi, Aashiyana - - 2009
* Context.--Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) is a rare but serious disorder initially described as a purely dermatologic process. Isolated autopsy reports have described multiorgan involvement by this disease.
Nemenqani, Dalal - - 2009
* Context.--Basidiobolomycosis is a rare disease caused by the fungus Basidiobolus ranarum, an environmental saprophyte found worldwide. Patients with B ranarum infection may present with subcutaneous, gastrointestinal, or systemic lesions. Gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis poses diagnostic difficulties, as its clinical presentation is nonspecific, with no identifiable risk factors.
Siebert, Joseph - - 2009
* Context.--When autopsy reports are delayed, clinicians and families do not receive information in a timely fashion.
Sens, Mary - - 2009
* Context.--Medical examiner cases are increasingly used as tissue donor referral sources to meet the ever-growing need for transplant tissues. The assumption is often made that traumatic and sudden deaths have minimal risk of unsuspected neoplasia. An autopsy of a registered tissue donor with strong preautopsy clinical assessment of a ...
Monzon, Federico - - 2009
* Context.--Renal epithelial neoplasms have characteristic chromosomal imbalances, and we have shown previously that virtual karyotypes derived from single-nucleotide polymorphism microarrays can be performed on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue.
Moriarty, Ann - - 2009
* Context.--Minimum cellular criteria for satisfactory Papanicolaou tests were established with the Bethesda System in 2001, and unsatisfactory rates are used as a quality-reporting measure.
Dandona, Lalit - - 2009
Kumar, R. - - 2009
Background & objectives: Group A streptococcus (GAS) causes a wide array of human diseases. Epidemiological picture of streptococcal infection in India is not complete. Hence, disease burden due to GAS in 5-15 yr old school children in northern India was studied and emm typing of GAS isolates was carried out ...
Oncul, O. - - 2009
Background & objectives: Prevention of infection in burned patients poses a great challenge as infection is the most common cause of mortality after burn injury. An analysis of burned patients, admitted and treated between January 2004 and December 2005 in a nine-bed burn unit in Turkey, was performed prospectively to ...
Bharathi, M. - - 2009
Background & objectives: Infective keratitis is rare in the absence of predisposing factors. The pattern of risk factors predisposing to infective keratitis varies with geographical regions and also influences the type of infection that occurs. The present study was aimed to identify the specific risk factors that predispose the infective ...
Chatterjee, Shiv - - 2009
Background & objectives: Community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is a major global problem. Colonization rates of MRSA in the community have been reported to range from 0 to 9.2 per cent. The present study was conducted to detect S. aureus nasal colonization and prevalence of MRSA in children ...
Farooq, Umar - - 2009
Background & objective: Merozoite surface protein-1 of Plasmodium vivax (Pvmsp-1) is a strong vaccine candidate against asexual blood stages. Extensive polymorphism in msp-1 gene has been reported in P. vivax isolates from different geographical regions which is necessary before a field trial of any malaria vaccine based on msp-1 is ...
Chandrasekhar, Sudireddy - - 2009
Background & objectives: Human cystic echinococcosis (CE), caused by Echinococcus granulosus, is one of the most important and widespread parasitic zoonoses. T helper cell-2 (Th2) dominated immunity in CE is associated with increased susceptibility to the disease, while T helper cell-1 (Th1) cell activation is assumed to induce protective immunity. ...
Sharma, Surendra - - 2009
Background & objectives: Hospitalization for medical-illness is associated with an increased risk of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). However, there are no published data from India addressing at this issue. We sought to study the risk factor profile and the incidence of DVT among hospitalized medically-ill patients, a tertiary care hospital ...
Behari, Jayanand - - 2009
Background & objectives: Postmenopausal osteoporosis leads to a significant decline in bone mass. That complicates the treatment outcome. The objective of the present study was to find out the effects of pulsed modulated low level electric field capacitively coupled on bone histology of induced osteoporotic rats, for screening the potential ...
Dutta, Samikshan - - 2009
Background & objectives: Screening for Fragile X syndrome (FRAXA), the most common genetic cause for mental retardation (MR), has mostly been carried out among MR patients. The present study was conducted to find out prevalence of FRAXA amongst children residing in the rural areas of West Bengal.
Begum, Nargis - - 2009
Background & objectives: Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major public health problem in the developing countries. HEV infection in pregnant women is more common and fatal in the third trimester. The mortality rate due to HEV-induced hepatitis is as high as 15-20 per cent. The present study was designed ...
Mattoo, S.K. - - 2009
Background & objectives: Relapse is a common and distressing aspect of substance dependence mediated by several biological and psychosocial factors. This study examined the association between demographic variables, clinical parameters and certain psychosocial factors and relapse among patients with either alcohol or opioid dependence.
Surendiran, A. - - 2009
Current modalities of diagnosis and treatment of various diseases, especially cancer have major limitations such as poor sensitivity or specificity and drug toxicities respectively. Newer and improved methods of cancer detection based on nanoparticles are being developed. They are used as contrast agents, fluorescent materials, molecular research tools and drugs ...
Chen, Xiaojun - - 2009
Sexuality is a major way of intimacy in human being and it is very important in gender relationship, contributing to over all health. However, since association between sexual activity and sudden death determined by forensic autopsies related to cardiac or cerebral causes has been reported, some people with heart disease ...
Jensen, J.L. - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Regional odontodysplasia, also described as ghost teeth, has been described on a number of occasions, in some cases generalized odontodysplasia affecting both the primary and the permanent dentition. However, generalised odontodysplasia is a very rare finding, involving large pulps and short roots of the whole dentition and in the ...
Mistry, D. - - 2009
AIM: To assess children and parental attitudes towards dental attire. METHODS: A convenience sample of paediatric dental patients and their parents attending the Paediatric Dentistry Dept. (Leeds, UK). Data was collected using a questionnaire accompanied by a series of photographs of female and male dental students in different modes of ...
Weinstein, P. - - 2009
AIM: To carry out a study designed to test an intervention to increase dental attendance in rural dentally-avoidant adolescents, to identify and recruit eligible adolescents. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: This study used a cross-sectional design to identify eligible adolescents. A total of 2,762 adolescents (60% of the enrolled students) from ...
Kemoli, A.M. - - 2009
AIM: The objective of the study was to determine the influence of the experience of the operator and the assistant on the survival rate of proximal ART- restorations after 2 years when placed using two methods of tooth-isolation and three glass ionomer cement-brands. STUDY DESIGN: A clinical intervention study. METHODS: ...
Lygidakis, N.A. - - 2009
AIM: This was to evaluate the retention rate of fissure sealants applied to MIH molars with occlusal enamel opacities, using two different application methods after 4 years. METHODS: 54 children exhibiting molars with MIH aged 6-7 years, participated in the study. Selection criteria: presence of at least 2 fully erupted ...
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