Search Results
Results 301 - 350 of 627
< 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 >
Herron Mark D - - 2002
Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma is a granulomatous process that presents as slowly growing annular papules and plaques on sun-exposed skin. It was first described in patients in the fourth and fifth decades of life. These lesions are primarily distributed on the head and neck. A review of the literature ...
Lamont Jeffrey P - - 2002
Myelolipoma of the adrenal gland is a benign tumor comprising adipose cells and mature hematopoietic elements. Most of these lesions are small and asymptomatic. Giant myelolipomas weighing greater than 4 kg are quite rare with three other cases reported in the literature. A case is presented of a giant myelolipoma ...
Marker P - - 2002
Plasma cell gingivitis (PCG) is characterized by massive infiltration of plasma cells into the subepithelial tissue. It is a rare condition; the cause of which is still not fully understood. A case of PCG is reported in the mandibular gingiva probably caused by chewing khat. This report is the first, ...
Sánchez Juana - - 2002
An endometrial adenocarcinoma with areas of squamous differentiation and generalised metastasis was observed in a bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus stranded in northern Patagonia in July 1997. This is the second report of a uterine adenocarcinoma in a free-living cetacean and the first in a Delphinidae. This neoplasm likely compromised reproduction ...
Wong K F - - 2002
Cytogenetic information on T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukaemia (T-LGL; large granular lymphocytosis) is limited. We report two cases of T-LGL with unusual karyotypic aberrations. The first case showed a novel inv(7)(p15q22) as the sole chromosomal abnormality, while the second case showed an inv(14)(q11q32) with evidence of clonal evolution. The breakpoints ...
Kinnula Vuokko L - - 2002
Peroxiredoxins (Prxs) are a recently characterized group of thiol-containing proteins with efficient antioxidant capacity, capable of consuming hydrogen peroxide in living cells. Altogether six distinct Prxs have been characterized in mammalian tissues. Their expression was investigated in histological samples of mesothelioma and in cell lines established from the tumours of ...
Basílio-de-Oliveira Carlos Alberto - - 2002
The term schistosomiasis encompasses a group of infectious disorders caused by five species of the genus Schistosoma, a blood trematode of outstanding importance in tropical areas. Some of these disorders have long been associated with malignant neoplasia, the most striking association being between disease caused by Schistosoma haematobium, the predominant ...
Karakitsos Petros - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the potential of artificial neural networks for cell identification in endometrial lesions from postmenopausal women. STUDY DESIGN: The study was performed on cytologic material obtained by the Gynoscann endometrial cell samplerfrom 12 cases of atrophic endometrium, 48 cases of hyperplasia without cytologic atypia (18 cases of simple ...
Biddle David A - - 2002
Extranodal follicular dendritic cell (FDC) sarcoma of the head and neck region is uncommon, with 16 well-documented cases previously reported (four in the tonsil, four in the pharynx, two in the palate, five in the soft tissue, and one in the thyroid). We here report an additional three cases of ...
Deshpande C G - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: The monoclonal antibody (mAb) designated as mAb Das-1 was generated against a colonic epithelial protein. It reacts with bronchiolar epithelium and submucosal glands and weakly with alveolar lining cells of fetal lung. Adult alveolar epithelium is, however, nonreactive for mAb Das-1. The present study was designed to evaluate the ...
Driemeier David - - 2002
Fragments of ileum from 663 pigs were collected in abattoirs, prepared with the use of standard histological methods and stained with a novel sensitive histochemical method for the detection of porcine proliferative enteropathy. The method is a combination of the following 3 well-known methods, the Warthin-Starry method, alcian blue and ...
Shintaku Masayuki - - 2002
The choroid plexus in the normal state shows a beautiful papillary (or villous) architecture supported by the intricately ramifying, thin fibrovascular stroma. This configuration is retained in benign and malignant neoplasms derived therefrom. The choroid plexus was involved in the pathological process of leukemic cell infiltration in one case reported ...
Gümürdülü Derya - - 2002
Histological diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma (MM) and differentiation from adenocarcinoma is often difficult. A number of clinical, radiologic, histologic and histochemical criteria have been used as diagnostic aids, but most cases cannot be readily classified on the basis of these characteristics. In recent years, a panel of immunohistochemical anti-bodies have ...
Lannon D A - - 2001
Cherubism is a rare hereditary condition characterised by progressive cystic proliferation of the mandible and maxilla in childhood, followed by post-pubertal involution of the process and jaw remodelling in adulthood. Its name is derived from the cherubic appearance that results from the jaw hypertrophy. Here, we present the case of ...
Javadzadeh B - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Mammary duct ectasia (MDE), or periductal mastitis, is a well-defined clinical entity with a characteristic histopathologic appearance on breast biopsy specimens. However, the cytologic features of MDE have been described only recently in the cytopathology literature, and fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytologic findings are based mainly on a small ...
Swann Peter G - - 2001
A case of giant papillary conjunctivitis associated with the wearing of an ocular prosthesis is described. Potential causes and treatment regimens are briefly reviewed.
Chang S E - - 2001
Xanthogranuloma (XG) is an uncommon benign disorder characterized by solitary or multiple yellow-red papulonodules on the skin, and occasionally, in other organs. It is predominantly a disease of infancy or early childhood, although adults may rarely be affected. To compare the clinicohistopathological featues of juvenile-type xanthogranulomas UXGs) and adult-type xanthogranulomas ...
González-Lois C - - 2001
Primary cutaneous signet-ring cell carcinoma (CSRCC) is a very unusual but distinctive clinicopathologic entity. It is defined as a diffuse malignant epithelial neoplasia localized in dermis and subcutis without epidermal involvement, showing variable amounts of signet ring cells, without evidence of a visceral adenocarcinoma. We report a case of CSRCC ...
Aida S - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Adenocarcinoma of the lung occasionally has acidophilic nuclear inclusions (ANIs). Some studies have reported that the incidence of ANIs was higher in well differentiated tumor types and have suggested that adenocarcinoma patients with ANIs might have a more favorable prognosis; however, to the authors' knowledge, statistically significant prognostic findings ...
Orlandi A - - 2001
We describe a very rare association between intraepithelial, extramammary Paget's disease and human papillomavirus- (HPV) negative, keratinized type of VIN III observed in two elderly women. In both cases, morphological and immunohistochemical investigation showed two heterogeneous but intimately admixed neoplastic populations of vulvar epithelium. Atypical keratinocytes stained markedly and diffusely ...
Oliveira P T - - 2001
We present four new cases of verruciform xanthoma (VX) in the oral mucosa and review the literature. Clinical, histological, and immunohistochemical features of four new cases of VX were analysed together with cases found in a review of the literature. Expression of CD-68 was studied by immunohistochemistry. Only 162 cases ...
Vaideeswar P - - 2001
We report a case of idiopathic necrotising granulomatous interstitial nephritis seen as an incidental autopsy finding in a 65 years female. The unusual features were the presence of necroses, with a florid, bizarre giant cell reaction. There were varying degrees of tubular damage, with relative sparing of glomeruli. There was ...
Labowitz J - - 2001
Giant cell hepatitis is common in the neonatal period. When present in adults, it is known as postinfantile giant cell hepatitis (PGCH). PGCH can arise in the context of viral, drug-related, and autoimmune disorders but, in many other cases, its etiology remains unclear. We report a case of PGCH occurring ...
Petricek C M - - 2001
Mixed tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, including both adenocarcinoma and germ cell neoplasm, have been reported infrequently. In the colon, only 9 cases, to our knowledge, have been described in the English-language literature. This is the case of a 29-year-old man with an unsuspected mixed colonic neoplasm that metastasized as ...
Shimizu K - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Cytologic findings of toxoplasmic lymphadenitis (TL) have been only sporadically reported. Intramammary lymph node is an extremely rare site for TL. CASE: A 47-year-old, healthy, female presented with a breast tumor, which was aspirated. The cytomorphologic features were interpreted as suggestive of TL. Histopathology of the excisional biopsy specimen ...
Berger A - - 2001
The authors report the third case of primary adenocarcinoma of the rectovaginal septum without associated endometriosis and discuss the pathogenesis of this tumour. Some of the tumour cells were stained with OC 125 antibody which recognises epithelium of coelomic origin; adenocarcinoma of the rectovaginal septum may arise directly from embryological ...
Sridhar M S - - 2001
PURPOSE: To report three cases of limbal stem cell deficiency (confirmed by impression cytology) that followed multiple pterygium surgeries and therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty. METHODS: The first case, after multiple pterygium surgeries, presented with corneal scarring and thickened epithelium with vascularization sparing the central cornea in the right eye and involving ...
Vender J R - - 2001
An unusual case of a 62-year-old man with focal seizures, tinnitus, and progressive left hemiparesis due to an extensive subdural plasma cell granuloma is presented. Five-year clinical and radiologic follow-up demonstrating the chronic yet progressive nature of this granuloma is presented. This is the first report of focal calcification seen ...
Khafif A - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Giant cell granuloma is rare in the head and neck region and most commonly affects the maxilla and mandible. Although it is a benign disease process, it may be locally destructive. Surgery is the treatment currently recommended. Because of the location of the disease, surgery may be disfiguring. Because ...
Zimmerman R L - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To determine the diagnostic value of the BCA-225 antibody in discriminating adenocarcinoma from benign mesothelium in body cavity effusions. STUDY DESIGN: One hundred four cases of unequivocally benign (34 cases) and malignant (70 cases) serous effusions with cell block material were immunostained for BCA-225 using the ABC method without ...
Martini A - - 2000
The authors report a case of Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH) with temporal localization and rapidly evolving initial clinical presentation in a 12-year-old boy. This disease of currently unknown etiology is actually considered a proliferative entity of cells with phenotypic characteristics of normal Langerhans' cells. An immunoregulation defect leading to abnormal ...
Mojica W D - - 2000
Epithelioid angiomyolipoma is a recently recognized clinicopathologic entity first described by Martignoni et al. in 1995. Since then, several articles have further clarified its histogenesis and histologic features. Due to the presence of polygonal cells with voluminous cytoplasms, this neoplasm is often mistaken for renal-cell carcinoma. In this case presentation, ...
Timaran C H - - 2000
Our purpose is to report a case of unexpected anal adenocarcinoma found in a hemorrhoidectomy specimen. A review of the literature, with emphasis on extramucosal anal adenocarcinoma as a pathologic entity, is included. Our patient presented with a 2-year history of grade III prolapsing internal hemorrhoids. A hemorrhoidectomy was performed ...
Liu J - - 2000
Previously we have reported that Drc1p/Cps1p, a 1,3-beta-glucan synthase subunit, is essential for division septum assembly in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. In this report, we present evidence that S. pombe Bgs2p, a 1,3-beta-glucan synthase that shows 56% identity to Drc1p/Cps1p, is essential for maturation of ascospore wall in S. pombe, but is ...
Guschmann M - - 2000
Heterotopic adrenal tissue is not uncommon, especially in the urogenital system. Adrenocortical tissue in the placenta, however, is presumably very rare. To our knowledge, four cases have been published. There are several different theories to explain such a heterotopia. According to our findings, an embolic spread of adrenal precursor cells ...
Protopapa E - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To explore the usefulness of nuclear micromorphometric analysis for the differentiation between epithelial mesothelioma and metastatic adenocarcinoma in the chest wall. STUDY DESIGN: High-resolution images of 2,100 nuclei from 27 cases of epithelial mesothelioma and 15 cases of adenocarcinoma of the lung were recorded. Stepwise discriminant analysis and a ...
Drut R - - 2000
The present report describes the case of a 21-mo-old boy with a fetal rhabdomyomatous nephroblastoma (FRN) diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC). The smears contained numerous isolated or clustered, deeply eosinophilic, thin, elongated rhabdomyoblasts with oval nuclei. Some of these cells presented cross-striations. Peculiar clusters of small, deeply eosinophilic, round ...
Imashuku S - - 2000
The pathogenesis of haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) in children without a known familial pattern of inheritance is often difficult to establish. Splenic enlargement, one of the main clinical findings in this disorder, has led to the use of splenectomy for uncontrollable coagulopathy, persistent cytopenia or both. This procedure is also thought ...
Ko J W - - 2000
We report three children with clinical features of pityriasis lichenoides (scaly red to brown papules and macules) in whom there were histopathological findings of mycosis fungoides (disproportionate epidermotropism, Pautrier's microabscesses, and wiry and coarse collagen bundles). Immunohistochemical staining revealed a prevalence of T lymphocytes in the infiltrate. T-cell receptor gene ...
Nico M M - - 2000
We report the case of a 25-year-old man with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, presenting with perianal ulcer and diarrhea. He had positive immunocytochemical tests for Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in circulating polymorphonuclear cells (PMN). The biopsy specimen was suggestive of CMV infection, and specific immunoperoxidase for CMV antigens positively stained endothelial cells and ...
Selva D - - 2000
To present a case of orbital granulomatous giant cell myositis and review the literature. We describe the case of a 51-year-old woman, with a past history of melanoma, who presented with an acutely painful orbital myositis. This evolved into a chronic relapsing process involving multiple muscles bilaterally; which demonstrated partial ...
Hunt T - - 2000
Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology Nature Publishing Group (2000). ISSN 1471-0072. Monthly First there was Annual Reviews, then came the monthly Elsevier Trends Journals, both of which try to identify hot topics in their chosen fields. The Current Opinion journals followed several years later, and Current Opinion in Cell Biology ...
Sharifi S - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the significance of the presence of Kupffer and endothelial cells in distinguishing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and adenocarcinoma (AC) on cytologic smears. STUDY DESIGN: Fine needle aspiration biopsies (FNABs) from 43 cases, 21 HCC and 22 AC (8 primary and 14 metastatic), were immunostained for Factor VIII and ...
Reis-Filho J S - - 2000
To evaluate the immunohistochemical expression of thyroid transcription factor 1 (TTF1) in primary and metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinomas, and test the diagnostic accuracy of this antibody, two surgical pathologists independently evaluated 34 cases of adenocarcinomas in the lung without clinical data and tried to distinguish between primary and metastatic cases using ...
Aluvihare V - - 2000
Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology Nature Publishing Group (2000). ISSN 1471-0072. Monthly First there was Annual Reviews, then came the monthly Elsevier Trends Journals, both of which try to identify hot topics in their chosen fields. The Current Opinion journals followed several years later, and Current Opinion in Cell Biology ...
Lee D - - 2000
The classic description of inflammatory vitiligo is an erythematous rim at the periphery of a patch of hypopigmented or depigmented skin. The histological correlate is a superficial perivascular infiltrate of mononuclear cells. However, we observed a 61-year-old patient with inflammatory vitiligo who had thin solid pink scaly plaques as well ...
Guiter G E - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Extraskeletal Ewing sarcoma (EES) shares histologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular findings with ES of bone. The authors' goal in conducting this study was to examine the cytomorphologic features of EES. In addition, immunocytostaining for CD99/O13 was performed in all cases, and cytogenetic and molecular data were available in about half ...
Johnson J E - - 1999
OBJECTIVE: To document the cytologic features of endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) and invasive endocervical adenocarcinoma as observed in ThinPrep slides and to compare these features with those that have been described for conventional smears. STUDY DESIGN: Six cases of endocervical AIS and three cases of invasive adenocarcinoma were evaluated ...
Reeder C B - - 1999
Persistent polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis with binucleate lymphocytes is a rare lymphoproliferative syndrome of uncertain cause that is strongly associated with HLA-DR7 positivity, cigarette smoking, and female sex. As yet, there is no explanation for the strong sex predilection. We report the third case of persistent polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis in a ...
Smith M E - - 1999
The simultaneous involvement of the mucous membranes of the oral cavity and upper aerodigestive tract by lesions characterised clinically by an intensely erythematous, lobulated surface and histologically by a dense connective tissue infiltrate composed of non-neoplastic plasma cells may be called plasma cell mucositis. We present a review of the ...
< 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 >