Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 9 (2014)
Volume 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Breast Pathology
Utility of Indigenously Developed Square Grid Method for Evaluation of Tumor-Stroma Ratio and Stromal Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Invasive Breast Carcinoma: A Pilot Study


Volume 18, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 335-346


  Background & Objective: Invasive breast carcinoma (IBC) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in India. The conventional visual method of evaluation of Tumor-Stroma Ratio (TSR) and Stromal Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes (sTIL) appears to be subjective. The present study aims to evaluate ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Pathological Examination of the Placenta in COVID-19–Positive Mothers: A Short Communication

Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh; Roya Saeednejad; Mamak Shariat; Raheleh Moradi

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 217-220


  Background & Objective: It was declared that COVID-19 might be more severe in symptomatic pregnant patients. This study was conducted to examine the pathological indices of the placenta in pregnant women who were diagnosed with COVID-19.Methods: A total of 20 COVID-19–positive mothers were ...  Read More

COVID-19 Impact on Modern Virtual Pathology Education: Challenges and Opportunities

Seyed Esmaeil Azimi Khatibani; Shima Tabatabai

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, , Pages 439-443


  Background & Objective: Pathology education conventional methods have been disrupted by the Corona-Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, compelling a re-evaluation of the means of educational interactions from the undergraduate to the postgraduate level. This commentary explores how the COVID-19 ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Online Assessment for Pathology Residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Report of an Experience

Alireza Abdollahi; Ali Labbaf; Mahboobeh Mafinejad; Maryam Sotoodeh-Anvari; Farid Azmoodeh-Ardalan

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 75-78


  Background & Objective: The world is facing COVID-19 pandemic, and medical education system and consequently the evaluation of students at different levels have been overshadowed. Residency students are among those affected. In the present study, we aim to share our experiences regarding holding ...  Read More

Comparison of Diagnostic Methods in Detection of Squamous Cell Abnormalities in Iranian Women with Abnormal Pap’s Smear Test and Associated Demographic and Issues

Fatemeh Samiee Rad; mehdi Ghaebi; Simin Zarabadipour; Arezoo Bajelan; fatemeh Pashazade; Mehri Kalhor; Amane Barikani

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 106-116


  Background & Objective: Premalignant lesions of cervix have increased dramatically in recent years. Early diagnosis and management of abnormalities have an effective role in preventing the invasion of the disease and also in timely treatment. This study aimed to compare diagnostic methods in the ...  Read More

GI, Liver & Pancreas Pathology
Inter-observer Variability in Histomorphological Evaluation of Non-neoplastic Liver Biopsy Tissue and Impact of Clinical Information on Final Diagnosis in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Affiliated Hospitals

Zeinab Kishani farahani; Mahsa Ahadi; Behrang Kazeminejad; Tahmineh Mollasharifi; Malihe Saber Afsharian; Amir Sadeghi; Farahnaz Bidari zerehpoosh; Elena Jamali; Niki Hasanzadeh; Abolfazl Movafagh; Arash Dehghan; Arsham Moradi; Afshin Moradi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 243-251


  Background & Objective: Liver biopsy is the main method for grading and staging liver disorders, but the effects of clinical information and optimal biopsy specimen size on interpretation remain contentious. The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of clinical information and quality of liver ...  Read More

Prognostic Value of Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio on Pathologic Findings of Transrectal Ultrasonography Guided Biopsy of Prostate

Iraj Khosrovpanah; Sadeq Rostami; Zhoobin Heidari bateni; Mojtaba Teimoori; Darya Khosrovpanah

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 333-339

  Background and Objective: Prostate cancer is considered as one of the most common malignancies in males. Despite the decreasing trend during the past decade, the incidence continues to rise in adolescents worldwide. Recently, new emerging technologies beside TRUS-guided prostate biopsy were introduced ...  Read More

Demsoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor:a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma

Moeinadin Safavi; Jahanbanoo Shahryari; Mohammadmehdi Moeini Aghtaei; Hossein Nikpour

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 255-260

  Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSCRT) is a rare variant of sarcoma with a highly aggressive behavior. It usually affects abdominal cavity and has a male predominance. Its correct diagnosis and treatment is sophisticated and requires an experienced multidisciplinary team. Hereby we present a 25 ...  Read More

Oral Pathology
Laryngeal Paraganglioma: A Diagnostic Challenge

Fariba Binesh; Mohammad Hossein Dadgarnia; Yasaman Khaksar; Abbas Mirvakili

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 322-325


  Paragangliomas are neoplasms of neural crest origin. In the head and neck, they uncommonly involve the larynx. The distinction between paragangliomas and other neuroendocrine tumors can be difficult. Precise diagnosis is important in order to optimize patient treatment. Diagnosis relies mostly on histopathologic ...  Read More

Pathologic Lesions of Liver, Kidney and Lung in the Autopsy of 100 Mustard Gas-Exposed Iranian War Veterans

Nahid Kazemzadeh; Alireza Kadkhodaei; Babak Soltani; Siamak Soltani; Sahar Rismantab Sani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 181-186

  Background & Objectives: Respiratory, central nervous system, and skin complications of mustard gas toxicity have previously been studied; however, the liver and kidney side effects due to this intoxication have not been fully noted. We aimed to evaluate the frequency of liver, kidney and lung lesions ...  Read More

Comparison of Polymerase Chain Reaction, Ziehl-Neelsen Staining and Histopathologic Findings in Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Specimens for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

Sedigheh Khazaei; Babak Izadi; Zhaleh Zandieh; Azadeh Alvandimanesh; Siavash Vaziri

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 206-212

  Background and Objective: Tuberculosis is still a major health problem, involving about 1/3 of the world´s population. Diagnosis is difficult when we only use Ziehl-Neelson staining. Many cases may be missed. A more rapid and sensitive diagnostic method is necessary. PCR may be helpful. The aim ...  Read More

Pedunculated Chorangioma of Placenta - an Extremely Rare Case Report

Jawahar Ramasamy; Renu G’Boy Varghese

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, , Pages 263-266

  Pedunculated chorangioma is extremely rare type of chorangioma. To the best of our knowledge, no case has been reported in Indian literature. We report one such rare case in a twenty two year old primi gravida who delivered a full term live female baby by lower section caesarian section (LSCS). Gross ...  Read More

Proliferating Pilomatricoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Nalini Gupta

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, , Pages 273-276

  Proliferating pilomatricoma is a distinctive rare variant of pilomatricoma first described in 1997.Very few cases of proliferating pilomatricoma have been reported in the literature until date. This report is a case of 65 years old male presenting with hard nodular lump on the right side of neck slowly ...  Read More

Muscle Biopsy

Elahe Keyhani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2012, , Pages 63-69

  Muscle biopsy has been used for a long time for diagnosis of muscular, nerurogenic and systemic disorders with muscle involvement, because only very few of these disorders show sufficient specific clinical features for definite diagnosis. Since the presence of difficulties in the screening of numerous ...  Read More

Male Breast Carcinoma: An Immunohistochemical Study Of 50 Cases From Iran

Fatemeh Mahjoub; Farrokh Tirgari; Afshin Abdi Rad; Mahmoud Mohammadi; Nargess Tabarzan; Omid Emadian

Volume 3, Issue 2 , March 2008, , Pages 95-99

  Background and Objective: Male breast carcinoma (MBC) is an unusual form of neoplasia, representing 0.7 to 1 percent of all breast cancer cases. Usually, the carcinoma affects patients after the sixth decade. The aim of this study was to evaluate the status of estrogen and progesterone receptors (ER ...  Read More