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)
Diagnostic Pathology
Conjunctival Melanoma: A Case Presentation

Fatemeh Montazer; Seyed Mohammad Heshmati; Salar Asgari; Shabnam Mollazadehghomi

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 488-491


  Conjunctival melanoma is an uncommon tumor that is likely to recur and carries an overall mortality rate of approximately 30%. Melanoma   arises from melanocytes, most often in sun-exposed skin. Less commonly, melanoma originates from other tissues such as the uvea, rectum, mouth, respiratory ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
A Simplified Method of Manually Constructing Small Format Tissue Microarray for Use in Resource-Constrained Settings

Seetu Palo

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 210-216


  Background & Objective: Tissue microarray (TMA) is a method of harvesting small tissue cores from a number of donor paraffin tissue blocks and arraying them in a recipient paraffin block. It has numerous advantages and applications but is expensive. This study aimed to develop a simple yet efficient ...  Read More

The Histomorphological Spectrum of Placenta in Growth Restricted Fetuses in A Tertiary Care Centre in South India

Abinaya Sundari Amirthakatesan; Sharmila Devi Chandramohan; Uma Maheshwari Gurusamy

Volume 18, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 12-23


  Background & Objective: Fetal growth restriction (FGR) is one of the leading causes of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Our study aimed to analyze the gross and histopathological changes in the placentas of growth-restricted fetuses.Methods: Placentas of fifty growth-restricted fetuses received ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Comprehensive Assessment of Multiple Sclerosis: From Immunotherapy and Immunopathogenesis to Predictive Biomarkers

Soheil Vazifedust; Hadi Esmaeili Gouvarchin Ghaleh; Mostafa Khafaei; Fateme Azemati; Bahman Jalali Kondori

Volume 17, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 241-250


  Background & Objective: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system (CNS) and causes individuals to experience a variety of cognitive and physical problems. As proven by two decades of clinical experience with immunomodulatory therapies ...  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
Comparison of Immunohistochemistry Expression of CK7, HMWK and PSA in High-Grade Prostatic Adenocarcinoma and Bladder Transitional Cell Carcinoma

Reza Gheitasi; Esmaeil Sadeghi; Mohammad Jafari

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 33-39


  Background & Objective: Prostate adenocarcinoma is the most common malignancy in males, and the urothelial bladder carcinoma is also prevalent. The histological characteristic of these two tumors is very similar in high-grade cases, and their differentiation is difficult. This study was performed ...  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

Diagnostic Pathology
Clinical Validation of Eleven Formulas for Calculating LDL-C in Iran

Fereshteh Atabi; Reza Mohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 261-267


  Background & Objective: Concentration of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease which is routinely measured or calculated as LDL-C in clinical laboratories. In order to decrease the cost, instead of its measuring, it is recommended to calculate it using multiple ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Intravascular Large B-cell Lymphoma: A Report of Two Cases

Fereshteh Ameli; Fatemeh Nili; Hana Saffar

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 346-350


  One of the rare variants of extranodal large B-cell lymphoma is intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (IVLBCL). Characteristics of IVLBCL include intraluminal selective proliferation of atypical lymphoid cells in small to medium-sized vessels. The etiologic of IVLBCL is unknown, but due to the growth pattern ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Necessity of Routine Repeat Testing of Critical Values in Various Working Shifts

Hiva Saffar; Alireza Abdollahi; Atefe Sadat Hosseini; Mojgan Torabi Farsani; Ghazal Hajinasrollah; Pegah Mohaghegh

Volume 15, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 161-166


  Background & Objective: Accurate and timely reporting of critical values is an important issue. There is some doubt whether repeat testing of critical values would offer any advantage over single testing or not. The aim of this study was evaluation of utility of routine repeat testing of critical ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Knowledge of Laboratory Medicine in Medical Students: Is It Sufficient?

Hiva Saffar; Maryam Saatchi; Anahita Sadeghi; Fahimeh Asadi Amoli; Seyed Mohammad Tavangar; Farzaneh Shirani; Ali Aliasgari

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 61-65


  Background & Objective: Appropriate use of laboratory testing is essential for achieving safe and effective care to patient. Insufficient knowledge could lead to poor case management and increase the health care costs. It is believed that education on laboratory testing for undergraduate medical ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Modified Ultrafast Papanicolaou Stain in Ultrasound Guided FNAC of Intra-abdominal Lesions

Sweta Kamalkant Shastri; Archana Joshi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 66-74


  Background & Objective: Modified Ultra-fast Papanicolaou (MUFP) stain has been developed from Papanicolaou stain (PAP) with the goal to improve staining quality, minimize staining time for obtaining immediate cytological diagnosis and to check specimen adequacy during Ultrasound guided Fine needle ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Carotid Body Paraganglioma with Prominent Lymphocytic Infiltration Mimicking Metastatic Lymph Node: A Case Report

Elham Jafari; hamid tabrizchi; Foroogh Mangeli

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 53-56


  Carotid body paraganglioma is a neuroendocrine neoplasm of the mandibular region. Due to its prominent stromal alternations, carotid body paraganglioma is a great emulator of other neoplasms in the head and neck region especially in metastatic tumors and its definite diagnosis is a great challenge. To ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Study the Expression of CD10 in Prostate Carcinoma and its Correlation with Various Clinicopathological Parameters

Lalit Singh; Nisha Marwah; Namita Bhutani; Devendra Pawar; Raman Kapil; Rajeev Sen

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 135-141


  Background and Objective: Adenocarcinoma of the prostate is the second most common cause of cancer. The loss of CD10 is a common early event in human prostate cancer and is seen in lower Gleason Score malignancies while increased and altered expression is seen in high Gleason Score tumors, lymph nodes ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Molecular Status of BRAF Mutation in Prostate Adenocarcinoma: The Analysis of 100 Cases in North-East of IRAN

Amir Hossein Jafarian; Khatoone Mirshekar; Sare Etemad; Masoumeh Jafaripour; Mansoore Darijani; Maryam Sheikhi; Hossein Ayatollahi; Sepideh Shakeri; Seyyede Fatemeh Shams; Saeed Davari

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 415-421

  Background and Objective: BRAF mutations were studied in various populations for prostate carcinoma (PC); however, mutations in BRAF gene are unusual compared to KRAS. Oncogenic activating of BRAF mutations were studied lately in almost 0%-10% of prostate cancer cases. Methods: In this retrospective ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Aberration of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate by Zinc Nanoparticles

sora yaari; Viroj Wiwanitkit

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 479-479

  Dear Editor, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a useful basic clinical pathology laboratory investigation. It can be helpful in diagnosis and follow-up of several diseases. At present, a new automated method with proven reliability is available for ESR test  (1). Here, the authors report on ...  Read More