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 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Review Article
Malignancy and Granulomatosis: Causality or Coincidence? Narrative Systematic Review

Shelly Sehgal; Prashant Goyal; Soumyesh Ghosh; Deepti Mittal; Sompal Singh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 237-244

  In patients with malignancy, the common etiologies of granuloma formation are tumor related sarcoid reaction, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis and other granulomatous diseases. Often, the finding of granulomas in malignant patients may obscure the primary malignancy or may mislead towards treatment of infectious ...  Read More

Original Research
The Usefulness of CD10 in Distinguishing between Cutaneous Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Shahram Sabeti; Farhad Malekzad; Nastaran Neishaboori; Mihan Pourabdollah Toutkaboni; Farahnaz Bidarizerehpoosh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 245-250

  Background & Objectives:  CD10 is a cell surface enzyme with metalloendopeptidase activity, also known as Common Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Antigen, which mainly serves as a marker for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). To date and to the best of our knowledge, only few comparative immunohistochemical ...  Read More

Original Research
Palmoplantar Psoriasis versus Eczema: Major Histopathologic Clues for Diagnosis

Kambiz Kamyab-Hesari; Zahra Safaei-Naraghi; Alireza Ghanadan; Azita Nikoo; Mojtaba Sabaghi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 251-256

  Background & Objectives:  Accurate differentiation of eczema and psoriasis can be difficult, especially in areas of palm and sole. This study was designed to evaluate histopathological features and identify statistically significant parameters in distinguishing palmoplantar psoriasis from eczema ...  Read More

Original Research
Detection of icaABCD Genes and Biofilm Formation in Clinical Isolates of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Mohsen Mirzaee; Shahin Najar Peerayeh; Abdol-Majid Ghasemian

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 257-262

  Background & Objectives:  Methicillin resistance Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the most important pathogens that causes several nosocomial and community infections. Adhesion to surfaces and biofilm formation is considered main step in staphylococcal infection. The aims of this study ...  Read More

Frequency of Tumor Diathesis in Pap Smears of Women with Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix in Women Hospital (1995- 2003)

Narges Izadi-Mood; Soheila Sarmadi; Hossein Sadidi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 263-267

  Background & Objectives: Tumor diathesis (TD) is defined as granular proteinaceous precipitates on slide surface of cytologic smears. It is found in the background of smears of invasive carcinoma but not in all cases. The aim of present study was to determine the prevalence of TD in cervicovaginal ...  Read More

Case Reports
Primary Tuberculosis of Breast: Case Report

Ehsan Malekianzadeh; Sedigheh Khazaei; Babak Izadi; Mahtab Rahbar

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 268-272

  Although breast tuberculosis still remains rare, but in endemic countries should be in differential diagnosis of breast cancer and abscess. Imaging modalities cannot distinguish between cancer and tuberculosis. Acid fast bacilli stain; culture and PCR are helpful diagnostic methods but unfortunately ...  Read More

Case Reports
A Rare Case of Myeloid Sarcoma Presenting as Nasal Cavity Mass

Leena Jayabackthan; Jayaprakash Chandrashekar; Nisha Jayashankar Marla; Muktha Ramesh Pai

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 273-276

  Myeloid Sarcoma (MS) is a tumor mass consisting of myeloblast with or without maturation occurring at an anatomical site other than the bone marrow. Incidence of MS ranges from 1-9% and is most commonly misdiagnosed as Non Hodgkins Lymphoma or poorly differentiated carcinoma. MS can occur in various ...  Read More

Case Reports
Disseminated Cutaneous Rhinosporidiosis: a Tumor like Lesion with Therapeutic Challenge

Palash Kumar Mandal; Abhigyan Pandey; Supti Mukhopadhyay; Shravasti Roy

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 277-280

  Rhinosporidiosis is a granulomatous disorder caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi, an aquatic parasite. It spreads through contaminated water and soil. It frequently involves the nasal cavity and nasopharynx. Disseminated or systemic lesions are rare. A 56 year old man presented with multiple tumor like ...  Read More

Case Reports
Eosinophilic Cholecystitis Associated with Papillary Hyperplasia of Gall Bladder

Sant Prakash Kataria; Ashima Batra; Gajender Singh; Ekta Boombak; Sanjay Kumar; Rajeev Sen

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 281-284

  Eosinophilic cholecystitis (EC) is a rare entity that presents in a manner comparable to acute cholecystitis. The diagnosis is based on classical symptoms of cholecystitis with the presence of eosinophils (>90%) within the gallbladder. EC has been reported alone (idiopathic EC) or in combination with ...  Read More

Case Reports
Primary Strumal Carcinoid Tumor of the Ovary: a Case Report

Nahid Ghanbarzadeh; Mohammad Nadjafi-Semnani; Zohreh Azarkar; Fatemeh Haghighi; Ali Nadjafi-Semnani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 285-290

  Primary ovarian carcinoid tumors of the ovary are rare and represent less than 0.1% of ovarian malignancy. One of its subtypes is the strumal carcinoid in which the thyroid tissue is seen in intimate association with carcinoid tumor. We here report a 47-year-old woman with strumal carcinoid of the right ...  Read More