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Volume 2 (2007)
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Review Article
The Spindle Cell Neoplasms of the Oral Cavity

Thorakkal Shamim

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 175-184


  Spindle cell neoplasms are defined as neoplasms that consist of spindle-shaped cells in the histopathology. Spindle cell neoplasms can affect the oral cavity. In the oral cavity, the origin of the spindle cell neoplasms may be traced to epithelial, mesenchymal and odontogenic components. This article ...  Read More

Original Research
The Effects of Cyclin D1 and Bcl-2 Expressıon on Aggressive Behavior in Basal Cell and Basosquamous Carcinoma

Oya N. Sivrikoz; Gülşen Kandiloğlu

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 185-191


  Background and Objective: Clinical behavior of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is known to be different according to histological growth pattern and basosquamous cell carcinomas (BSC) are known with their aggressive behavior and metastatic capacity. In this study, we evaluated bcl-2 and cyclin D1 expressions ...  Read More

Original Research
Frequency of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes 6, 11, 16, 18 And 31 in Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Samples of Invasive Breast Carcinoma, North-East of Iran

Masoumeh Salehpour; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Roghayeh Teimourpour; Adel Ghorani-Azam; Samaneh Sepahi; Sina Rostami; Zahra Meshkat

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 192-198


  Background &Objective: Breast cancer is the most common female malignancy. Detection of DNA of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) in breast carcinomas suggests that the virus may play a role in the pathogenesis of this disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of HPVs genotypes 6, 11, ...  Read More

Original Research
Detection of the Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) in K. pneumoniae Isolated from the Clinical Samples by the Phenotypic and Genotypic Methods

Masoume Bina; Abazar Pournajaf; Shiva Mirkalantari; Malihe Talebi; Gholamreza Irajian

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 199-205


  Background and Objective: The production of carbapenemases especially Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) is the most important mechanism of enzymatic resistance in isolated Enterobacteriaceae such as K. pneumoniae. The purpose of this study was detected of the carbapenemase producer K. pneumoniae ...  Read More

Original Research
Streptozotocin Induced Acute Clinical Effectsin Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Masood Saleem Mir; Mohammad Maqbool Darzi; Omer Khalil Baba; Hilal Musadiq Khan; Shayaib Ahmad Kamil; Asif Hassan Sofi; Sarfraz Ahmad Wani

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 206-213


  Background & Objectives: Streptozotocin (STZ) is used for induction of Type-1 diabetes mellitus in animal models. Its beta-cytotoxic action results in sudden release of insulin leading to severe hypoglycaemia and even mortality. However, its sensitivity varies with species. Present investigation ...  Read More

Original Research
The Impact of Smoking on Gingiva: a Histopathological Study

Noushin Jalayer Naderi; Hassan Semyari; Zahra Elahinia

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 214-220


  Background and Objective: Smoking can be associated with the decreasing gingival blood flow and epithelial changes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the histopathological changes of gingival epithelium and connective tissue in smokers. Methods: The study was case-control. Sixty male patients (28 ...  Read More

Original Research
Correlation of ER, PR and HER-2/Neu with other Prognostic Factors in Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma of Breast

Sepideh Siadati; Majid Sharbatdaran; Novin Nikbakhsh; Naser Ghaemian

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 221-226


  Background and Objectives: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among women in the world. The aim of this study was to assess estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and HER-2/neu of infiltrating ductal carcinoma (IDC) with tumor size, histologic grade, lymph node metastasis and age. ...  Read More

Case Reports
Retroperitoneal Anaplastic Neuroblastoma in a 3-Year-Old Female: A Rare Case Report

Shravasti Roy; Indranil Das; Ayandip Nandi; Soma De

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 227-230


  Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor in childhood. In different classification of neuroblastomas, a subset of undifferentiated or poorly differentiated tumors with bizarre histological features has been mentioned. A 3-year-old girl presented with abdominal pain. Her haematological ...  Read More

Case Reports
Mucinous Carcinoma of the Breast with Neuroendocrine Differentiation

Eswari Varadharajan; Shanmuga Priya; Geetha Prakash; Archana Mugundan; Praveen Easwaramurthi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 231-236


  Mucinous carcinoma of the breast is a well-differentiated type of adenocarcinoma accounting for 2-5% of all breast cancers. Pure mucinous carcinoma of the breast has a favorable prognosis, usually seen in post-menopausal women. Neuroendocrine differentiation has been described in both in-situ and infiltrating ...  Read More

Case Reports
Enchondroma of the Skull Base in a Case of Ollier’s Syndrome

Shahram Sabeti; Forough Yousefi; Mihan Pourabdollah Toutkaboni

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 237-242


  Ollier’s syndrome, a variant of multiple enchondromatosis, is a rare disease with an estimated prevalence of 1/100,000, characterized by multiple enchondromas, asymmetrically involving small bones of the hands and feet, especially the proximal phalanges. Intracranial enchondromas, such as those ...  Read More

Case Reports
Leiomyoma of Scrotum: a Rare Case Report

Shweta Rana; Puja Sharma; Pawan Singh; Rahul N Satarkar

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 243-247


  Leiomyomas are benign tumors that originate from smooth muscle cells. Leiomyomas are well known to be the commonest neoplasm arising from the uterus but leiomyomas originating from the scrotum is a rare entity. They originate from the subcutaneous tissue or tunica dartos and can be solitary or multiple. ...  Read More

Case Reports
Incidentally Detected Blue Nevus of Endocervix: a Case Report

Shaila Talengala Bhat; Archana Shivamurthy; Anuradha Calicut Kini Rao

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 248-252


  Blue nevi are uncommon, asymptomatic lesions of the uterine cervix. These lesions are not often detected clinically or on colposcopy. Careful histopathological examination is required. The nevus cells are said to originate from the immature melanoblasts of the neural crest. These lesions need to be differentiated ...  Read More