Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
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)
Original Research
External Dacryocystorhinostomy; Success Rate and Causes of Failure in Endoscopic and Pathologic Evaluations

Hassan Ghasemi; Sajedeh Asghari Asl; Mohammad Ebrahim Yarmohammadi; Farhd Jafari; Pupak Izadi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 189-194


  Background and Objectives: External dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is the method of choice to treat nasolacrimal duct (NLD) obstruction and the other approaches are compared with it, with a failure rate of 4% to 13%. The current study aimed to assess the causes of failure in external DCR by postoperative ...  Read More

Original Research
The diagnostic value of TTF1, P63, HMWK [34βE12], CK7, and CD56 immunostaining in classification of lung carcinoma

Amir Hossein Jafarian; Masoumeh Gharib; Nema Mohammadian Roshan; Samaneh Sherafatnia; Abbas Ali Omidi; Sahar Bagheri

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 195-201


  Background & objective: The histologic distinction of small cell from non-small cell lung carcinoma and correct identification of all subtypes of lung carcinoma are very important in treatment management. The main method for histologic classification of lung tumors is based on morphology. However, ...  Read More

Original Research
The Core Needle and Surgical Biopsy Concordance to Detect Estrogen, Progesterone, and Her-2 Receptors in Breast Cancer: A Comparative Study

Fereshteh Ensani; Ramesh Omranipour; Isa Jahanzad; Azadeh Jafari; Shima Nafarzadeh; Pouyan Aminishakib

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 202-208


  Background &Objectives: Evaluation of estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), and (human epidermal growth factor receptor-2) Her-2 on core needle biopsies (CNBs) is increasingly in use to diagnosis early breast cancer, but its concordance with surgical excision (SE) is not well documented. ...  Read More

Original Research Biology & Genetic
Differentiating and Categorizing of Liposarcoma and Synovial Sarcoma Neoplasms by Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization

Farhad Shahi; Razieh Alishahi; Hossein Pashaiefar; Isa Jahanzad; Naser Kamalian; Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh; Marjan Yaghmaie

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 209-217


  Background & Objective: Soft tissue sarcomas (STS) constitute an uncommon and heterogeneous group of tumors of mesenchymal origin and various cytogenetic abnormalities ranging from distinct genomic rearrangements, such as chromosomal translocations and amplifications, to more intricate rearrangements ...  Read More

Original Research
High Expression of Sphingosine Kinase 1 in Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors-Negative Breast Cancer

Azadeh Sadat Nazouri; omolbanin asadpour; Shahriar Dabiri; Bahram Pourseyedi; Mohamad reza Lashkarizadeh; Hamid Zeinalyneghad

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 218-224


  Background & objective: Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer related death in females. Sphingosine kinase 1 (SPHK1) and its product sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) are the essential key regulator molecules in breast cancer through their ability to promote cell proliferation, angiogenesis, cell ...  Read More

Original Research Oral Pathology
Correlation of vascularization and inflammation with severity of oral leukoplakia

Fatemeh Mashhadiabbas; Masoume Fayazi-Boroujeni

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 225-230


  Background & objective: Changes in submucosal vascularization and inflammation, determined by immunohistochemistry staining, were shown to be correlated with the development of dysplasia and invasiveness of epithelial cells in premalignant and malignant lesions. This study evaluated changes in sections ...  Read More

Original Research
Expression of Apoptosis Related and Proliferative Proteins in Malignant Lympho-Proliferative Disorders

Zeeba Jairajpuri; Rekha Ghai; Sumita Saluja; Sujala Kapur; K.T Bhowmick

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 231-240


  Background & objective: The current study aimed to perform an immunohistochemical analysis of patterns of apoptotic and cell proliferative related protein expression in different histological grades and immune phenotypes of malignant lymphomas and other lymphoproliferative disorders Methods:This ...  Read More

Original Research
Basic Characteristics of Oligodendrogliomas: The Shohada-e Tajrish Hospital Experience (2008-2014)

Mahsa Ahadi; Afshin Moradi; Azadeh Rakhshan; Alireza Arefian; Mitra Rafizadeh; Hanieh Zham

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 241-247


  Background and Objectives: Gliomas are the most prevalent subgroup of primary brain tumors with a relatively high mortality. However, oligodendrogliomas have a better prognosis compared to other subtypes due to their sensitivity to chemotherapy. Considering the low incidence and the resulting lack of ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Comparison of Interferon-Gamma (IFNG) +874 T/A Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in Hepatitis C Virus Infected Patients and Non-Infected Controls in Mashhad, Iran

Sina Rostami; Alireza Pasdar; Sina Gerayli; Hamed Hatami; Samaneh Sepahi; Fatemeh Nategh; Mojtaba Meshkat; Seyed Mousalreza Hoseini; Mitra Ahadi; Hamid Reza Sima; Hasan Vosughinia; Mohammad Reza Sarvghad; Abbas Esmaeelzade; Hosein Nomani; Homan Mosanan Mozafari; Fariba Rezai Talab; Mohammad Taghi Shakeri; Zahra Meshkat

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 248-256


  Background and Objectives: Interferon-gamma is an important cytokine, which facilitates immunity against intracellular pathogens. Several factors, including genetic variations of cytokine-producing genes have been shown to influence the progression and severity of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Methods: ...  Read More

Original Research Dermatopathology
Evaluation of Association Between the Serum Levels of MMP-9 and MMP-9/TIMPs With Soluble Forms of Selectins and Itching Induced by Sulfur Mustard

Nayere Askari; Tooba Ghazanfari; Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh; Athar Moin; Ali Khamesipour; Shahryar Pourfarzam; Zuhair Mohammad Hassan

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 257-264


  Background & objective: Pruritus is the most frequent chronic dermal complication of sulfur mustard (SM), which negatively influences the quality of life. Exact pathophysiology of SM-induced itching is unknown. The current study aimed at evaluating the possible association between SM-induced ...  Read More

Original Research Hematopathology
Acute Myeloid Leukemia as the Main Cause of Pancytopenia in Iranian Population

Hasan Jalaeikhoo; Seyed Mohammad Hossein Kashfi; Pedram Azimzadeh; Ahmad Narimani; Katayon Gouhari Moghadam; Mohsen Rajaeinejad; Mehdi Ariana; Manouchehr Keyhani

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 265-271


  Background & objective: Pancytopenia is the reduction in the number of all 3 major cellular elements of blood and leads to anemia, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia. A wide variety of etiologies result in pancytopenia including leukemia, aplastic anemia, and megaloblastic anemia. The current study ...  Read More

Case Reports Bone & Soft tissue Pathology
Duodenal Metastases From Renal Cell Carcinoma Presented With Melena: Review and Case Report

Ramesh Omranipour; Habibollah Mahmoudzadeh; Freshteh Ensani; Samira Yadegari; Seyed Rohollah Miri

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 272-276


  Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) metastasis to duodenum is very rare and only a few case reports are available in the literature. We here reported a patient with solitary duodenal metastasis presented with melena six years after right nephrectomy. The patient underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showing ...  Read More

Case Reports Uropathology
A Carcinoid Tumor in the Urinary Bladder With Uncommon Clinicopathological Presentation

Krishnendu Mondal; Rupali Mandal

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 277-280


  Background: Carcinoid tumors usually originate from the enterochromaffin cells located in gastrointestinal tract and bronchopulmonary system. They may rarely arise in the urinary bladder, where this can be eventually miscued as any other commoner bladder neoplasms. The current study was conducted to ...  Read More

Case Reports Oral Pathology
Immunohistochemical Expression of Nuclear β-Catenin and STAT-6 in a Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Soft Palate: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Ivonne A. Montes-Mojarro; Javier Baquera-Heredia; Juan Felipe Sanchez-Marle; Carlos Ortiz-Hidalgo

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 281-285


  The solitary fibrous tumors (SFT) are rare tumors in the head and neck region and there have been only 5 cases reported in the literature in the soft palate. The current paper presents a unique case of a 62-year-old male with TFS arising in the soft palate. The tumor was highly cellular, composed of ...  Read More

Case Reports
CD99: A potential Diagnostic Marker for Differentiating Sub-ependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma From Other Mimickers: A Report of Five Cases

Alireza Sadeghipour; Navid Abdi; Pegah Babaheidarian

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 286-290


  Background: Tuberous sclerosis (TSC) is inherited as an autosomal dominant disease, characterized by skin lesion and tubers in vital organs, especially brain in three categories including subependymal nodules, cortical tubers and subependymal giant cell astrocytoma. Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma ...  Read More

Case Reports
Benign Phyllodes Tumor With Cystic Squamous Metaplasia: A Cytohistological Correlation of a Rare Case

Indranil Chakrabarti; Priyanka Agarwala; Pranati Bera; Sankarshan Bhaduri

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 291-294


  Background: Phyllodes tumors (PTs) are uncommon biphasic fibroepithelial neoplasms of the breast occurring in elderly females with a peak incidence between 45 and 49 years. Depending on various histological criteria, they are subdivided into benign, borderline, and malignant forms. Metaplastic changes ...  Read More

Case Reports GI, Liver & Pancreas Pathology
Nosocomial Jejunal Mucormycosis - an Unusual Cause of Perforation Peritonitis

Chandan Kumar; Pragya Jain; Neelam Wadhwa; Preeti Diwaker; Nirupma Khan

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 295-300


  Mucormycosis is a rare but highly invasive opportunistic fungal infection. Gastrointestinal disease although uncommon is highly fatal. We report a case of jejunal mucormycosis in a 24 year old undernourished female with preceding surgical intervention for acute intestinal obstruction of tubercular etiology. ...  Read More

Case Reports Oral Pathology
Gorham’s Disease of the Maxilla and Mandible With Distinctive Cone Beam Computerized Tomographic Features

Rupam Sinha; Soumyabrata Sarkar; Tanya Khaitan; Deepsikha Ramani

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 301-306


  Gorham’s disease is a rare and atypical disorder epitomized by progressive osteolysis of bone with eventual total disappearance of bone. The etiology is poorly understood with variable clinical presentation. Most times it is initially misdiagnosed as temporomandibular joint dysfunction, periodontal ...  Read More

Case Reports Gynecologic Pathology
Placental Mesenchymal Dysplasia With Normal Fetus: A Rare Case Report

Subrata Pal; Kingshuk Bose; Palash Ch Mondal; Srabani Chakrabarti; Mrinal Sikder

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 307-310


  Placental mesenchymal dysplasia (PMD) is a rare benign placental abnormality. It is characterized by hydropic degeneration of stem villi, placentomegaly, and increased maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein(AFP). It can be associated with different congenital abnormalities, karyotype abnormalities, and feto-maternal ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor Biochemistry
Dark Chocolate Intake Acutely Enhances Neutrophil Count in Peripheral Venous Blood

Martina Montagnana; Elisa Danese; Gabriel Lima-Oliveira; Gian Luca Salvagno; Giuseppe Lippi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 311-312


  Beside the well-established impact on decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases (1), recent attention has been paid to the relationship between cocoa-containing foods and the immune system (2), showing that dark chocolate consumption enhances the systemic defense against bacterial (3) and viral ...  Read More

Review Article Endocrine Pathology
Current Diagnostic Status of Pheochromocytomaand Future Perspective: A Mini Review

Fatemeh Khatami; Seyed Mohammad Tavangar

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, Pages 313-322


  Pheochromocytomas (PCCs) are rare neuroendocrine tumors. The current diagnostic tools are based on biochemistry and histopathology results, but heterogeneity of diagnostic markers, signs and symptoms of PCCs bring a lot of difficulties for these two current methods. Unfortunately microscopic understanding ...  Read More