Volume 19 (2024)
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)
Original Research Infectious Diseases
Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis Following Post-COVID-19 Infection in Iran

Parisa Khorasani Esmaili; Shahriar Dabiri; Tooraj Reza Mirshekari; Fatemeh Nabipour; Ayeh Shamsadini; Hadi Eslami; Mohammad Ali Damghani; Ali Asghar Arabi; Maryam Amizadeh; Fatemeh Fani; Navid Gharaei; Shiva Pouradeli

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 116-124


  Background & Objective: Mucormycosis (also called black fungus) is an opportunistic serious fungal infection caused by mucormycetes. It can occur in diabetes mellitus patients and other immunosuppressive conditions with recent predisposing factors such as maxillofacial surgery and corticosteroid ...  Read More

Original Research Infectious Diseases
Higher Risk of Chronic Hepatitis E Virus infection in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1: An Iranian Cross- sectional Study

Mohamad Javad Zahedi; Sara Shafieipour; Mohammad Mahdi Hayatbakhsh Abbasi; Nader Pourjamali; Mohsen Nakhaie; Javad Charostad; Mohammad Rezaei Zadeh Rukerd; Mohammad Mehdi Lashkarizadeh; Fatemeh Karami Robati; Azam Dehghani; Yunes Jahani; Seyed Mohamad Ali Arabzadeh; Hamid Reza Mollaei; Ebrahim Ranjbar

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 125-133


  Background & Objective: Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) infection may be common in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) patients and may lead to chronic infection as well as cirrhosis. We intended to determine the incidence of HEV infection among HIV-1 patients in comparison to individuals without HIV-1 ...  Read More

Original Research Molecular Pathology
Molecular Status of BRAF Mutation in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: An Analysis of 57 Cases in the Northeast of Iran

Amirhossein Jafarian; Masoumeh Jafaripour; Masoumeh Gharib; Maryam Salehi; Nema Mohamadian Roshan; Sare Etemad; Khatoone Mirshekar; Maryam Sheikhi; Masoumeh Heidari; Behnaz Ahmadian; Zahra Khoshnegah; Hossein Ayatollahi; Payam Siyadat

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 134-140


  Background & Objective: Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is the most prevalent type of ovarian cancer. Previous studies have elucidated different pathways for the progress of this malignancy. The mutation in the B-Raf proto-oncogene, serine/threonine kinase (BRAF) gene, a member of the MAPK/ERK signaling ...  Read More

Original Research GI, Liver & Pancreas Pathology
Lymphovascular Invasion Evaluation by the CD31 Expression in Gastric Adenocarcinoma

Seyed Amir Miratashi Yazdi; Elham Nazar

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 140-146


  Background & Objective: Lymphovascular tumoral invasion is a typical histopathological feature of gastric carcinomas and supports the recognition of high-risk patients for the recurrence. We aimed to study the CD31 expression in diverse subtypes of gastric carcinomas and to show its association with ...  Read More

Original Research Breast Pathology
Correlation of Before and After Invasive Breast Cancer Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for NFkB, Cyclin D1, and Survivin Expression

Primariadewi Rustamadji; Elvan Wiyarta; Ineke Anggreani

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 156-164


  Background & Objective: Patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NC) for invasive breast cancer (IBC) therapy need biomarkers to track their progress. Because of the relationship between NFkB, Survivin, and Cyclin D1 with NC resistance, the different expression levels of each of these biomarkers ...  Read More

Original Research Head and Neck Pathology
MMP-9 and CCR7 as Possible Predictors of Lymph Node Metastasis in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Lisnawati Rachmadi; Ela Laelasari; Yayi Dwina Bilianti; Kusmardi Kusmardi

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 164-172


  Background & Objective: The expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and chemokine receptor 7 (CCR7) is significantly associated with tumor invasion and metastasis. Little is known regarding the potential of these markers in predicting cancer metastasis in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma ...  Read More

Original Research GI, Liver & Pancreas Pathology
A Clinicopathological Study with Risk-Stratified Staging of Pediatric Hepatoblastoma: A 5-Year Experience from a Tertiary Cancer Center

Geetha V PATIL Oklay; Akina Prakash; Akshatha C; Ashwini Nargund; Libin Babu Cherian; Balu S; Arun Kumar A R

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 165-172


  Background & Objective: Hepatoblastoma encompasses 1% of pediatric malignancies and is the most common liver malignancy in children. Ninety percent of cases are under 5 years of age. Clinical and pathological risk stratification forms a crucial role in determining the treatment strategy. This study ...  Read More

Original Research Gynecologic Pathology
The Relationship Between Leptin Receptor Expression and Endometrial Carcinoma; A Case-Control Study

Mojtaba Sehhat; Zahra Moshfegh Arani; Niyusha Niusha Lajevardi; Malek Reiesifar; Fahimeh Abdi Abyaneh; Zarichehr Vakili

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 173-179


  Background & Objective: Endometrial carcinoma is one of the most common malignancies in women in developed countries and the fourth malignancy in Iranian women. Therefore, the identification of its causative factors is essential for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. This study was aimed to ...  Read More

Original Research Uropathology
Protein Expression of NEK2, JMJD4, and REST in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma (ccRCC): Clinical, Pathological, and Prognostic Findings

Walid S. H. Elsayed; Ola Harb; Mohamed A Alabiad; Rema H. Faraj Saad; Amal Anbaig; Mohamed Alorinin; Rehab Hemeda; Mohamed Negm; Loay M Gertallah; Walled A Abdelhady; Ramadan M Ali

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 180-192


  Background & Objective: Cells of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) are resistant to the most currently used chemotherapeutic agents and targeted therapies; hence, we evaluated the expression of NEK2, JMJD4, and REST in tissues of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) and benign nearby tissues of kidney ...  Read More

Original Research Head and Neck Pathology
Evaluation of Programmed Death - Ligand 1 (Pd-L1) Expression in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Aarya Unnikrishnan; Vijaya Basavaraj

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 193-201


  Background & Objective: Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC) is a highly frequent malignancy worldwide and is also the leading cause of death. The prognosis for individuals with HNSCC remains dismal, with a five-year survival rate of less than 50%. The novel anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy is found ...  Read More

Original Research Nephropathology
Analysis of the Prevalence and Trend in Biopsy-Proven Native Kidney Diseases in Iranian Population: A 12-year Survey from a Referral Center

Elham Farahani; Fatemeh Nili; Mehran Moghimian; Isa Jahanzad; Farzaneh sadat Minoo; Alireza Abdollahi; Samaneh Salarvand

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 202-209


  Background & Objective: The prevalence of glomerular diseases, as the leading cause of chronic kidney disease, is increasing. Renal biopsy is still the gold standard for diagnosis of the most kidney disorders. Data on prevalence of the biopsy-proven kidney diseases in Iran is limited and none of ...  Read More

Short Communication 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

Short Communication 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

Case Reports Gynecologic Pathology
Placental Mesenchymal Dysplasia Associated with Severe Intrauterine Growth Restriction: A Case Report

Arshia Yazdani; Mohammad Ranaee; Sara Babazadeh; Fatemeh Shafizadeh

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 221-224


  Placental mesenchymal dysplasia (PMD) is an uncommon placental lesion, which may mimic molar pregnancy at gross and microscopic examination. PMD can be associated with fetal growth restriction, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, intrauterine fetal death, and preterm delivery. Nonetheless, it may also be associated ...  Read More

Case Reports Head and Neck Pathology
Primary Parotid Angiosarcoma in a 66-year-old Man First Presented as Neck Lymph Node Metastasis: Pitfall Diagnosis with Review of Literature

Shokouh Taghipour Zahir; Fatemeh Derakhshani; Mohammad Reza Vahidy; Mojtaba Meybodian

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, Pages 225-228


  Angiosarcoma is a malignant vascular tumor that occurs mostly in the soft tissues, skin, trunk, and limbs. Angiosarcoma of the parotid gland is a very uncommon and rare tumor.Herein, we presented a case of a 66-year-old man who was referred for a lump in his neck and his initial biopsy reported Castleman ...  Read More