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Volume 10 (2015)
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Original Research Molecular Pathology
Evaluation of Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression in Association with Clinical-Pathological Factors in Malignant Melanoma

Amir Hossein Jafarian; Nema Mohammadian Roshan; Masoumeh Gharib; Vahid Moshirahmadi; Aida Tasbandi; Amir Ali Ayatollahi; Hossein Ayatollahi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 96-103


  Background and Objective: The primary goal of this study is to develop a rigorous understanding ofthe correlation between COX-2 expression and malignant melanoma prognostic factors. Material and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we analyzed 60 cases of cutaneous malignant melanoma. The related ...  Read More

Original Research
Clinical Value of Serum S100A8/A9 and CA15-3 in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Samaneh Khorrami; Masoumeh Tavakoli; Elahe Safari

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 104-112


  Background and Objective: S100A8/A9 is a heterodimer calcium-binding protein which is involved in tumor cell proliferation, adhesion and invasion, and is proposed as a biomarker for better diagnosis and prognosis in many cancers. The aim of this study was to evaluate the simultaneous serum-based level ...  Read More

Original Research Gynecologic Pathology
Comparing the Diagnostic Outcomes of Staining Various Breast Lesions with Either Anti-CK 5/6 or Anti-CK 5

Mihir A Gudi; Yiu Yi Chung; Nohadani Mahrokh

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 113-121


  Background and Objective: Anti-CK5/6 monoclonal antibodies have an established role in breast disease diagnosis. Anti-CK5 monoclonal antibodies have recently become commercially available. There has been growing interest in the staining characteristics of anti-CK5 and its potential diagnostic role in ...  Read More

Original Research Bone & Soft tissue Pathology
The Role of Immunohistochemistry Studies in Distinguishing Malignant Mesothelioma from Metastatic Lung Carcinoma in Malignant Pleural Effusion

Monireh Halimi; Samad BeheshtiRouy; Davood Salehi; Seyed Ziaeddin Rasihashemi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 122-126


  Background and Objective: Early diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is the key point of its treatment. The main problem is the precise diagnosis of mesothelioma and its differentiation from metastatic lung adenocarcinoma. Mesothelioma exhibits complex immunohistochemical characteristics. ...  Read More

Original Research Oral Pathology
Histochemical and Immunohistochemical Analysis of Collagen Fibers and Microvascular Density in Various Grades of Oral Submucous Fibrosis

Savita S Thakkannavar; Veena V Naik

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 127-134


  Background and Objective: This study was aimed to evaluate the collagen fibers qualitatively and its correlation with microvascular density in various grades of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF).   Material and Methods: The present study comprised of total 40 cases of oral submucous fibrosis. Picrosirius ...  Read More

Original Research 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

Original Research Uropathology
Evaluation of the Standardization in Semen Analysis Performance According to the WHO Protocols Among Laboratories in Tehran, Iran

Mahsa Ahadi; Fereshte Aliakbari; Saeedeh Latifi; Seyed Jalil Hosseini; Atossa Gharib; Abolfazl Movafagh; Zahra Abdolalian; Arash Dehghan; Arsham Moradi; Behrang Kazeminejad; Azadeh Rakhshan; Elena Jamali; Farzad Allameh; Afshin Moradi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 142-147


  Background and Objective: Infertility refers to the failure in achieving pregnancy of a couple after one year of regular sexual intercourse without using a protection method. The purpose of this research work was to evaluate the current status of the test and quality control performance in semen analysis ...  Read More

Original Research Bone & Soft tissue Pathology
Role of FGFR3 in Urothelial Carcinoma

Malik Akanksha; Sundaram Sandhya

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 148-155


  Background and Objective: This study was undertaken to analyze the immunohistochemical expression of fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR3) in urothelial carcinoma and correlate its expression with the pathological stage, recurrence and other clinicopathological parameters. Material and Methods: A ...  Read More

Case Reports Uropathology
Lymphoepithelial – Like Carcinoma with Papillary Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Urinary Bladder Associated with Carcinoma in situ Changes of the Urothelium; A Case Report and Review of Literature

Yahya Attaran; Simin Moghdam; Ahmad Monabati; Reza Sarkeshikian

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 156-164


  Lymphoepithelial - like carcinoma, is rarely recognized in the urinary bladder and less commonly occurs with papillary transitional cell carcinoma i.e. mixed pattern. Also, less uncommon is the occurrence of carcinoma in situ changes in the adjacent urothelium of these tumors. Here, a case of lymphoepithelial ...  Read More

Case Reports
Secondary Malignant Transformation of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone: Is It a Fate?

Sajjadeh Movahedinia; Tina Shooshtarizadeh; Hassan Mostafavi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 165-174


  The malignant transformation of conventional giant cell tumor of bone (GCTOB) is rare and usually occurs with irradiation. Here we report two neglected cases of conventional GCTOB with spontaneous malignant transformation at 11 and 16 years after initial diagnosis. In the former case, the patient refused ...  Read More

Case Reports Uropathology
Renal Capillary Hemangioma Mimicking Urothelial Carcinoma, A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Bita Geramizadeh; Nadereh Shams; Pouya Iranpour; Mohammad javad Rajabi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 175-179


  Renal hemangioma is a rare tumor which can be capillary or cavernous. There have been less than 30 renal capillary hemangioma cases reported in the English literature. Herein we will report a case of renal hemangioma which was detected in a 74-year-old man operated with the impression of urothelial ...  Read More

Case Reports GI, Liver & Pancreas Pathology
Heterotopic Pancreas as a Leading Point of Intussusception: A Case Report

Hiva Saffar; Seyed Mohammad Tavangar; Salma Sefidbakht; Roghayeh Aghapour; Fatemeh Molavi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 180-183


  Heterotopic pancreas (HP) is generally asymptomatic and found incidentally. It can act very rarely as a leading point for intussusception. Thus, it should be considered as a differential diagnosis of the mass lesions leading to the intestinal intussusception. Herein, we report an unusual case of HP as ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor
A Concept Suggestion on the Effect of Cigarette Smoking in Inflammatory Destruction of Gingiva

Noushin Jalayer Naderi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 184-185


  Dear Editor, Cigarette smoking has destructive effect on periodontal tissue. The rates of loss of periodontal attachment and recession of gingival are higher in smokers than non-smokers (1-2). Previous studies on the inflammatory immune responses in smokers’ periodontitis have mainly focused on ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor Hematopathology
Dengue with Normal Platelet Count and no Hemoconcentration: Automated Hematogram in Cases with Underlying Thalassemia

Beuy Joob; Viroj Wiwanitkit

Volume 14, Issue 2 , April 2019, Pages 186-187


  Dear Editor, Dengue is an important arbovirus infection. This infection can result in an acute febrile illness. The important hematological abnormalities included hemoconcentration and thrombocytopenia (1). Due to the decreased platelet count, the patient might develop petechiae and hemorrhagic complication. ...  Read More