Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 17 (2022)
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 Cytology
Histopathological Findings of Testicular Tissue Following Cadmium Toxicity in Rats

Saeedeh Shojaeepour; Shahriar Dabiri; Bahram Dabiri; Masoud Imani; Maryam Fekri Soofi Abadi; Fatemeh Hashemi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 348-353


  Background & Objective: Reproductive toxicity of cadmium (Cd) as an environmental toxicant has been proved in animals and humans. Exposure to Cd impairs testes organs and can reduce male fertility. The present study was designed to investigate the spectrum of histopathological changes in testicular ...  Read More

Original Research Head and Neck Pathology
Immunohistochemical Expression of Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition Proteins in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity

Hamideh Kadeh; Shirin Saravani; Ebrahim Miri-Moghadam

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 354-361


  Background & Objective: Epithelial-Mesenchymal transition (EMT) is known to be a possible mechanism in tumor progression; however, there is insufficient evidence to support the contribution of this process in human cancers. The present study aimed to evaluate the expression of EMT markers in normal ...  Read More

Original Research Uropathology
Significance of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Expression in the Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma and Its Association with Tumor Grade and Invasiveness

Anika Sadaf; Zillur Rahman; Pradip Bhattacharjee; M. Shahab Uddin Ahamad; Sayeeda Nasreen

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 362-369


  Background & Objective: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) is one of the newer molecular markers that acts as a central mediator of tumor angiogenesis and is essential for tumor growth, progression, and metastasis. So anti-angiogenic drugs can be used as anticancer therapy. Treatments with ...  Read More

Original Research Dermatopathology
BRAF Mutation Analysis in Primary Acral Melanoma of 41 Cases from South of Iran

Fatemeh Sari Aslani; Akbar Safaee; Mozhgan Akbarzadeh Jahromi; Leila Karami

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 370-375


  Background & Objective: Acral melanoma (AM) is a common type of cutaneous melanoma that occurs in the skin of the palms, soles, and nail beds. This malignancy, like other types of cancer, has different genetic alterations. To date, despite decades of research the roles of oncogenic BRAF mutations ...  Read More

Original Research Breast Pathology
MiRNA-218 Is Frequently Downregulated in Malignant Breast Tumors: A Footprint of Epstein-Barr Virus Infection

Javad Charostad; Mohsen Nakhaie; Azarakhsh Azaran; Gholam Abbas Kaydani; Akram Astani; Azim Motamedfar; Manoochehr Makvandi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 376-385


  Background & Objective: The role of Epstein-Barr Virus in development of breast cancer is frequently studied. In this regard, miRNAs are among the contributing elements in the molecular pathophysiology of EBV-related diseases. In addition, a growing number of host miRNAs are believed to be implicated ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Molecular Characterization of Antibiotic Resistance Associated with TEM and CTX-M ESBL in Uropathogenic E. coli Strains Isolated from Outpatients

Sorour Farzi; Reza Ranjbar; Mohammad Niakan; Mohammad Hossein Ahmadi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 386-391


  Background & Objective: Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a leading cause of urinary tract infections becoming resistant against beta-lactams and cephalosporins through different mechanisms, including ESBL production due to the presence of ESBL specific genes, including blaCTX-M and blaTEM. The purpose ...  Read More

Original Research Breast Pathology
Role of Cell Block Technology as an Adjunct to Fine Needle Aspiration in Evaluating as well as Differentiating Liver Lesions

Sujata Mallick; Mahasweta Mallik; Rabindra Nath Chatterjee; Puskar Shyam Chowdhury

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 392-402


  Background & Objective: Liver lesions are difficult to diagnose and to differentiate primary from metastatic carcinoma, while Biopsy has its limitations. Cell block technology is easily accessible with high diagnostic accuracy. Our aim is 1) To find the role of cell block technology as an alternative ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Evaluating of the Effects of Sub-MIC Concentrations of Gentamicin on Biofilm Formation in Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Zahra Yousefpour; Fateme Davarzani; Parviz Owlia

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 403-410


  Background & Objective: The ability of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to form biofilm has an important role in establishment of chronic phase of infections. Biofilm formation can be affected by antibiotics sub-MIC concentrations. The principal aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of gentamicin ...  Read More

Original Research Uropathology
Evaluation of ERG Expression in Prostate Adenocarcinoma and Its Prognostic Impact in Patients Survival Rate

Hedieh Moradi Tabriz; Leila Aghapour Sabaghi; Amirreza Nabighadim; Elham Nazar; Seyed Mohammad Kazem Aghamir

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 411-417


  Background & Objective: Some certain markers, including prostatic specific antigen (PSA), are being used to screen prostate cancer (PC), but none of them have sufficient sensitivity and specificity for evaluation of prognosis. Currently, genetic variants have found their place in the prognosis of ...  Read More

Original Research Cytology
Cytogenetic Studies of 608 couples with Recurrent Spontaneous Abortions in Northeastern Iran

Narjes Soltani; Farzaneh Mirzaei; Hossein Ayatollahi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 418-425


  Background & Objective: One of the major genetic causes of recurrent spontaneous abortions is parental chromosomal abnormalities. The objectives of the study were to determine, compare and analyze the incidence and distribution of chromosomal abnormalities in couples with recurrent miscarriages from ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
The role of Gene Mutations (gyrA, parC) in Resistance to Ciprofloxacin in Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Zoheir Heshmatipour; Nasibeh Arabameri; Shima Eftekhar Ardebili; Zeinab Jafari Bidhendi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 426-432


  Background & Objective: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen and one of the most common causes of nosocomial infections. This bacterium's antibiotic resistance to the common fluoroquinolone antibiotics, especially ciprofloxacin, is due to mutations in the gyrA and parC genes. This ...  Read More

Short Communication GI, Liver & Pancreas Pathology
Annexin Expression in Cholangiocarcinoma, and Metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma “Is it be Helpful for Differential Diagnosis of These Tumors in the Liver?”

Bita Geramizadeh; Mahsa Sehat; Azam Mehrmozayan; Alireza Shojazadeh

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 433-438


  Background & Objective: Differential diagnosis between cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) and metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) in the liver is difficult and so far, no specific immunohistochemical marker is reported to differentiate these two tumors. Considering the existing literature, the ...  Read More

Short Communication Microbiology
COVID-19 Impact on Modern Virtual Pathology Education: Challenges and Opportunities

Seyed Esmaeil Azimi Khatibani; Shima Tabatabai

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 439-443


  Background & Objective: Pathology education conventional methods have been disrupted by the Corona-Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, compelling a re-evaluation of the means of educational interactions from the undergraduate to the postgraduate level. This commentary explores how the COVID-19 ...  Read More

Short Communication Molecular Pathology
MIF and MMP-9 Serum Changes in Type II Diabetes and Non-Diabetic Subjects: A Short Communication

Alireza Rastgoo Haghi; Nasrin Khorami; Mahtab Fotoohi; Abbas Moradi

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 444-447


  Background & Objective: Diabetes is a metabolic disease and is associated with failure of various organs. Macrophage migration factor (MIF) and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP-9) are two of the most important factors in the pathogenesis of diabetes.Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, 30 ...  Read More

Case Reports Cardiovascular Pathology
Primary Pericardial Epithelioid Angiosarcoma: A Diagnostic Dilemma: A Case Report

Tahmineh Mollasharifi; Behrang Kazeminezhad

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 448-450


  The incidence of pericardial epithelioid angiosarcoma is rare. Angiosarcoma of pericardium may coat the pericardium in a diffuse fashion. Diagnosis of an angiosarcoma is challenging and may be easily mistaken as constrictive pericarditis. Herein, a case of primary pericardial angiosarcoma is reported ...  Read More

Case Reports Breast Pathology
Myofibroblastoma of the Breast: A Morphologic and Immunohistochemical Study of Three Cases

Hiva Saffar; Dorna Motevalli; Nasibeh Seirfar; Mahsa Ebrahimi; Perikala Vijayananda Kumar; Farid Kosari; Hedieh Moradi Tabriz; Sadaf Naderi; Golsa Shekarkhar

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 451-455


  Myofibroblastoma (MFB) of the breast is an uncommon entity of benign spindle neoplasms of the breast. This tumour possesses a broad spectrum of histomorphological patterns. Distinguishing of myofibroblastoma variants from malignant mimics of this benign neoplasm is essential for pathologists to avoid ...  Read More

Case Reports Gynecologic Pathology
An Unusual Presentation of Giant Fibroepithelial Polyp of the Vagina

Azar Daneshpajooh; Mahboubeh Mirzaei; Maryam Iranpour

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 456-460


  Fibroepithelial polyps of the vagina (FEPV) are rare entities which normally manifest as one or more painless polyps sometimes with symptoms such as bleeding, vaginal discharge, and discomfort regarding the size of the mass. Despite their benign nature, they can be confused with other vaginal tumors ...  Read More

Case Reports Uropathology
Primary Testis Leiomyosarcoma: A Case Report

Elham Nazar; Zohre Shabanzadeh; Amir Ahmadi; Niloofar Rostami

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 461-464


  Primary leiomyosarcoma in testis is an uncommon tumor with few cases reported. It generally develop  after radiotherapy or long term taking anabolic steroid medication . We report a  53-year-old male patient with primary testis leiomyosarcoma  who presented with painless testicular  enlargement ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor Gynecologic Pathology
Chemotherapeutic Effect on Ovarian Stroma and Tumor Cells Which Make Problem in Diagnosis and Staging of Tumor

Neda Nasirian; Khadigeh Elmizadeh

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, Pages 465-466


  Chemotherapy of ovarian tumors has some effects on morphology of stromal cells also residual tumoral cells which can cause problems in diagnosis of tumor type and staging of it .In some cases ,it can makes problem in diagnosis of residual epithelial tumor from other differential diagnosis such as spindle ...  Read More