Difficult case in the diagnosis of pineal tumor with ectomesenchymal differentiation: teratoma versu

Pineal region tumors are rare and heterogeneous including germ cell tumors, pineal parenchymal tumors and neuroepithelial tumors. Amongthe pineal region tumors, germ cell tumorssuch as germinoma and ... View →

Author : Wanida Phatan M.D., Poonsiri Srinawat M.D., Sakda Waraasawapati M.D.
Keyword : pineal tumor,ectomesenchymal differentiation,teratoma,pineal anlage tumor

Astudy of prostatic cancer in radical prostatectomyspecimenand acorrelationwithpre-operativeserum PS

To assess arelationship between serum prostate specifi c antigen (PSA) levels and pathologic parameters in radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens for prostate cancer in Chiang Mai University Hospital, ... View →

Author : Nunjaiya R. M.D., PongsakMahanupab M.D.
Keyword : serum psa levels,pathologic parameters,radical prostatectomy (rp)

Placental villous hypermaturation in idiopathic spontaneous preterm births in Srinagarind Hospital

To determine the association between preterm births (PTBs) and placental villous hypermaturation (PVH), a pathological fi nding which suggests placental insuffi ciency.... View →

Author : Lerluck Sakdapreecha1 M.D., Pilaiwan Kleebkaow2 M.D., Supinda Koonmee1 M.D., Chumnan Kietpeerakool2 M.D., Thippawan Triamwittayanon1
Keyword : placental villous hypermaturation,placental insuffi ciency,preterm births

Automated counting of Ki-67 labeling index compares with eyeballing estimation to predict behavior o

Pituitary adenoma has been classified as benign according to slow-growing tumor. However, some atypical pituitary adenoma may have clinical aggressiveness such as parasellar invasion and high recurrenc... View →

Author : Chaiwat Aphivatanasiri1 M.D., Sakda Waraasawapati1 M.D., Chawalit Pairojkul1 M.D., Pichayen Daungthongpon2 M.D.
Keyword : pituitary adenoma,eyeballing estimation,ki-67

Specificity of cytologic features of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma in malignant pleural effusion

Metastatic lung adenocarcinoma is commonly presented with effusions. The cytologic examination of the fl uid is one of the fi rst diagnostic techniques attempted in these patients. Identifi cation of the... View →

Author : Kittisak Wongchansom M.D.
Keyword : metastatic lung adenocarcinoma,pleural effusion,cytologic features,malignant pleural effusion,wt-1,ttf-1

Accuracy in distinguishing between primary adenocarcinoma of cervix and adenocarcinoma of endometriu

Endometrial and endocervical adenocarcinomas can seem histologically identical and it can be diffi cult to determine the primary site of origin based on morphology alone. As the distinction is signifi c... View →

Author : Natthaporn Laoharojvongsa M.D., Tawatchai Silapyodom M.D.
Keyword : adenocarcinoma,endocervix,endometrium,p16,estrogen receptor,progesterone receptor,monoclonal cea,vimentin,immunohistochemistry

Prevalence of Microsatellite instability (MSI) determined by immunohistochemical staining of MSH6 an

Microsatellite instability(MSI) is one of the genetic abnormalities that leads to colon cancer. The defect, known as mismatch repair genes(MMR) can be either sporadic or a germ line mutation. A immuno... View →

Author : PNarittee Sukswai M.D., Anapat Sanpavat M.D.
Keyword : colorectal cancer,microsatellite instability,mismatch repair genes,mlh1,msh2,msh6

Inflammatory bowel disease: Review of histologic features

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic infl ammation of the digestive tract with ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) being among the two most common IBD conditions. To evaluate the e... View →

Author : Noppawan Chotikawichean M.D., Anapat Sanpavat M.D.
Keyword : infl ammatory bowel disease,crohn’s disease,ulcerative colitis,epithelial cell abnormality

Impact of the 2011 IASLC/ATS/ERS International Multidisciplinary Classifi cation on small biopsies of

The 2011 international association for the study of lung cancer/ American thoracic society/ European respiratory society (IASLC/ATS/ERS ) classifi cation changed the approach for defi nite histologic di... View →

Author : Pasathorn Potivongsajarn1 M.D., Shanop Shuangshoti1 M.D., Poonchavist Chantranuwatana1 M.D.
Keyword : primary lung cancer,2011 iaslc/ ats/ ers classifi cation,impact

Pulmonary neuroendocrine hyperplasia in hemoglobin Bart-induced hydrops fetalis. A model for chronic

The pulmonary neuroendocrine system consists of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNECs) and neuroendocrine bodies (NEBs) distributed throughout the respiratory epithelium which regulate lung growth and... View →

Author : Boochit Th eerasantipong1, Mana Taweevisit1, Paul Scott Th orner1,2
Keyword : neuroendocrine cells,neuroepithelial bodies,bombesin,hydropsfetalis,hemoglobin bart