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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Comparison of embalming techniques between formaldehyde and salt solution in human liver and brain

Formaldehyde exposure is a risk factor for cancer in humans. Recent studies have revealed that salt solution can preserve human and animal tissues with a quality equal to formaldehyde. This study is t... View →

Agreement between Rapid On-site Evaluation and Final Cytologic Diagnosis of Salivary Gland Specimens

To evaluate diagnostic agreement and compare the performance (accuracy) between rapid onsite evaluation (ROSE) and the fi nal cytologic diagnosis of salivary gland specimens.... View →

Discrepancies between clinical and autopsy diagnosis in traumatic death cases in Siriraj Hospital

Hospital autopsy has been questioned regarding its utility, effectiveness, and validity. However, some discrepancies between clinical and autopsy diagnosis has been shown in previous study.While foren... View →

P-cadherin and CD10 expression to distinguish between ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive ductal c

To utilize immunohistochemistry techniques using P-cadherin and CD10 antibodies for evaluating the expression in DCIS and IDC for distinguishing between these entities... View →