Giovanna Finzi

Summary

Affiliation: Ospedale di Circolo
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pancreatic PEComa: a case report with ultrastructural localization of HMB-45 within melanosomes
    Giovanna Finzi
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 36:124-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Serotonin-producing enterochromaffin cell tumors of the pancreas: clinicopathologic study of 15 cases and comparison with intestinal enterochromaffin cell tumors
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Pancreas 40:883-95. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Ghrelin-producing well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor (carcinoid) of tailgut cyst. Morphological, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and RT-PCR study of a case and review of the literature
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 21:190-8. 2010
  4. pmc Localization of carboxyl ester lipase in human pituitary gland and pituitary adenomas
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    J Histochem Cytochem 58:881-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Colonic carcinoma with a pancreatic acinar cell differentiation. A case report
    Anna Maria Chiaravalli
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Virchows Arch 455:527-31. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The monoclonal anti-BCL10 antibody (clone 331.1) is a sensitive and specific marker of pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma and pancreatic metaplasia
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Virchows Arch 454:133-42. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Primary small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the kidney: morphological, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and cytogenetic study of a case and review of the literature
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 20:24-34. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Lipid-rich variant of appendiceal well-differentiated endocrine tumor (carcinoid)
    Stefano La Rosa
    Servizio di Anatomia Patologica, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 133:809-14. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cushing's syndrome due to a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor metastatic to the ovaries: a clinicopathological description of a case
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 22:118-24. 2011
  10. doi request reprint BACE2 is stored in secretory granules of mouse and rat pancreatic beta cells
    Giovanna Finzi
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 32:246-51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Pancreatic PEComa: a case report with ultrastructural localization of HMB-45 within melanosomes
    Giovanna Finzi
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 36:124-9. 2012
    ..Here, the authors report an additional case of this rare neoplasm and demonstrate the HMB-45 immunoreactivity of melanosomes or premelanosomes at the ultrastructural level...
  2. doi request reprint Serotonin-producing enterochromaffin cell tumors of the pancreas: clinicopathologic study of 15 cases and comparison with intestinal enterochromaffin cell tumors
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Pancreas 40:883-95. 2011
    ..This study analyzes the clinicopathologic features of a series of pancreatic EC cell neoplasms and their similarities to and differences from intestinal EC cell tumors...
  3. doi request reprint Ghrelin-producing well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor (carcinoid) of tailgut cyst. Morphological, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and RT-PCR study of a case and review of the literature
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 21:190-8. 2010
    ..In addition, we have accurately reviewed the literature on presacral carcinoids, associated or unassociated with tailgut cysts, to give the reader a comprehensive overview of these very rare tumor types...
  4. pmc Localization of carboxyl ester lipase in human pituitary gland and pituitary adenomas
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    J Histochem Cytochem 58:881-9. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Colonic carcinoma with a pancreatic acinar cell differentiation. A case report
    Anna Maria Chiaravalli
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Virchows Arch 455:527-31. 2009
    ..There was no evidence of a pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma or of heterotopic pancreatic tissue. A colonic origin ought to be suspected when a metastatic carcinoma of unknown primary shows an acinar differentiation...
  6. doi request reprint The monoclonal anti-BCL10 antibody (clone 331.1) is a sensitive and specific marker of pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma and pancreatic metaplasia
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Virchows Arch 454:133-42. 2009
    ..We suggest using BCL10 antibody for diagnosing pancreatic tumors and whenever an acinar differentiation is suspected in gastrointestinal neoplastic and metaplastic lesions...
  7. doi request reprint Primary small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the kidney: morphological, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and cytogenetic study of a case and review of the literature
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 20:24-34. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Lipid-rich variant of appendiceal well-differentiated endocrine tumor (carcinoid)
    Stefano La Rosa
    Servizio di Anatomia Patologica, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 133:809-14. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Cushing's syndrome due to a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor metastatic to the ovaries: a clinicopathological description of a case
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Endocr Pathol 22:118-24. 2011
    ..The clinical situation worsened and the patient died in November 2009. The clinical aspects and the problems in the differential diagnosis are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint BACE2 is stored in secretory granules of mouse and rat pancreatic beta cells
    Giovanna Finzi
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 32:246-51. 2008
    ..The presence of BACE2 in secretory granules of beta cells suggests that it may play a role in diabetes-associated amyloidogenesis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinico-pathological features of a series of 11 oncocytic endocrine tumours of the pancreas
    Marco Volante
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126, Turin, and Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Virchows Arch 448:545-51. 2006
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  12. doi request reprint Genetic heterogeneity in HER2 testing may influence therapy eligibility
    Barbara Bernasconi
    Department of Human Morphology, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Insubria and Ospedale di Circolo, Via O Rossi, 9, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:161-8. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Morphological and ultrastructural features of human islet grafts performed in diabetic nude mice
    Giovanna Finzi
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 29:525-33. 2005
    ..The authors conclude that islet graft failure may be due to an insufficient beta cell mass related to their distress probably caused by anoxia and/or overstimulation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aneuploidy, centrosome alteration and securin overexpression as features of pituitary somatotroph and lactotroph adenomas
    Silvia Uccella
    Department of Human Morphology, University of Insubria and Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 27:241-52. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural evidence of Tropheryma whippelii in PAS-negative granulomatous lymph nodes
    Giovanna Finzi
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 31:169-72. 2007
    ..This case confirms the role of the electron microscopy in the diagnosis of Whipple disease, especially for extra-intestinal lesions and at the initial phase of the disease, when the characteristic PAS-positive macrophages can be absent...
  16. ncbi request reprint Localization of vascular endothelial growth factor and its receptors in digestive endocrine tumors: correlation with microvessel density and clinicopathologic features
    Stefano La Rosa
    Department of Pathology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Hum Pathol 34:18-27. 2003
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