Anna Maria Cesinaro

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Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Mismatch repair proteins expression and microsatellite instability in skin lesions with sebaceous differentiation: a study in different clinical subgroups with and without extracutaneous cancer
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:351-8. 2007
  2. doi Granuloma faciale: a cutaneous lesion sharing features with IgG4-associated sclerosing diseases
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:66-73. 2013
  3. doi Clinico-pathological impact of fibroplasia in melanocytic nevi: a critical revision of 209 cases
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    APMIS 120:658-65. 2012
  4. doi Prognostic significance of MGMT gene promoter methylation in differently treated metastatic melanomas
    A M Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Pathology 44:313-7. 2012
  5. ncbi Spitz nevus is relatively frequent in adults: a clinico-pathologic study of 247 cases related to patient's age
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Dipartimento Integrato di Servizi Diagnostici, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:469-75. 2005
  6. doi Annular lichenoid dermatitis of youth ... and beyond: a series of 6 cases
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Dipartimento Integrato di Scienze Morfologiche, di Laboratorio e Medicina Legale, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:263-7. 2009
  7. doi Psoriasis vs allergic contact dermatitis in palms and soles: a quantitative histologic and immunohistochemical study
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    APMIS 117:629-34. 2009
  8. doi Fibrofolliculoma with ancient/pseudosarcomatous features
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Pathology, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 37:987-90. 2010
  9. doi Estrogen receptor alpha overexpression in multinucleate cell angiohistiocytoma: new insights into the pathogenesis of a reactive process
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:655-9. 2010
  10. doi Alterations of 9p21 analysed by FISH and MLPA distinguish atypical spitzoid melanocytic tumours from conventional Spitz's nevi but do not predict their biological behaviour
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Histopathology 57:515-27. 2010

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  1. ncbi Mismatch repair proteins expression and microsatellite instability in skin lesions with sebaceous differentiation: a study in different clinical subgroups with and without extracutaneous cancer
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:351-8. 2007
    ..However, since only a minority of sebaceous neoplasms in patients who also have an extracutaneous cancer display MMR defects, these techniques are of limited value for the identification of "clinically defined" MTS...
  2. doi Granuloma faciale: a cutaneous lesion sharing features with IgG4-associated sclerosing diseases
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:66-73. 2013
    ..As morphologic changes typically found in IgG4-RD, such as obliterative vascular inflammation and storiform sclerosis, are found in GF, we suggest that GF might represent a localized form of IgG4-RD...
  3. doi Clinico-pathological impact of fibroplasia in melanocytic nevi: a critical revision of 209 cases
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    APMIS 120:658-65. 2012
    ..001). Fibroplasia is relatively infrequent in melanocytic nevi, it does not appear related to a process of senescence of the lesion, and does not represent a particularly strong predictor of risk of melanoma...
  4. doi Prognostic significance of MGMT gene promoter methylation in differently treated metastatic melanomas
    A M Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Pathology 44:313-7. 2012
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  5. ncbi Spitz nevus is relatively frequent in adults: a clinico-pathologic study of 247 cases related to patient's age
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Dipartimento Integrato di Servizi Diagnostici, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:469-75. 2005
    ..Histopathologic criteria elaborated to diagnose Spitz nevus, applied to our cases, appeared reliable, allowing a correct diagnosis, even in adults...
  6. doi Annular lichenoid dermatitis of youth ... and beyond: a series of 6 cases
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Dipartimento Integrato di Scienze Morfologiche, di Laboratorio e Medicina Legale, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:263-7. 2009
    ..The differential diagnosis with mycosis fungoides, especially in adult patients, is particularly crucial for their proper management and treatment...
  7. doi Psoriasis vs allergic contact dermatitis in palms and soles: a quantitative histologic and immunohistochemical study
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    APMIS 117:629-34. 2009
    ..The differential diagnosis between PSO and ACD can be practically approached using a histopathologic parameter and a commercially available antibody...
  8. doi Fibrofolliculoma with ancient/pseudosarcomatous features
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Pathology, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 37:987-90. 2010
    ....
  9. doi Estrogen receptor alpha overexpression in multinucleate cell angiohistiocytoma: new insights into the pathogenesis of a reactive process
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:655-9. 2010
    ..These observations could open a new strategy in the treatment of MCAH by antiestrogen therapy...
  10. doi Alterations of 9p21 analysed by FISH and MLPA distinguish atypical spitzoid melanocytic tumours from conventional Spitz's nevi but do not predict their biological behaviour
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Histopathology 57:515-27. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether 9p21 status influence the prognosis of the spitzoid melanocytic tumours, peculiar lesions whose biological behaviour cannot be predicted by histopathological criteria alone...
  11. doi The dermoscopic variability of pigment network in melanoma in situ
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 22:151-7. 2012
    ..For the distinction between MIS and atypical naevi, the extension of an atypical network, the presence of more than one type of network, the distribution of reticular grey-blue areas and the lesion diameter must be considered...
  12. doi Spitz nevi: In vivo confocal microscopic features, dermatoscopic aspects, histopathologic correlates, and diagnostic significance
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:236-47. 2009
    ..Spitz nevi are benign melanocytic tumors, sometimes misdiagnosed as malignant melanoma (MM)...
  13. ncbi Pigmented mammary Paget disease: dermoscopic, in vivo reflectance-mode confocal microscopic, and immunohistochemical study of a case
    Caterina Longo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 143:752-4. 2007
    ..We report a case of pigmented mammary Paget disease mimicking a melanoma and describe the dermoscopic, reflectance-mode confocal microscopic, histological, and immunohistochemical features...
  14. doi Skin aging: in vivo microscopic assessment of epidermal and dermal changes by means of confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology Unit, First Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 68:e73-82. 2013
    ..Among them, confocal microscopy has emerged as a new technique capable of assessing cytoarchitectural changes with a nearly histopathologic resolution...
  15. doi In vivo confocal microscopy for detection and grading of dysplastic nevi: a pilot study
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:e109-21. 2012
    ..In vivo confocal microscopy represents a noninvasive imaging technique producing horizontal sections at nearly histopathologic resolution...
  16. ncbi Diving into the blue: in vivo microscopic characterization of the dermoscopic blue hue
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:96-104. 2007
    ..In dermoscopy the presence of a blue hue is a clue for malignancy, although a blue tint is sometimes observable in benign lesions...
  17. doi De novo melanoma and melanoma arising from pre-existing nevus: in vivo morphologic differences as evaluated by confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:604-14. 2011
    ..Although in the majority of melanomas there is no evidence of pre-existing melanocytic nevus, it is believed that malignant transformation may sometimes occur within a benign precursor...
  18. doi Diagnosis of BCC by multiphoton laser tomography
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 19:e297-304. 2013
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  19. ncbi Reflectance-mode confocal microscopy of pigmented skin lesions--improvement in melanoma diagnostic specificity
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, Modena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:979-85. 2005
    ..In vivo confocal microscopy enables skin visualization with a quasihistopathologic resolution...
  20. doi Dermoscopic island: a new descriptor for thin melanoma
    Stefania Borsari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 146:1257-62. 2010
    ..We defined a new descriptor, the dermoscopic island, a well-circumscribed area showing a uniform dermoscopic pattern that differs from the rest of the pigmented lesion...
  21. doi New insights into nevogenesis: in vivo characterization and follow-up of melanocytic nevi by reflectance confocal microscopy
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:1001-13. 2009
    ..Development of melanocytic nevi is a complex process...
  22. ncbi Expression of p27kip1 in basal cell carcinomas and trichoepitheliomas
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    Section of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Morphologic and Forensic Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 24:313-8. 2002
    ..The occurrence of a wide overlap of LI values hampers the practical application of a p27kip1 LI in the differential diagnosis between BCC and TE in difficult cases, however...
  23. doi Pathologic changes after photodynamic therapy for Basal cell carcinoma and Bowen disease: a histologic and immunohistochemical investigation
    Fabrizio Fantini
    Institute of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 144:186-94. 2008
    ..Its effects on target tissue have been well investigated in vitro, where apoptosis appears to be the main effector mechanism, but its effects remain undefined in vivo...
  24. ncbi Microscopic in vivo description of cellular architecture of dermoscopic pigment network in nevi and melanomas
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 141:147-54. 2005
    ..To characterize the microscopic aspects of the dermoscopic pigment network in vivo, by means of confocal scanning laser microscopy...
  25. pmc Pigmented nodular Basal cell carcinomas in differential diagnosis with nodular melanomas: confocal microscopy as a reliable tool for in vivo histologic diagnosis
    Alice Casari
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Skin Cancer 2011:406859. 2011
    ..Here, we present four cases of challenging nodular lesions where confocal microscopy was able to clarify the diagnosis...
  26. doi 3-T MRI with phased-array coil in local staging of prostatic cancer
    Pietro Torricelli
    Department of Radiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento Integrato dei Servizi Diagnostici e per Immagine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Acad Radiol 15:1118-25. 2008
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a 3-T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system with a phased-array coil (3T MRI) in the local staging of prostatic cancer...
  27. ncbi Solitary pancreatic metastasis from renal cell carcinoma. A case report
    Annarita Pecchi
    Cattedra di Radiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Radiol Med 105:386-90. 2003
  28. ncbi In vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy of pigmented Spitz nevi: comparison of in vivo confocal images with dermoscopy and routine histopathology
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:371-6. 2004
    ..Spitz nevus is a benign melanocytic lesion sometimes mistakenly diagnosed clinically as melanoma...
  29. ncbi Expression of the 90K tumor-associated protein in benign and malignant melanocytic lesions
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    J Invest Dermatol 119:187-90. 2002
  30. ncbi Cutaneous metastases as the first manifestation of pleural malignant mesothelioma
    Antonio Maiorana
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:363-5. 2006
  31. ncbi A rare case of localized mucosal leishmaniasis due to Leishmania infantum in an immunocompetent Italian host
    Chiara Casolari
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:559-61. 2005
    ..Rapid nested-PCR technique and enzyme restriction analysis were useful for diagnosis and species identification directly from bioptic samples...
  32. ncbi Reflectance-mode confocal microscopy for the in vivo characterization of pagetoid melanocytosis in melanomas and nevi
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 125:532-7. 2005
    ..Thus, when pagetoid melanocytosis is observable by means of confocal microscopy, melanoma diagnosis should be considered, whereas it cannot be excluded in the absence of pagetoid cells, lacking in at least 10% of malignant lesions...
  33. ncbi Penile condylomata? Traumatic neuromas!
    Anna Maria Cesinaro
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:S54-5. 2006
  34. ncbi In vivo assessment of melanocytic nests in nevi and melanomas by reflectance confocal microscopy
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, Italy
    Mod Pathol 18:469-74. 2005
    ..Moreover, cerebriform clusters were exclusively observed in five out of 20 melanomas. Confocal microscopy allowed the in vivo characterization of aspects of melanocytic nests and their exact correlation with histopathology...