Maria P Foschini

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc The value of large sections in surgical pathology
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Biomedical and Neuro Motor Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, M Malpighi, at Bellaria Hospital, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Breast Cancer 2012:785947. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Podoplanin and E-cadherin expression in preoperative incisional biopsies of oral squamous cell carcinoma is related to lymph node metastases
    Maria P Foschini
    University of Bologna at Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 21:133-41. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Signet ring cell tumor of the minor salivary gland exhibiting benign behavior
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Section of Pathological Anatomy at Bellaria Hospital, L and A Seragnoli, University of Bologna, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:303-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Cancerization of cutaneous flap reconstruction for oral squamous cell carcinoma: report of three cases studied with the mtDNA D-loop sequence analysis
    Maria P Foschini
    Section of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Haematology and Oncology L and A Seragnoli, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Histopathology 58:361-7. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Salivary gland-type tumors of the breast: a spectrum of benign and malignant tumors including "triple negative carcinomas" of low malignant potential
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Section of Anatomic Pathology at Bellaria Hospital, L and A Seragnoli University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Semin Diagn Pathol 27:77-90. 2010
  6. doi request reprint E-cadherin loss and Delta Np73L expression in oral squamous cell carcinomas showing aggressive behavior
    Maria P Foschini
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Head Neck 30:1475-82. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint p63 expression in salivary gland tumors: role of DeltaNp73L in neoplastic transformation
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, at Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 13:329-35. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetic analysis of myoepithelial cell carcinoma of salivary gland
    Elisabetta Magrini
    Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale Bellaria, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 444:82-6. 2004
  9. doi request reprint High MUC2 immunohistochemical expression is a predictor of poor response to preoperative radiochemotherapy (RCT) in rectal adenocarcinoma
    Andrea Ambrosini-Spaltro
    Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:227-31. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Galectin-3 expression in pituitary adenomas as a marker of aggressive behavior
    Alberto Righi
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Section of Anatomic Pathology M Malpighi, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna 40139, Italy Department Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, Turin 10126, Italy
    Hum Pathol 44:2400-9. 2013

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Publications38

  1. pmc The value of large sections in surgical pathology
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Biomedical and Neuro Motor Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, M Malpighi, at Bellaria Hospital, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Breast Cancer 2012:785947. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to review the historical background and the basis of the applications of LS in surgical pathology, with special emphasis on breast tumours...
  2. ncbi request reprint Podoplanin and E-cadherin expression in preoperative incisional biopsies of oral squamous cell carcinoma is related to lymph node metastases
    Maria P Foschini
    University of Bologna at Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 21:133-41. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Signet ring cell tumor of the minor salivary gland exhibiting benign behavior
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Section of Pathological Anatomy at Bellaria Hospital, L and A Seragnoli, University of Bologna, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:303-6. 2012
    ..They are particularly unusual in the salivary glands, and the aim of the present study is to report a case of a tumor of the minor salivary glands of the lower lip composed largely of SRCs but which displayed benign clinical behavior...
  4. doi request reprint Cancerization of cutaneous flap reconstruction for oral squamous cell carcinoma: report of three cases studied with the mtDNA D-loop sequence analysis
    Maria P Foschini
    Section of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Haematology and Oncology L and A Seragnoli, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Histopathology 58:361-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clonal relationship between the primary OSCC and secondary neoplastic changes appearing in the skin graft in three patients, by screening the mitochondrial DNA D-loop region (mtDNA)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Salivary gland-type tumors of the breast: a spectrum of benign and malignant tumors including "triple negative carcinomas" of low malignant potential
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Section of Anatomic Pathology at Bellaria Hospital, L and A Seragnoli University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Semin Diagn Pathol 27:77-90. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint E-cadherin loss and Delta Np73L expression in oral squamous cell carcinomas showing aggressive behavior
    Maria P Foschini
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Head Neck 30:1475-82. 2008
    ..This article sought to investigate the existence of parameters useful for predicting lymph node metastases in cases of surgically resected oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCCs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint p63 expression in salivary gland tumors: role of DeltaNp73L in neoplastic transformation
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, at Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 13:329-35. 2005
    ..The DeltaNp73L isoform was present in tumoral tissue but absent in normal salivary gland. These data suggest that p63, particularly its splice variant DeltaNp73L, is involved in the neoplastic transformation of salivary glands...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetic analysis of myoepithelial cell carcinoma of salivary gland
    Elisabetta Magrini
    Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale Bellaria, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 444:82-6. 2004
    ..It is suggested that highly aggressive tumours might follow a different pathway of malignant transformation...
  9. doi request reprint High MUC2 immunohistochemical expression is a predictor of poor response to preoperative radiochemotherapy (RCT) in rectal adenocarcinoma
    Andrea Ambrosini-Spaltro
    Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:227-31. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Galectin-3 expression in pituitary adenomas as a marker of aggressive behavior
    Alberto Righi
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Section of Anatomic Pathology M Malpighi, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna 40139, Italy Department Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Turin, Turin 10126, Italy
    Hum Pathol 44:2400-9. 2013
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Genetic clonal mapping of in situ and invasive ductal carcinoma indicates the field cancerization phenomenon in the breast
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromuscular Sciences, M Malpighi Anatomic Pathology Section, University of Bologna, Italy
    Hum Pathol 44:1310-9. 2013
    ..The present data enhance the view that breast can also show the field cancerization phenomenon, paralleling what has already been proposed in other organs...
  12. doi request reprint p63 short isoforms are found in invasive carcinomas only and not in benign breast conditions
    Dario de Biase
    Department of Haematology and Oncological Sciences L and A Seragnoli, Section of Anatomic Pathology at Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 456:395-401. 2010
    ..These isoforms were not observed in non-neoplastic breast tissue. Presence of p63 in invasive breast carcinomas of luminal type, as seen at molecular level, suggests caution to include p63 as a marker of basal-like carcinomas...
  13. doi request reprint Ki-67 from clinically and histologically "normal" distant mucosa as prognostic marker in early-stage (T1-T2N0) oral squamous cell carcinoma: a prospective study
    Lucio Montebugnoli
    Department of Oral Science, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:2579-84. 2011
    ..We also sought to determine whether this is associated with a poor prognosis in terms of local recurrence or lymph node metastasis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Merkel cells in the oral mucosa
    Alberto Righi
    Section of Anatomic Pathology, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 14:206-11. 2006
    ..MC were not observed in dysplastic or neoplastic epithelium. MC showed evidence of proliferation, as demonstrated by Ki67 positivity, in 3 cases. In conclusion, MC appear to play a role in the reparative processes of oral mucosa...
  15. doi request reprint Gene expression profiling in glioblastoma and immunohistochemical evaluation of IGFBP-2 and CDC20
    Gianluca Marucci
    Section of Pathology, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 453:599-609. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of the human sodium/iodide symporter distinguishes malignant from benign gastric lesions
    Anna Farnedi
    Section of Anatomic and Histopathology, Department of Haematology and Oncology, L and A Seragnoli University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:327-34. 2009
    ..Sodium/iodide symporter (NIS) is a transmembrane protein that mediates the transport of I(-). The aim was to evaluate the immunohistochemical expression of the human homolog of NIS (hNIS) in a wide spectrum of gastric lesions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic similarities and differences between lobular in situ neoplasia (LN) and invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast
    Luca Morandi
    Section of Pathology, Department of Oncology, University of Bologna, Ospedale Bellaria, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 449:14-23. 2006
    ..Seven of these cases appeared also clonal with CGH array. It is concluded that in the present series, LN and ILC are genetically related lesions in the majority of cases and that LN might be the precursor of ILC...
  18. doi request reprint Nogo-A: a useful marker for the diagnosis of oligodendroglioma and for identifying 1p19q codeletion
    Gianluca Marucci
    Section of Pathology M Malpighi, Department of Haematology and Oncological Sciences L and A Seragnoli, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:374-80. 2012
    ..Furthermore, using a Nogo-A-driven fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis, it is possible to identify a larger number of 1p19q codeletions in gliomas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the breast
    Luca Di Tommaso
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale Bellaria, Via Altura 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 444:13-9. 2004
    ..It was found that there are more similarities than differences between MEC of the breast and of salivary glands...
  20. ncbi request reprint Polymorphous adenocarcinoma of the breast. Report of three cases
    Sofia Asioli
    Section of Pathology, Department of Oncology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 448:29-34. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, PLA has never been reported in the breast; therefore, this tumour should be added to the list of neoplastic lesions of the breasts that have the same features as those of the salivary glands...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pigmented mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the oral cavity: a case report
    Gianluca Marucci
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 13:295-7. 2005
    ..The phenomenon of melanocyte colonization of nonmelanocytic tumors should be taken into consideration in dealing with pigmented lesions of the oral cavity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Oncocytic modifications in rectal adenocarcinomas after radio and chemotherapy
    Andrea Ambrosini-Spaltro
    Section of Anatomic Pathology M Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 448:442-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the present data suggest that rectal adenocarcinomas are "mitochondrion-rich" tumors. After preoperative RCT, residual neoplastic cells acquire a definite oncocytic phenotype...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast associated with invasive duct carcinoma: a case report
    Alberto Righi
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, L and A Seragnoli, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 19:230-4. 2011
  24. doi request reprint Genetic markers of oral malignant melanoma analysed by fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH)
    Chiara Baldovini
    Department of Hematology and Oncology L and A SerĂ gnoli, Secyion of Anatomic Pathology at Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 459:167-73. 2011
    ..In conclusion, OMM presents a morphological and genetic profile similar to DMM; and SCCM, however, displays some differences from CMM...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pattern of p63 expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna at Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 444:332-9. 2004
    ..3% of those devoid of lymph-node metastases at presentation. An impaired expression of the p63 isoforms might favour cell proliferation and indirectly enhance the metastasising capacity of OSCC...
  26. ncbi request reprint The fast-track biopsy (FTB): description of a rapid histology and immunohistochemistry method for evaluation of preoperative breast core biopsies
    Teresa Ragazzini
    Department of Oncology, Section of Pathology, University of Bologna at Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 13:247-52. 2005
    ..With the advent of FTB, it would appear that even this last remaining advantage has been erased...
  27. doi request reprint IGFBP2 as an immunohistochemical marker for prostatic adenocarcinoma
    Andrea Ambrosini-Spaltro
    Section of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Oncology and Hematology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 19:318-28. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Rare (new) entities of the breast and medullary carcinoma
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Haematology and Oncology, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pathology 41:48-56. 2009
    ..Here some of these tumours are described, in which the authors have most familiarity. An outline of medullary carcinoma is also presented...
  29. ncbi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with mutation of the Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase gene (SOD1) in a patient with Down syndrome
    Gianluca Marucci
    Section of Pathology, Department of Oncology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Via Altura, 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 17:673-6. 2007
    ..The missense mutation of SOD1 gene in two of the three alleles could have increased its toxic effects in the Down syndrome patient leading to an earlier onset and rapid progression of the disease...
  30. doi request reprint A classification tree approach for pituitary adenomas
    Alberto Righi
    Section of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Haematology and Oncology L e A Seragnoli University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:1627-37. 2012
    ..In conclusion, our study emphasizes that the term pituitary adenomas includes different types of tumors, each one having specific prognostic factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of large sections on the study of in situ and invasive duct carcinoma of the breast
    Maria P Foschini
    Section of Pathology, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Pathol 38:1736-43. 2007
    ..In 66.6% of the cases, DCIS foci were found within the invasive areas, indicating a more than fortuitous occurrence (2-sided P=.0357)...
  32. ncbi request reprint The impact of large sections and 3D technique on the study of lobular in situ and invasive carcinoma of the breast
    Maria P Foschini
    Section of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Oncological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 448:256-61. 2006
    ..3D sections are useful in understanding the architecture of specific lesions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Breast tumor resembling the tall cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: report of 4 cases with evidence of malignant potential
    Anna L Tosi
    Section of Anatomic Pathology M Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 15:14-9. 2007
    ..The remaining 3 patients are disease free at mean 7.5 months (range, 5 to 10 months) after surgery. These data suggest that papillary thyroid-like carcinomas of the breast show malignant potential...
  34. ncbi request reprint Oncocytic meningioma: report of a case with progression after radiosurgery
    Gianluca Marucci
    Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 15:77-81. 2007
    ..This new case is a further example of the greater aggressiveness of oncocytic meningioma, suggesting that radiation therapy might worsen the course of disease...
  35. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of p16(INK4A) protein in oral lichen planus
    L Montebugnoli
    Department of Oral Science, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 112:222-7. 2011
    ..In conclusion, positive p16(INK4A) in OLP patients seems to be related to reactive inflammatory processes rather than to a risk of progression to oral squamous cell carcinoma...
  36. ncbi request reprint Toker cells are probably precursors of Paget cell carcinoma: a morphological and ultrastructural description
    Gianluca Marucci
    Section of Pathology, Department of Oncology, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Via Altura, 3, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 441:117-23. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional reconstruction of vessel distribution in benign and malignant lesions of thyroid
    Maria P Foschini
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna Ospedale Bellaria, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 445:189-98. 2004
    ..Vascular anastomoses and intratumoural vessels surrounding solid avascular areas are signs of malignancy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Chromogranin A in gastric neuroendocrine tumours: an immunohistochemical and biochemical study with region-specific antibodies
    Andreas Tartaglia
    Department of Medicine and Gastroenterology, Bellaria Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Virchows Arch 448:399-406. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this study shows that VMAT 2 and the commercial CgA antibodies seem more useful for histopathological diagnosis of ECLomas than the antibodies to the other CgA regions...