- CD34-reactive myxoid dermal dendrocytomaChika Ohata
Department of Dermatology, Toyonaka Municipal Hospital, Osaka, Japan
Am J Dermatopathol 24:50-3. 2002..Staining for vimentin and CD68 was positive. We believe this lesion to be a CD34-reactive myxoid dermal dendrocytoma of a type that has not been described previously...
- Lipomatous apocrine mixed tumor of the skinChika Ohata
Department of Dermatology, Higashiosaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan
Am J Dermatopathol 25:138-41. 2003..This case, in light of another recently reported case, indicates that adipose tissue can be the major mesenchymal element in apocrine mixed tumor of the skin...
- Expression of estrogen receptor beta in normal skin, melanocytic nevi and malignant melanomasChika Ohata
Department of Dermatology, Course of Molecular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
J Dermatol 35:215-21. 2008..Melanocytic nevi and malignant melanomas were negative for ERalpha, but both were positive for ERbeta. The ubiquitous expression of ERbeta may play a fundamental role in various normal skin cells and melanocytic tumors...