K Kusafuka

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Affiliation: Shizuoka Cancer Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Salivary adenoid cystic carcinoma with an early phase of high-grade transformation: case report with an immunohistochemical analysis
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, 411 8777, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 8:113. 2013
  2. pmc Mucosal large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the head and neck regions in Japanese patients: a distinct clinicopathological entity
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Clin Pathol 65:704-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Mucin-rich salivary duct carcinoma with signet-ring cell feature ex pleomorphic adenoma of the submandibular gland: a case report of an unusual histology with immunohistochemical analysis and review of the literature
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 45:45-52. 2012
  4. doi request reprint CD56 expression is associated with neuroectodermal differentiation in ameloblastomas: an immunohistochemical evaluation in comparison with odontogenic cystic lesions
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 44:79-85. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Low-grade salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland: report of a case with immunohistochemical analysis
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto, Shizuoka 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 43:178-84. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Osteoclast-type giant cell tumor of minor salivary gland with mucin-rich salivary duct carcinoma: a case report of unusual histology with immunohistochemical analysis
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:870-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Pancreatic-type mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma with alpha-fetoprotein production arising from the stomach: a report of an extremely rare case
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 42:167-74. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the tongue base: case report of an unusual location with immunohistochemical analysis
    K Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Sunto gun, Shizuoka 411 8777, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:296-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Cystadenoma of the palate: immunohistochemistry of mucins
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    Pathol Int 58:524-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Cartilaginous features in matrix-producing carcinoma of the breast: four cases report with histochemical and immunohistochemical analysis of matrix molecules
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 21:1282-92. 2008

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Publications19

  1. pmc Salivary adenoid cystic carcinoma with an early phase of high-grade transformation: case report with an immunohistochemical analysis
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, 411 8777, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 8:113. 2013
    ..The early phase of salivary gland carcinomas with high-grade transformation (HGT) is extremely rare. We reported one case of adenoid cystic carcinoma (AdCC) with early HGT, herein...
  2. pmc Mucosal large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the head and neck regions in Japanese patients: a distinct clinicopathological entity
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Clin Pathol 65:704-9. 2012
    ..Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) is well-known as a lung cancer subtype. This study assessed the prevalence of head and neck mucosal LCNEC (M-LCNEC)...
  3. doi request reprint Mucin-rich salivary duct carcinoma with signet-ring cell feature ex pleomorphic adenoma of the submandibular gland: a case report of an unusual histology with immunohistochemical analysis and review of the literature
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 45:45-52. 2012
    ..This case was diagnosed as mSDC with the signet-ring cell feature ex PA. We discuss herein the significance of the signet-ring cell feature in mSDC and the mucin pattern of mSDC...
  4. doi request reprint CD56 expression is associated with neuroectodermal differentiation in ameloblastomas: an immunohistochemical evaluation in comparison with odontogenic cystic lesions
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 44:79-85. 2011
    ..The aberrant NeuroD1 expression may induce CD56 expression in AB and KCOT...
  5. doi request reprint Low-grade salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland: report of a case with immunohistochemical analysis
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto, Shizuoka 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 43:178-84. 2010
    ..The cancer cells were diffusely positive for MUC1 and MUC6 and focally positive for MUC2 and MUC4. Finally, the tumor was diagnosed to be LG-SDC. The differential diagnosis and the mucin pattern were evaluated...
  6. doi request reprint Osteoclast-type giant cell tumor of minor salivary gland with mucin-rich salivary duct carcinoma: a case report of unusual histology with immunohistochemical analysis
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:870-7. 2010
    ..Salivary giant cell tumor (GCT) is exceedingly rare. This article presents an additional rare case of salivary GCT with salivary duct carcinoma (SDC)...
  7. doi request reprint Pancreatic-type mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma with alpha-fetoprotein production arising from the stomach: a report of an extremely rare case
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka 411 8777, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 42:167-74. 2009
    ..As another theory, it is possible for this tumor to originate from the pluripotent stem cells in the stomach. A gastric MAEC with AFP production has not been reported previously...
  8. doi request reprint Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the tongue base: case report of an unusual location with immunohistochemical analysis
    K Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Sunto gun, Shizuoka 411 8777, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:296-9. 2009
    ..These cells were considered neuroendocrine-related cells in the lingual squamous epithelium, which are related to the tumorigenesis of mucosal LCNEC in the tongue base...
  9. doi request reprint Cystadenoma of the palate: immunohistochemistry of mucins
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    Pathol Int 58:524-8. 2008
    ..Such MUC expression patterns suggested that cystadenoma occurs from excretory ducts...
  10. doi request reprint Cartilaginous features in matrix-producing carcinoma of the breast: four cases report with histochemical and immunohistochemical analysis of matrix molecules
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 21:1282-92. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Primary nasopharyngeal mucoepidermoid carcinoma in Japanese patients: two case reports with histochemical and immunohistochemical analysis and a review of the literature
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, 411 8777, Japan
    Virchows Arch 450:343-8. 2007
    ..The prognosis of salivary gland-type carcinomas of the nasopharynx is still unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Alveolar soft part sarcoma of the larynx: a case report of an unusual location with immunohistochemical and ultrastructural analyses
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, 1007 Shimonagakubo, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka 411 8777, Japan
    Head Neck 30:1257-63. 2008
    ..Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm of uncertain origin. In this article, we report a case of ASPS occurring in the larynx, an extremely rare location for this rather unusual tumor...
  13. doi request reprint Dedifferentiated epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the parotid gland: a rare case report of immunohistochemical analysis and review of the literature
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:85-91. 2008
    ..5%, whereas that of HGC was 67.1%. These findings and a review of literature indicate that HGC arose from preexisting EMC, and this phenomenon is the dedifferentiation of EMC. Dedifferentiated EMC is extremely rare...
  14. doi request reprint Ultrastructural immunolocalization of a cartilage-specific proteoglycan, aggrecan, in salivary pleomorphic adenomas
    Koji Muramatsu
    Cancer Diagnostics Research Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital and Research Institute, Shizuoka, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 42:47-54. 2009
    ..Aggrecan deposition is therefore considered to play an important role in the formation of the mesenchyme-like stroma, especially the myxoid stroma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Runx2 expression is associated with pathologic new bone formation around radicular cysts: an immunohistochemical demonstration
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Pathology Division, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Nagaizumi cho, Sunto gun, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Oral Pathol Med 35:492-9. 2006
    ..The Runx2 (core-binding protein [cbfa]1/polyoma enhancer-binding protein [pebp]2alphaA) was shown to be a DNA-binding transcriptional molecule expressed in osteoprogenitor cells...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Three cases of necrotizing pneumonia by pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in hematological malignancy, including dead and alive cases]
    Osamu Imataki
    Division of Hematology and, Stem Cell Transplantation, Shizuoka Cancer Center
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 34:793-7. 2007
    ..In these 3 cases, there were no obvious associations between prognosis and neutrophil counts, duration of neutropenia and steroid administration...
  17. ncbi request reprint Expression and localization of cartilage-specific matrix protein chondromodulin-I mRNA in salivary pleomorphic adenomas
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Department of Transplantation for Regeneration Therapy, sponsored by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, 570 8506 Osaka, Japan
    Virchows Arch 446:34-40. 2005
    ..In conclusion, lacuna cells and neoplastic myoepithelial cells express ChM-I mRNA ectopically in pleomorphic adenoma, and this plays an important role in chondroid formation and hypovascularity in this type of tumor...
  18. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical evaluation of cartilage-derived morphogenic protein-1 and -2 in normal human salivary glands and pleomorphic adenomas
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Department of Pathology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, 4 1 22 Hiroo, 150 8935 Tokyo, Japan
    Virchows Arch 442:482-90. 2003
    ..The phenotype of the lacuna cells was similar to that of mature to upper hypertrophic chondrocytes of the authentic cartilage. In conclusion, pleomorphic adenoma expressed CDMP-1 but not CDMP-2...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cartilage-specific matrix protein, chondromodulin-I (ChM-I), is a strong angio-inhibitor in endochondral ossification of human neonatal vertebral tissues in vivo: relationship with angiogenic factors in the cartilage
    Kimihide Kusafuka
    Department of Pathology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo
    Acta Histochem 104:167-75. 2002
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