- Astroblastoma with unusual signet-ring-like cell components: a case report and literature reviewYasuo Sugita
Department of Pathology Saga Medical School, Japan
Neuropathology 22:200-5. 2002..It remains to be determined whether, in this astroblastoma, the unusual signet-ring-like cell components were related to benign biological characteristics or to the tumor's low-grade form with incidental signet-ring-like cell appearance...
- Primary intracerebral malignant fibrous histiocytoma in a childNaoko Fujimura
Department of Neurosurgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
Pediatr Neurosurg 37:271-4. 2002..Pathological examination confirmed the presence of inflammatory-type MFH. Pediatric cases of intracerebral MFH are rare, and the possible origin of the tumor is discussed based on clinicopathological findings...
- Estimation of apoptosis and cell proliferation in histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis using immunohistochemical double stainingYuko Nomura
Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Kurume, Japan
Pathol Int 58:98-103. 2008..6%) was higher than that in the area without obvious apoptotic features (16.3%). A proportion of cells in HNL undergo proliferation and apoptosis simultaneously, such as neoplastic cells, thereby exhibiting rapid cell cycles...
- Usefulness of flow cytometry for differential diagnosis of precursor and peripheral T-cell and NK-cell lymphomas: analysis of 490 casesKennosuke Karube
Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Kurume, and JSPS, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Pathol Int 58:89-97. 2008..Phenotypic analysis using FCM was thus found to be useful for differential diagnosis of T-cell and NK-cell lymphomas...
- Olfactory neuroepithelioma: an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studyYasuo Sugita
Department of Pathology, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahimachi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830 0011, Japan
Neuropathology 26:400-8. 2006..In controversial cases, a diagnosis of olfactory neuroepithelioma must be substantiated by ultrastructural and immunohistochemical findings, particularly regarding the detection of Ber-EP4 and LH-RH immunoreactivity...
- D2-40 antibody immunoreactivity in developing human brain, brain tumors and cultured neural cellsYasuhiro Nakamura
Department of Pathology, St Mary s Hospital, Tsubukuhon Machi, Kurume shi, and Department of Pathology and Biodefense, Saga Medical School, Japan
Mod Pathol 19:974-85. 2006..As D2-40 antibody recognizes cell surface antigen M2A, it might be a candidate cell surface marker for isolation of human neural stem cells/neuronal lineage cells in the fluorescence-activated cell sorting technique...
- Expression of tubulin beta II in neuroepithelial tumors: reflection of architectural changes in the developing human brainYasuo Sugita
Department of Pathology and Biodefense, Saga Medical School, Nabeshima 5 1 1, 849 8501, Saga, Japan
Acta Neuropathol 110:127-34. 2005....
- Thrombus and encapsulated hematoma in cerebral cavernous malformationsMasamitsu Abe
Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Nabeshima 5 1 1, 849 8501, Saga, Japan
Acta Neuropathol 109:503-9. 2005..Thrombosis within cerebral venules could be one of the causal factors of CCMs...
- Cytodiagnosis of central neurocytoma in intraoperative preparationsYasuo Sugita
Department of Pathology, Saga Medical School, Nabeshima 5 1 1, Saga 849 8501, Japan
Acta Cytol 48:194-8. 2004..To assess the cytologic features in smear preparations of 3 central neurocytomas...
- Fasciitis-like proliferation in the knee jointTakashi Soejima
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
Arthroscopy 19:E33. 2003..Histologic and immunohistochemical studies revealed a myofibroblastic proliferation similar to nodular fasciitis. Until now, only 3 other cases have been reported in the English and Japanese language literature...
- Adjacent epidermoid cyst and primary central nervous system lymphoma: case reportJun Masuoka
Department of Neurosurgery, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga 840 8501, Japan
Surg Neurol 69:530-3; discussion 533-4. 2008..Except for cases with radiotherapy or phacomatosis, multiple primary brain tumors of different histologic types are rare. The authors report the association of an epidermoid cyst and a primary CNS lymphoma...