M Hirokawa

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Tokushima
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Esophageal xanthoma: report of two cases and a review of the literature
    Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1105-8. 2003
  2. ncbi Morules in cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: Immunohistochemical characteristics and distinction from squamous metaplasia
    Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Kuramoto Cho, Japan
    APMIS 112:275-82. 2004
  3. ncbi Observer variation of encapsulated follicular lesions of the thyroid gland
    Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 26:1508-14. 2002
  4. ncbi Secretory carcinoma of the breast: a tumour analogous to salivary gland acinic cell carcinoma?
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Histopathology 40:223-9. 2002
  5. ncbi Abnormal venous structures in salivary gland tumors: vasculature characteristics of pleomorphic adenoma
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    APMIS 109:625-30. 2001
  6. ncbi Intranodal benign thyroid tissue: significance of HBME-1 in differentiation from metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    APMIS 109:875-80. 2001
  7. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumor with skeinoid fibers of the ileum
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 23:266-8. 2000
  8. ncbi Hyalinizing trabecular adenoma and papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland express different cytokeratin patterns
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 24:877-81. 2000
  9. ncbi Giant lamellar bodies in pulmonary MALT lymphoma. A case report
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 43:1159-62. 1999
  10. ncbi Dilated rough endoplasmic reticulum corresponding to septate cytoplasmic vacuoles in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 23:351-3. 2000

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Publications72

  1. ncbi Esophageal xanthoma: report of two cases and a review of the literature
    Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1105-8. 2003
    ..The etiology of esophageal xanthoma remains unclear. We emphasize that esophageal xanthomas may have been erroneously diagnosed as an ectopic sebaceous gland on endoscopic examination...
  2. ncbi Morules in cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: Immunohistochemical characteristics and distinction from squamous metaplasia
    Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Kuramoto Cho, Japan
    APMIS 112:275-82. 2004
    ..We argue that morules appear in connection with nuclear and cytoplasmic aberrant localization of beta-catenin, and are not an early form of squamous metaplasia...
  3. ncbi Observer variation of encapsulated follicular lesions of the thyroid gland
    Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 26:1508-14. 2002
    ..To reduce observer variation of encapsulated follicular lesions, it will be necessary to provide more explicit criteria for diagnosis...
  4. ncbi Secretory carcinoma of the breast: a tumour analogous to salivary gland acinic cell carcinoma?
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Histopathology 40:223-9. 2002
    ..We report here three cases of secretory breast carcinoma with acinic cell differentiation, and discuss the similarity between secretory breast carcinoma and acinic cell carcinoma of the salivary gland...
  5. ncbi Abnormal venous structures in salivary gland tumors: vasculature characteristics of pleomorphic adenoma
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    APMIS 109:625-30. 2001
    ..We emphasize that the presence of perivascular radiating elastic fibers may be helpful in diagnosing pleomorphic adenoma in small biopsy specimens...
  6. ncbi Intranodal benign thyroid tissue: significance of HBME-1 in differentiation from metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    APMIS 109:875-80. 2001
    ..We emphasize that the HBME-1 reactivity should be evaluated in connection with the histological findings, and that positive and negative controls stained in parallel are necessary...
  7. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumor with skeinoid fibers of the ileum
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 23:266-8. 2000
    ..We emphasize that skeinoid fibers are characteristic of GIST arising in the small intestine, and their presence predicts a good prognosis, even in malignant GIST...
  8. ncbi Hyalinizing trabecular adenoma and papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland express different cytokeratin patterns
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 24:877-81. 2000
    ..The findings do not support the suggestion that hyalinizing trabecular adenoma is an encapsulated variant of papillary carcinoma...
  9. ncbi Giant lamellar bodies in pulmonary MALT lymphoma. A case report
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 43:1159-62. 1999
    ..We describe cytologic findings of giant lamellar bodies associated with pulmonary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma...
  10. ncbi Dilated rough endoplasmic reticulum corresponding to septate cytoplasmic vacuoles in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 23:351-3. 2000
    ..We emphasize that septate cytoplasmic vacuoles correspond to dilated rough endoplasmic vacuoles and are probably related to degenerative changes...
  11. ncbi Basement membrane material and tigroid background in a fine needle aspirate of clear cell adenocarcinoma of the cervix. A case report
    M Hirokawa
    First Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Tokushima, Japan
    Acta Cytol 44:251-4. 2000
    ..Although cytologic findings of clear cell adenocarcinoma of the female genital tract have been reported sporadically, the background on the smear has received little attention...
  12. ncbi Nuclear findings of ovarian surface epithelial tumors
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 22:27-9. 2000
    ..The coffee-bean nuclei can be seen in mucinous cystadenoma, borderline mucinous tumors, and borderline serous tumors...
  13. ncbi Sclerosing lipogranuloma of the scrotum: report of a case with fine needle aspiration biopsy findings
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 42:1181-3. 1998
    ..Sclerosing lipogranuloma of the scrotum is a rare granulomatous lesion of the subcutis. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no English-language reports dealing with its cytologic findings...
  14. ncbi Macrofollicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Report of a case with fine needle aspiration biopsy findings
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 42:1441-3. 1998
    ..To the best of our knowledge, there have been no English-language reports on its cytologic findings...
  15. ncbi Epstein-Barr virus-associated Hodgkin's disease in HTLV-I seropositive patients: a report of two cases
    Y Sadahira
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Pathol Int 48:67-73. 1998
    ..These two cases therefore suggest that EBV-associated HD can develop in patients with seropositivity for HTLV-I...
  16. ncbi Ectopic hamartomatous thymoma. Report of a case with fine needle aspiration biopsy findings
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 43:232-4. 1999
    ..Ectopic hamartomatous thymoma is a rare, benign tumor occurring exclusively in the supraclavicular and suprasternal regions. To the best of our knowledge, there are no English-language reports on its cytologic findings...
  17. ncbi Oxyphilic cell variant of endometrioid adenocarcinoma
    K Fukuoka
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Pathol Int 48:754-6. 1998
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  18. ncbi Well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder mimicking minimal deviation adenocarcinoma of the cervix
    T Tashiro
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    APMIS 108:173-7. 2000
    ..It is remarkable that the tumor cells of the present case expressed gastric type mucin which is characteristic of mucinous type cervical MDA...
  19. ncbi Hypersegmentation of inflammatory cells in Langerhans cell granulomatosis
    S Wakatsuki
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 23:238-41. 2000
    ..Furthermore, we emphasize that eosinophils in LCG mimic neutrophils in ethanol-fixed preparations, and thus may be a pitfall in making a diagnosis in cytology and intraoperative consultation...
  20. ncbi Vasitis nodosa: immunohistochemical findings--case report
    M Sakaki
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    APMIS 108:283-6. 2000
    ..We discuss the immunohistochemical differentiation of vasitis nodosa from prostatic adenocarcinoma, adenocarcinoma of the rete testis, and adenomatoid tumor...
  21. ncbi Diagnostic value of hair shafts and squamous cells in peritoneal washing cytology
    Y Miyake
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaka Medical School and Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 44:357-60. 2000
    ..To investigate their diagnostic value in peritoneal washing specimens, we reviewed peritoneal washing cytology preparations from 83 cases of ovarian tumors...
  22. ncbi Role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in early cervical cancer
    K Fujiwara
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 27:576-81. 2000
    ..Negative findings on T2 and/or dynamic MRI indicated non-invasive or early invasive cervical diseases < or = 5 mm. The dynamic technique provided only limited additional value in the detection of early invasive cervical carcinoma...
  23. ncbi Fatty replacement of the pancreatic body and tail associated with leiomyosarcoma of the pancreatic head
    M Shimizu
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Pathol Int 47:633-6. 1997
    ..Clinicopathological features as well as differential diagnoses are described with a review of the literature on both leiomyosarcoma and fatty replacement of the pancreas. A possible correlation between the two lesions is also discussed...
  24. ncbi Cytology of pigmented renal cell carcinoma. A case report
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Acta Cytol 42:788-90. 1998
    ..Pigmented renal cell carcinoma is very rare, and there have been no reports on its cytologic findings...
  25. ncbi Endolymphatic sac tumor associated with a von Hippel-Lindau disease patient: an immunohistochemical study
    H Horiguchi
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Kuramoto, Tokushima, Japan
    Mod Pathol 14:727-32. 2001
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  26. ncbi Oncocytic lipoadenoma of the submandibular gland
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Pathology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Hum Pathol 29:410-2. 1998
    ..We propose the diagnostic term "oncocytic lipoadenoma" for this benign tumor...
  27. ncbi Loading of mechanical pressure activates mitogen-activated protein kinase and early immediate gene in intestinal epithelial cells
    M Hirokawa
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 46:1993-2003. 2001
    ..Our study showed that intestinal mucosal cell proliferation is promoted by mechanical pressure and various intracellular signaling pathways are involved in the process...
  28. pmc Transmural pressure induces IL-6 secretion by intestinal epithelial cells
    H Kishikawa
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Exp Immunol 129:86-91. 2002
    ..These results suggest a possible role for pressure loading in immune modulation of the intestinal mucosa by the stimulation of IL-6 release from intestinal epithelial cells...
  29. ncbi Inactivation of RASSF1A tumor suppressor gene by aberrant promoter hypermethylation in human pituitary adenomas
    Zhi Rong Qian
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Lab Invest 85:464-73. 2005
    ..0001). Our data suggest that promoter hypermethylation of RASSF1A and resultant alterations of RASSF1A expression may play a critical role in pituitary tumorigenesis and may be involved in tumor progression...
  30. ncbi Expression of adhesion molecules and cytokeratin 20 in merkel cell carcinomas
    Yasushi Tanaka
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Endocr Pathol 15:117-29. 2004
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  31. ncbi Colonic pseudolipomatosis, microscopically classified into two groups
    Masahiko Nakasono
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushime, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:65-70. 2006
    ..Colonic pseudolipomatosis is rare and the pathogenesis is controversial. The purpose of the present paper was to clarify endoscopic and histological characteristics of colonic pseudolipomatosis and to discuss the etiology...
  32. ncbi Cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Report of a case showing morules with peculiar nuclear clearing
    Seiji Kuma
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Acta Cytol 48:431-6. 2004
    ..Protein truncation tests for APC molecule abnormality indicated the presence of germline mutation in the patient's APC gene...
  33. ncbi Cytoplasmic expression of fibroblast growth factor receptor-4 in human pituitary adenomas: relation to tumor type, size, proliferation, and invasiveness
    Zhi Rong Qian
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1904-11. 2004
    ..Moreover, detection of FGFR4 cytoplasmic staining may provide an ancillary diagnostic tool in the diagnosis of pituitary adenoma, particularly in equivocal cases...
  34. ncbi Unique cell membrane expression of topoisomerase-II alpha as a useful diagnostic marker of liposarcoma
    Hideko Endo
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Pathol Int 54:145-50. 2004
    ..Immunostaining using the antibody for Topo-II alpha seems to be useful in recognizing lipoblasts that have been overlooked in hematoxylin-eosin-stained preparations, and is a useful marker for diagnosing liposarcoma...
  35. ncbi Histological and immunohistochemical study of composite neuroendocrine-exocrine carcinomas of the stomach
    Nasim Rayhan
    Department of Human Pathology, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Kuramoto Cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Med Invest 52:191-202. 2005
    ....
  36. pmc CXCR4 expression in papillary thyroid carcinoma: induction by nitric oxide and correlation with lymph node metastasis
    Hironao Yasuoka
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    BMC Cancer 8:274. 2008
    ..Recent evidence suggests that tumor production of CXCR4 promotes lymph node metastasis. Nitric oxide (NO) may also increase metastatic ability in human cancers...
  37. ncbi Duodenal lymphangitis carcinomatosa: endoscopic characteristics and clinical significance
    Masahiko Nakasono
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima Schoool of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:79-83. 2006
    ..Duodenal lymphangitis carcinomatosa has been sporadically described, but so far little attention has been paid to duodenal lymphangitis carcinomatosa...
  38. ncbi Extranodal tumor extension to adjacent organs predicts a worse cause-specific survival in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dor, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, Japan
    World J Surg 31:1194-201. 2007
    ..In this study we investigated the clinical significance of extranodal tumor extension to adjacent organs (nodal ex) in papillary thyroid carcinoma...
  39. ncbi [Poorly differentiated carcinoma of the thyroid]
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 65:1985-90. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is suggested that poorly differentiated carcinoma (Sakamoto) predicted the likeliness of carcinoma recurrence, it is inappropriate to separate it as an independent histology...
  40. ncbi [Malignant lymphoma of the thyroid]
    Hidemi Ohye
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kuma Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 65:2092-8. 2007
    ..The prognosis depends on the histopathologic type and the staging. It should be recognized that early diagnosis and correct treatment lead to favorable prognosis...
  41. ncbi Thyroid adenomatous nodule with bizarre nuclei: a case report and mutation analysis of the p53 gene
    Katsuaki Sato
    Department of Pathophysiological and Experimental Pathology, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Kahoku, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Pathol Res Pract 204:191-5. 2008
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  42. doi Prevalence and prognostic significance of poor differentiation and tall cell variant in papillary carcinoma in Japan
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe Cit 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 32:1535-43; discussion 1544-5. 2008
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  43. doi Unusual finding on ultrasonography of follicular thyroid carcinoma including poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Minoru Kihara
    Thyroid 18:1021-2. 2008
  44. ncbi Colorectal xanthomas with polypoid lesion: report of 25 cases
    Masahiko Nakasono
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    APMIS 112:3-10. 2004
    ..We prefer the term "xanthomatous polyp" rather than xanthoma in the colorectal region. They may be regarded as a novel type of colorectal non-neoplastic polyp...
  45. ncbi Melanotic oncocytic metaplasia of the nasopharynx: a report of seven cases and review of the literature
    Mika Sakaki
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, 770 8503 Tokushima, Japan
    Virchows Arch 444:345-9. 2004
    ..The recognition of melanotic oncocytic metaplasia is of clinical importance, as it may be misdiagnosed as a malignancy to the unwary...
  46. ncbi Role of E-cadherin, alpha-, beta-, and gamma-catenins, and p120 (cell adhesion molecules) in prolactinoma behavior
    Zhi Rong Qian
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
    Mod Pathol 15:1357-65. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the reduction of E-cadherin and beta-catenin expression was related to invasiveness and proliferative status of prolactinomas and correlated with the more aggressive behavior of prolactinomas in men compared with in women...
  47. ncbi Cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a pathological and molecular genetic study with evidence of frequent somatic mutations in exon 3 of the beta-catenin gene
    Bing Xu
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Pathol 199:58-67. 2003
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that accumulation of mutant beta-catenin contributes to the development of the C-MV of PTC...
  48. ncbi Acral myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma: a report of five cases and review of the literature
    Mika Sakaki
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Virchows Arch 442:25-30. 2003
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  49. ncbi Gastric inverted hyperplastic polyp. Report of four cases and relation to gastritis cystica profunda
    Michiko Yamashita
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    APMIS 110:717-23. 2002
    ..Five out of twenty reported gastric IHP cases, including our cases, coexisted with gastric adenocarcinoma. These facts would lead us to further investigate the relation between gastric IHP and carcinoma...
  50. ncbi Imprint cytology of epithelioid angiomyolipoma in a patient with tuberous sclerosis. A case report
    Akiko Hino
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Acta Cytol 46:545-9. 2002
    ..So far, only one report describing the cytologic findings of epithelioid angiomyolipoma has been documented, and epithelioid angiomyolipoma occurring in the peritoneal cavity has not been reported...
  51. ncbi Parotid lipoadenoma with sclerotic and polycystic changes
    Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa
    Virchows Arch 440:549-50. 2002
  52. ncbi Spindle epithelial tumor with thymus-like differentiation of the thyroid: a case report with pathological and molecular genetics study
    Bing Xu
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Hum Pathol 34:190-3. 2003
    ..Mutation of the p53 gene was not detected. This is the first report on Ki-ras oncogene mutations in a case of SETTLE...
  53. ncbi Cytology of pleomorphic lobular carcinoma with apocrine cell differentiation of the breast. A case report
    Takashi Tashiro
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Acta Cytol 47:265-9. 2003
    ..Pleomorphic lobular carcinoma (PLC) with apocrine differentiation is a rare breast carcinoma, and its cytologic findings have not been reported before...
  54. ncbi Alterations of E-cadherin, alpha-catenin and beta-catenin expression in neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract
    Chiun Chei Li
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    Virchows Arch 440:145-54. 2002
    ..0001, respectively) and with size (P=0.0013, P=0.0001, and P<0.0001, respectively). These results indicate that the alteration in the E-cadherin/catenin expression may be involved in the growth and progression of gastrointestinal NETs...
  55. ncbi Cytologic features of hyalinizing trabecular adenoma of the thyroid
    Seiji Kuma
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe
    Acta Cytol 47:399-404. 2003
    ..To clarify the cytologic findings of hyalinizing trabecular adenoma (HTA) in order to reduce erroneous diagnoses of papillary carcinoma...
  56. ncbi Expression of cell adhesion molecules in chordomas: an immunohistochemical study of 16 cases
    Hidehisa Horiguchi
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, 770 8503 Tokushima, Japan
    Acta Neuropathol 107:91-6. 2004
    ..Although the precise underlying mechanisms remain to be elucidated, the high frequency of nuclear expression of E-cadherin (11 of 16 cases) may be diagnostically useful...
  57. doi Sebaceous epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the salivary gland: clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical analysis of 6 cases of a new histologic variant
    Aya Shinozaki
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:913-23. 2008
    ..Our data also suggest that immunohistochemical examination of specific myoepithelial markers is helpful in distinguishing sebaceous EMC from sebaceous carcinoma, which may occasionally be associated with an aggressive clinical course...
  58. doi Prevalence and biological behaviour of variants of papillary thyroid carcinoma: experience at a single institute
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, Japan
    Pathology 40:617-22. 2008
    ..In this study, we present our experience regarding the prevalence and prognoses of these variants of papillary carcinoma...
  59. ncbi Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the esophagus: report of a case with non-progressive behavior
    Masahiko Nakasono
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:2344-7. 2007
    ..Physicians should be aware that esophageal LELC endoscopically mimics benign submucosal tumor. This case may demonstrate that esophageal LELC is a slow-growing tumor and it is related to immune reaction...
  60. ncbi Immunohistochemical study of endocrine cells in ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas
    Mika Sakaki
    Department of Pathology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Virchows Arch 441:249-55. 2002
    ..We concluded that most endocrine cells seen in ductal adenocarcinomas of the pancreas are non-neoplastic and are derived from the surrounding islets. Some neoplastic endocrine cells may exist, though their frequency is low...
  61. ncbi Sustained fever resolved promptly after total thyroidectomy due to huge Hashimoto's fibrous thyroiditis
    Sumihisa Kubota
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    Endocrine 31:88-91. 2007
    ..We believed that fever was induced by inflammatory cytokines produced in thyroid. The case indicated that Hashimoto's thyroiditis with nontender goiter could cause idiopathic fever...
  62. ncbi Carcinosarcoma ex recurrent pleomorphic adenoma of the submandibular gland
    Jin Tanahashi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Japan
    APMIS 115:789-94. 2007
    ..Based on the clinical history and histopathology, we consider the lesion to have originated from recurrent pleomorphic adenoma...
  63. ncbi Prognosis and prognostic factors of follicular carcinoma in Japan: importance of postoperative pathological examination
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Kobe City 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 31:1417-24. 2007
    ..However, few studies have been published regarding the prognosis of follicular carcinoma patients in Japan, which prompted us to investigate this issue...
  64. ncbi Ovarian endometriosis showing decidual change and Arias-Stella reaction with biotin-containing intranuclear inclusions
    Mika Sakaki
    Acta Cytol 47:321-4. 2003
  65. ncbi Secretory carcinoma of the breast with a cystically dilated intraductal component: report of a case
    Junko Izumi
    Second Department of Surgery, Tokushima University School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Surg Today 33:110-3. 2003
    ..The present case is the first known case of secretory carcinoma demonstrating a bloody nipple discharge to come from a cyst which has been invaded by carcinoma...
  66. ncbi Expression of adhesion molecules and Ki-67 in female adnexal tumor of probable Wolffian origin (FATWO): report of two cases and review of the literature
    Chiun Chei Li
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taipei, and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    APMIS 112:390-8. 2004
    ..The Ki-67 labeling index of FATWO was 0% and 3.2% in each case. The preservation of the E-cadherin-catenin complex and low Ki-67 labeling index could explain the indolent behavior and low malignant potential of this tumor...
  67. ncbi Prostatic carcinosarcoma: a case report and review of literature
    Tomoya Fukawa
    Department of Urology, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:108-13. 2003
    ..The patient is still alive with neither metastasis nor recurrence. This is the 42nd case of carcinosarcoma of the prostate to be reported in the literature...
  68. ncbi Morules with optically clear nuclei in ovarian borderline endometrioid tumor
    Chiun Chei Li
    Department of Pathology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    APMIS 110:783-8. 2002
    ..Although female sex hormones have been reported to play a role in the occurrence of OCN, the participation of beta-catenin mutation has also been suggested...
  69. ncbi CT and MRI findings of carcinoma showing thymus-like differentiation
    Kenji Yoneda
    Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University School of Medicine, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa 920 8641, Japan
    Radiat Med 23:451-5. 2005
    ..In dynamic MRI, the mass revealed gradual but slight heterogeneous enhancement from the periphery. Diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology...
  70. ncbi Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine cell carcinoma of the rectum: report of a case and literal review
    Hidenori Miyamoto
    Department of Digestive and Pediatric Surgery, The University of Tokushima Graduate School
    J Med Invest 53:317-20. 2006
    ..Treatment for neuroendocrine cell carcinoma of the rectum was controversial. Surgical resection and adjuvant chemotherapy might be one of the methods for gastrointestinal neruroendocrine cell carcinoma...
  71. ncbi Benign thyroid teratomas manifest painful cystic and solid composite nodules: three case reports and a review of the literature
    Eijun Nishihara
    Kuma Hospital, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Endocrine 30:231-6. 2006
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  72. ncbi A patient with adult extrahepatic portal obstruction, of which distinction from intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma was difficult
    Takahiro Horie
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tokushima Prefectural Miyoshi Hospital, Tokushima, Japan
    J Med Invest 52:203-7. 2005
    ..The tumor, measuring 31 mm x 21 mm x 20 mm, was pathohistologically diagnosed as an extrahepatic portal obstruction. Extrahepatic portal obstruction is an important disease that is sometimes difficult to rule out oncologic origin...