N Kuroda

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Publications

  1. pmc Microinvasive lobular carcinoma associated with intraductal spread arising in a mammary hamartoma
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    J Clin Pathol 55:76-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Distribution and role of CD34-positive stromal cells and myofibroblasts in human normal testicular stroma
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 19:743-51. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The distribution pattern of myofibroblasts in the stroma of human bladder carcinoma depends on their invasiveness
    N Shimasaki
    Department of Urology, Program of Tumor Biology and Regulation, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 21:349-53. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin-positive subserosal myofibroblasts in gastroduodenal ulcer; another type of myofibroblasts
    L Guo
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 21:697-704. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Expression of CD9/motility-related protein 1 (MRP-1) in renal parenchymal neoplasms: consistent expression in papillary and chromophobe renal cell carcinomas
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Hum Pathol 32:1071-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint CD34 expression as a novel marker of transformed mesangial cells in biopsied glomerular diseases
    K Naruse
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi 783 8505
    J Pathol 189:105-11. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint The complementary role of beta-catenin in diagnosing various subtypes of renal cell carcinomas and its up-regulation in conventional renal cell carcinomas with high nuclear grades
    L Guo
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:521-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix: Investigation of the expression of beta-catenin and E-cadherin
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:283-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The specific distribution of dendritic interstitial cells at the tumor border of major salivary gland pleomorphic adenomas
    H Nakayama
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Japan
    Mod Pathol 12:445-9. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint An immunohistochemical study of developing glomeruli in human fetal kidneys
    K Naruse
    First Department of Pathology and Department of Pediatrics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Kidney Int 57:1836-46. 2000

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Microinvasive lobular carcinoma associated with intraductal spread arising in a mammary hamartoma
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    J Clin Pathol 55:76-7. 2002
    ..Despite the apparent rarity of this case, pathologists should be aware of the possibility of carcinomas arising within mammary hamartomas...
  2. ncbi request reprint Distribution and role of CD34-positive stromal cells and myofibroblasts in human normal testicular stroma
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 19:743-51. 2004
    ..This distribution and cytological identification was also confirmed by an ultrastructural study of four cases. Finally, CD34-positive stromal cells and myofibroblasts are major components of human testicular stroma...
  3. ncbi request reprint The distribution pattern of myofibroblasts in the stroma of human bladder carcinoma depends on their invasiveness
    N Shimasaki
    Department of Urology, Program of Tumor Biology and Regulation, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 21:349-53. 2006
    ..Understanding the distribution pattern of myofibroblasts in the stroma of bladder carcinoma may provide available information about the presence of carcinoma invasion...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin-positive subserosal myofibroblasts in gastroduodenal ulcer; another type of myofibroblasts
    L Guo
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 21:697-704. 2006
    ..In contrast, in the surface layer of ulceration, stromal cells expressing only ASMA were observed. The cytokeratin-positive subserosal myofibroblastic cell in human gastroduodenal ulcer is a novel type of myofibroblast...
  5. ncbi request reprint Expression of CD9/motility-related protein 1 (MRP-1) in renal parenchymal neoplasms: consistent expression in papillary and chromophobe renal cell carcinomas
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Hum Pathol 32:1071-7. 2001
    ..These results suggest that CD9 may be a beneficial marker in the differential diagnosis between papillary RCCs and collecting duct carcinomas and also between chromophobe and conventional RCCs...
  6. ncbi request reprint CD34 expression as a novel marker of transformed mesangial cells in biopsied glomerular diseases
    K Naruse
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi 783 8505
    J Pathol 189:105-11. 1999
    ..These studies indicate that CD34 is a useful marker of mesangial transformation and that immunohistochemical examination with the anti-CD34 antibody is useful for the diagnosis and stage determination of glomerular diseases...
  7. ncbi request reprint The complementary role of beta-catenin in diagnosing various subtypes of renal cell carcinomas and its up-regulation in conventional renal cell carcinomas with high nuclear grades
    L Guo
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:521-6. 2001
    ..In conventional RCCs with low nuclear grades, beta-catenin expression is generally down-regulated, while it appears to be preserved in those with high nuclear grades...
  8. ncbi request reprint Goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix: Investigation of the expression of beta-catenin and E-cadherin
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:283-7. 2001
    ..These findings suggest the possibility that, in some cases, the adherens junctions of goblet cell carcinoids are similar to those of typical carcinoids rather than to those of adenocarcinomas...
  9. ncbi request reprint The specific distribution of dendritic interstitial cells at the tumor border of major salivary gland pleomorphic adenomas
    H Nakayama
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Japan
    Mod Pathol 12:445-9. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint An immunohistochemical study of developing glomeruli in human fetal kidneys
    K Naruse
    First Department of Pathology and Department of Pediatrics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Kidney Int 57:1836-46. 2000
    ..Our aim was to clarify the characteristics of fetal mesangial cells and glomerular capillary endothelial cells, as well as their changes during glomerulogenesis using immunohistochemistry...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset herpes simplex virus hepatitis with diffuse myofibroblastic transformation of hepatic stellate cells (Ito cells) in non-necrotic areas
    M Toi
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:288-92. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that not only liver cells but also HSC can become necrotic in HSV hepatitis. In contrast, in non-necrotic areas, almost all of the HSC showed active transformation to myofibroblasts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adenoid basal carcinoma of the uterine cervix: a case report with ultrastructural findings
    M Hiroi
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Okoh cho, Nankoku City, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Med Electron Microsc 33:241-5. 2000
    ..Furthermore, both tumors are considered to originate in the reserve cells of the uterine cervix. Because their outcomes are different, they should be distinguished from each other...
  13. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical identification of intracytoplasmic lumens by cytokeratin typing may differentiate renal oncocytomas from chromophobe renal cell carcinomas
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kochi University, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 19:23-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, immunohistochemical identification of ICLs by cytokeratin typing may be useful for differentiating between renal oncocytomas and chromophobe RCCs and be more sensitive in this respect than colloidal iron staining...
  14. ncbi request reprint The participation of myofibroblasts in the capsular formation of human conventional and chromophobe renal cell carcinomas
    N Shimasaki
    Department of Urology, Program of Tumor Biology and Regulation, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 20:67-73. 2005
    ..In situ hybridization detected type I collagen mRNA in myofibroblasts of the capsule. Myofibroblasts may participate in the capsular formation of conventional and chromophobe RCCs through the collagen production...
  15. ncbi request reprint The distribution and role of myofibroblasts and CD34-positive stromal cells in normal pancreas and various pancreatic lesions
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 19:59-67. 2004
    ..Myofibroblasts and CD34-positive stromal cells may play a role in regulating the tumor growth in the capsule of islet cell tumors of the pancreas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Consistent lack of CD34-positive stromal cells in the stroma of malignant breast lesions
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nanokku City, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 20:707-12. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of platelet-derived endothelial cell growth factor in human hepatocellular carcinomas correlated with high Edmondson grades and portal vein tumor thrombosis
    L Guo
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:871-6. 2001
    ..077+/-15.795) (P<0.05). These findings may suggest that PD-ECGF is one of the angiogenic factors in human HCCs. Furthermore, with the increasing expression of PD-ECGF, HCC cells show poor differentiation and invasive behavior...
  18. ncbi request reprint The disappearance of CD34-positive and alpha-smooth muscle actin-positive stromal cells associated with human intra-uterine and tubal pregnancies
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 19:707-13. 2004
    ..ASMA-positive stromal cells at the fetal side associated with pregnancy may play a role in the production of villous extracellular matrix or regulation of blood flow...
  19. ncbi request reprint Malignant phyllodes tumor of the breast with expression of osteonectin and vinculin
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:277-82. 2001
    ..Further studies will be necessary to elucidate the significance of vinculin and osteonectin expression in malignant phyllodes tumor...
  20. ncbi request reprint The distribution of CD34-positive stromal cells and myofibroblasts in colorectal carcinoid tumors
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 20:27-33. 2005
    ..Namely, CD34-positive stromal cells existed between neoplastic nests in large-sized carcinoid tumors. Myofibroblasts in the stroma of colorectal neoplasms may originate from CD34-positive stromal cells...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mesangial myofibroblastic transformation in steroid-dependent minimal change nephrotic syndrome
    K Naruse
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu Okohcho, Nankoku 783 8505, Japan
    Med Electron Microsc 33:102-7. 2000
    ..Furthermore, the immunohistochemical examination of ASMA and vimentin may be useful to detect mesangial myofibroblastic transformation that is not demonstrated in conventional light microscopy and immunofluorescence study...
  22. ncbi request reprint The appearance of myofibroblasts and the disappearance of CD34-positive stromal cells in the area adjacent to xanthogranulomatous foci of chronic cholecystitis
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kochi 785 8505, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 20:127-33. 2005
    ..Under these conditions, CD34-positive stromal cells tended to disappear from the connective tissue layer, which exhibited an increase in myofibroblasts...
  23. ncbi request reprint Review of sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma with focus on clinical and pathobiological aspects
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 18:551-5. 2003
    ..Little is know about genetic alterations in sarcomatoid RCCs. Further studies are therefore needed to identify the key gene involved in sarcomatoid transformation of RCCs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Frequent expression of neuroendocrine markers in mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma of the kidney
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 21:7-10. 2006
    ..8%) with MTSCC showed the expression of either chromogranin A or synaptophysin or both. Finally, it is possible that MTSCC may be one of renal neoplasms which frequently exhibit the neuroendocrine differentiation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Review of renal oncocytoma with focus on clinical and pathobiological aspects
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 18:935-42. 2003
    ..Therefore, further studies are needed to resolve these problems and also to elucidate the genetic mechanisms responsible for the occurrence of oncocytomas...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary adenocarcinoma with micropapillary component: an immunohistochemical study. Case report
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi, Japan
    APMIS 113:550-4. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Review of papillary renal cell carcinoma with focus on clinical and pathobiological aspects
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 18:487-94. 2003
    ..Since papillary RCCs seem to constitute clinically, histologically, and even genetically more heterogenous groups than previously thought, further investigations are needed to characterize the subtype of papillary RCC...
  28. ncbi request reprint Review of mucinous tubular and spindle-cell carcinoma of the kidney with a focus on clinical and pathobiological aspects
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Program of Bioregulation and Genetics, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 20:221-4. 2005
    ..Some cases with MTSCC seem to show overlapping histology with low-grade collecting-duct carcinoma. Therefore, further investigation will be needed to elucidate pathobiological characteristics of MTSCC...
  29. ncbi request reprint Review of metanephric adenoma of the kidney with focus on clinical and pathobiological aspects
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku City, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 18:253-7. 2003
    ..Therefore, further studies on various aspects are needed to identify the gene responsible for the occurrence of metanephric tumors and, furthermore, to clarify the association among the three types of metanephric tumors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fascin-positive dendritic cells and fibroblastic reticulum cells build a framework of T-cell areas in lymph nodes
    M Hiroi
    The First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Okoh cho, 783 8505, Nankoku City, Kochi, Japan
    Virchows Arch 444:158-63. 2004
    ..In active paracortical response, both FPCs and FRCs are also stimulated and might play a significant role in the maturation of the lymphocytes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Compound melanocytic nevus arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku City, Japan
    Pathol Int 51:902-4. 2001
    ..Despite the extreme rarity of such a lesion, pathologists should recognize the possibility of such lesions occurring in ovarian teratoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Review of chromophobe renal cell carcinoma with focus on clinical and pathobiological aspects
    N Kuroda
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Kohasu, Oko cho, Nankoku, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 18:165-71. 2003
    ..Therefore, further studies are needed to elucidate the relationship between chromophobe RCCs and oncocytomas, to confirm whether chromophobe adenoma actually exists or not, and to identify the key gene that causes chromophobe RCCs...
  33. pmc High molecular weight caldesmon positive stromal cells in the capsule of thyroid follicular tumours and tumour-like lesions
    H Nakayama
    First Department of Pathology, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku City, Kochi 783 8505, Japan
    J Clin Pathol 55:917-20. 2002
    ..To investigate the smooth muscle nature of the spindle stromal cells in the capsule of thyroid tumours and tumour-like lesions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lung adenocarcinoma with a micropapillary pattern: a clinicopathological study of 25 cases
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology, Kochi Red Cross Hospital, Kochi, Japan
    APMIS 114:381-5. 2006
    ..Lung micropapillary carcinoma of breast type may behave more aggressively than the alveolar type...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bilateral hamartoma arising in axillary accessory mammary glands. Case report
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kochi Red Cross Hospital, Japan
    APMIS 114:77-8. 2006
    ..This is the first case of bilateral ectopic hamartoma arising in the axillary regions. Surgeons and pathologists should be aware that ectopic breast hamartoma can occur in both axillary regions...
  36. pmc Presence of vascular adventitial fibroblastic cells in diffuse-type gastric carcinomas
    H Nakayama
    Department of Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    J Clin Pathol 57:970-2. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The distribution of myofibroblasts and CD34-positive stromal cells in normal renal pelvis and ureter and their cancers
    N Kuroda
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kochi Red Cross Hospital, Kochi City, Kochi, Japan
    Histol Histopathol 21:1303-7. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the invasion of renal pelvic and ureteral cancers may cause the phenotypic change of stromal cells...