Alfonso Vega

Summary

Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Solitary fibrous tumor arising from the mesentery of adult patients. Report of two cases and review of the literature
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 55:203-7. 2014
  2. ncbi Schwannomatosis presenting as pancreatic and submandibular gland schwannoma
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:817-22. 2013
  3. ncbi Incidental lipoma-like hibernoma arising from the adrenal gland: a well-differentiated liposarcoma mimicker
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:812-6. 2013
  4. doi Paratesticular cellular angiofibroma with atypical (bizarre) cells: case report and literature review
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 209:388-92. 2013
  5. doi Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma: retrospective clinicopathologic study of 17 tumors with resection at a single institution and literature review
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Anatomical Pathology Department, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 209:208-14. 2013
  6. doi Mucin-secreting clear cell renal cell carcinoma. A rare variant of conventional renal cell carcinoma
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, 39008, Santander, Spain
    Ann Diagn Pathol 17:226-9. 2013
  7. ncbi Incidental detection of oncocytosis in a renal biopsy specimen for idiopathic nephrotic syndrome
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Avda Valdecilla s n, ES 39011 Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 207:733-6. 2011
  8. doi Pyogenic granuloma of the large intestine: case report and review of reported cases in the adult
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 208:687-90. 2012
  9. doi Sclerotic fibroma (storiform collagenoma)-like stroma in a fibroadenoma of axillary accessory breast tissue
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Anatomical Pathology Department, Marques de Valdecilla, University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 39:798-802. 2012
  10. doi Simultaneous papillary fibroelastomas of the pulmonary and aortic valves
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Service of Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 208:315-7. 2012

Collaborators

  • Fernando Hernanz
  • Sara Regaño
  • José Javier Gómez-Román
  • E Acebo
  • J Fernando Val-Bernal
  • Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
  • M Francisca Garijo
  • Daniel Val
  • J F Val-Bernal
  • Marta Mayorga
  • Maria Francisca Garijo
  • María Carmen González-Vela
  • Alejandro Parra
  • M F Garijo
  • M Carmen González-Vela
  • Maria Martino
  • Ainara Azueta
  • Diana Rodriguez-Villar
  • Cristina Diego
  • J Francisco Nistal
  • Marcos A González-López
  • J Pinto
  • Eva Garcia-Alberdi
  • Fidel Fernández
  • Manuel García-Polavieja
  • Juan Crespo
  • Juan Francisco Nistal
  • Roberto Ballestero
  • Javier Fuentes
  • Waleska Salcedo
  • Enrique Mediavilla
  • Luis Antonio Ortiz-Rivas
  • Sergio Zubillaga
  • María José Sedano-Tous
  • Mauricio De Grado
  • Gerardo López-Rasines
  • Elena García-Somacarrera
  • Carlos Neira
  • Francisco J González-Vilchez
  • José M González-Gay
  • Liza Argueta
  • Miguel Angel Correas
  • Alejandro Fernández-Flórez
  • M Mayorga
  • Josefina Martín-Gago
  • Jorge Ruiz-Criado
  • Pilar Sanz
  • E Rodrigo
  • D Val
  • Emilio Rodrigo
  • M Arias
  • F Villoria
  • José Antonio Portillo
  • Enrique Ramos-Barseló
  • Pilar González-Márquez
  • Sergio Sánchez-Santolino
  • Susana Rubio
  • Sandra Hermana
  • Ignacio Calvo
  • Fernando Villoria
  • M Luisa Cagigal
  • Jose M Revuelta
  • Isidro Rivadulla
  • José M Bretones
  • Marta Cuadrado
  • J Antonio Gutierrez
  • Carmen Aguilera
  • Nuria T Villagra
  • Carlos M Garcés
  • Miguel A Correas
  • J Andrés Pozueta
  • José de sa Dehesa
  • José M Gómez-Ortega
  • Héctor Fernández-Llaca
  • Javier Figols
  • P García-Arranz
  • B Torio
  • J Figols
  • F P Arce
  • J Sanz-Ortiz
  • G Lopez-Rasines
  • E Hernández-Nieto
  • M S Gomez
  • F A Fernandez
  • N Fernandez

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. ncbi Solitary fibrous tumor arising from the mesentery of adult patients. Report of two cases and review of the literature
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 55:203-7. 2014
    ..1 is the first reported that has been removed through laparoscopic surgery. Radical surgery remains the treatment of choice. The unpredictable behavior of SFTs requires a careful, close, long-term follow-up...
  2. ncbi Schwannomatosis presenting as pancreatic and submandibular gland schwannoma
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:817-22. 2013
    ..Later, the patient developed three nodules in the right lung which were interpreted as schwannomas. To our knowledge, this is the first report of schwannomatosis presenting as pancreatic and salivary gland schwannomas...
  3. ncbi Incidental lipoma-like hibernoma arising from the adrenal gland: a well-differentiated liposarcoma mimicker
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain Electronic address
    Pathol Res Pract 209:812-6. 2013
    ..A diagnosis of lipoma-like hibernoma was made. Pathologists should be aware of this variant of hibernoma to avoid misdiagnosis and excessive treatment...
  4. doi Paratesticular cellular angiofibroma with atypical (bizarre) cells: case report and literature review
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 209:388-92. 2013
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the third case of CAF with atypical (bizarre) cells occurring in the paratesticular area. Pathologists should be aware of this morphological variation of CAF to avoid misdiagnosis and over-treatment...
  5. doi Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma: retrospective clinicopathologic study of 17 tumors with resection at a single institution and literature review
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Anatomical Pathology Department, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 209:208-14. 2013
    ..Symptomatic and left side tumors should undergo surgical excision with valve-spare surgery when possible. Surgical removal of PFE is safe, efficacious, and definitive...
  6. doi Mucin-secreting clear cell renal cell carcinoma. A rare variant of conventional renal cell carcinoma
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, 39008, Santander, Spain
    Ann Diagn Pathol 17:226-9. 2013
    ..It is of primary importance to distinguish mucin-secreting clear cell RCC from the metastasis of a mucin-secreting tumor to conventional RCC. Presence of mucin in a clear cell carcinoma does not exclude a renal origin...
  7. ncbi Incidental detection of oncocytosis in a renal biopsy specimen for idiopathic nephrotic syndrome
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Avda Valdecilla s n, ES 39011 Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 207:733-6. 2011
    ..As far as we are aware, renal oncocytosis incidentally discovered in a biopsy performed for the diagnosis of a medical disease of the kidney has not been reported...
  8. doi Pyogenic granuloma of the large intestine: case report and review of reported cases in the adult
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 208:687-90. 2012
    ..In large or deep lesions, a surgical excision may be necessary. Pathologists should be familiar with this condition so as to avoid overdiagnosis as a malignant vascular tumor...
  9. doi Sclerotic fibroma (storiform collagenoma)-like stroma in a fibroadenoma of axillary accessory breast tissue
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Anatomical Pathology Department, Marques de Valdecilla, University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 39:798-802. 2012
    ..The lesion should be differentiated from extraneural perineuroma, from the changes in fibroadenomas in Cowden's syndrome, from sclerosing lobular hyperplasia (fibroadenomatoid mastopathy) and from pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia...
  10. doi Simultaneous papillary fibroelastomas of the pulmonary and aortic valves
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Service of Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 208:315-7. 2012
    ..All surgically removed valvular lesions should be histopathologically examined to confirm the echocardiographic diagnosis...
  11. doi Bilateral xanthogranulomatous orchitis in a tetraplegic patient
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Pathology Department, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria and IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 208:62-4. 2012
    ..Since tissue destruction is a feature of this process, curative treatment required antibiotic therapy followed by bilateral excision of testes and epididymes...
  12. ncbi Subcutaneous ossifying lipoma: case report and review of the literature
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Avenida Valdecilla s n, E 39008 Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 34:788-92. 2007
    ..Lipomas can undergo a variety of changes, one of which is ossification. Ossifying lipoma (OL), independent of bone tissue, is rare. No case has been reported with this heading in the dermatopathological literature...
  13. ncbi Pilonidal sinus associated with cellular blue nevus. A previously unrecognized association
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 34:942-5. 2007
    ..Differential diagnoses included atypical CBN, borderline melanocytic tumor and malignant melanoma. Radical excision provides a good prognosis for the rare association consisting of a common disease such as PS with the uncommon CBN...
  14. ncbi Prichard's structures of the fossa ovalis are age-related phenomena composed of nonreplicating endothelial cells: the cardiac equivalent of cutaneous senile angioma
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    APMIS 115:1234-40. 2007
    ..We propose that Prichard's structures are the cardiac equivalent of cutaneous senile angioma...
  15. doi Pedunculated polypoid lymphangioma of the anal canal
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 58:442-4. 2008
    ..7 x 1.3 x 1 cm in a 40-year-old woman. A pedicle does not exclude the endoscopic diagnosis of lymphangioma. Lymphangioma must be included in the differential diagnosis of polypoid lesions of the anal canal...
  16. ncbi Localized eosinophilic (Langerhans' cell) granuloma of the lower lip. A lesion that may cause diagnostic error
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 36:1109-13. 2009
    ..Labial eosinophilic (Langerhans' cell) granuloma should be considered in the histological differential diagnosis in cases with atypical polymorphous infiltrates including large pale cells...
  17. doi Clinically unapparent melanocytic nevi on the prepuce
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 36:444-7. 2009
    ..Melanocytic nevi from the genitalia are uncommon. Nevi on the vulva are much better described than nevi on male genitalia. To our knowledge, a systematic study of preputial melanocytic nevi has not been reported...
  18. ncbi Concurrent xanthogranulomatous orchiepididymitis and seminoma in the same testis
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 60:55-8. 2010
    ..Pathologists should be aware of this concurrence of lesions to avoid potential misdiagnosis. Wide sampling of the orchidectomy specimens with XGO is mandatory to exclude an occult seminoma...
  19. ncbi Non-compaction of the ventricular myocardium: a cardiomyopathy in search of a pathoanatomical definition
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Histol Histopathol 25:495-503. 2010
    ..It is likely that surgical pathologists will find this entity more frequently due to involvement in transplantation teams...
  20. doi Nodular spindle cell proliferation in the wall of a varicose vein mimicking Kaposi's sarcoma
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Anatomical Pathology Department, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 38:376-80. 2011
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  21. ncbi The nipple-areola complex epidermis: a prospective systematic study in adult autopsies
    Jose Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:787-93. 2010
    ..05). The prevalence of these mites was seen to remain steady along the years since the third decade. Demodex mites are common parasites of human nipple and are apparently of no pathologic significance...
  22. doi Mucin-producing renal oncocytoma. An undescribed variant of oncocytoma
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 207:271-4. 2011
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  23. ncbi Pagetoid dyskeratosis is a frequent incidental finding in hemorrhoidal disease
    J F Val-Bernal
    Departamento de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Avda Valdecilla 1, E 39008 Santander, Spain
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:1058-62. 2001
    ..It has been suggested that friction is the most probable inductor of the lesion. To the best of our knowledge, pagetoid cells have not been reported in surgically resected hemorrhoids...
  24. ncbi Extragenital subcutaneous cellular angiofibroma. Case report
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    APMIS 115:254-8. 2007
    ..Extragenital CAF, except for location, shows similar clinicopathological features to genital CAF. Simple tumorectomy appears to be adequate treatment. Morphologically, CAF is closely related to spindle cell lipoma...
  25. ncbi Lingual subgemmal neurogenous plaques with pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia: incidental pseudomalignant condition
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 56:462-5. 2006
    ..Awareness of the morphological spectrum of subgemmal neurogenous plaques can avoid the overdiagnosis of these lesions as neural tumors or squamous cell carcinoma...
  26. ncbi Symptomatic solitary right renal vein aneurysm: a case report
    J F Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Cardiovasc Pathol 9:29-32. 2000
    ..Renal venography is indicated for the diagnosis of these lesions...
  27. ncbi Cutaneous lipomatous neurofibroma: characterization and frequency
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 32:274-9. 2005
    ..There are numerous variants of cutaneous neurofibroma reflecting its manner of growth and histologic composition. Lipomatous neurofibroma is the latest described variant with only eight cases reported...
  28. ncbi Papillary adenoma of the kidney with mucinous secretion
    J F Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Histol Histopathol 16:387-92. 2001
    ..Mucin production suggests that renal papillary adenoma and papillary renal cell carcinoma are actually not two independent biological processes, but a continuum of one biological process...
  29. ncbi Soft-tissue angiomatosis in adulthood: a case in the forearm showing a prominent myxoid adipose tissue component mimicking liposarcoma
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 55:155-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, angiomatosis might simulate liposarcoma, particularly if the mass is large, heterogeneous, myxoid and appears later in life...
  30. ncbi Anticipated diagnosis of left atrial myxoma following histological investigation of limb embolectomy specimens: a report of two cases
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 53:489-94. 2003
    ..Calretinin is a useful marker in the differential diagnosis of cardiac myxoma with a myxoid thrombus. The necessity of histological examination of the embolectomy material is stressed...
  31. ncbi Cardiac epithelioid angiosarcoma presenting as cutaneous metastases
    J F Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, and Service of Oncology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Cutan Pathol 28:265-70. 2001
    ..The tumor may present abruptly with a fulminant clinical course. Initial presentation with metastatic disease is rare. Only one case has been reported of a patient who presented with cutaneous metastases...
  32. ncbi Churg-Strauss syndrome and sudden cardiac death
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Cardiovasc Pathol 12:94-7. 2003
    ..This variant of the syndrome may be fulminant and present as sudden cardiac death. This form can only be elucidated by autopsy study...
  33. ncbi Fibroepithelioma of pinkus with tumor giant cells
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Am J Dermatopathol 24:336-9. 2002
    ..In fibroepithelioma of Pinkus, the correct diagnosis depends primarily on the architectural pattern of the tumor rather than on its cytologic features...
  34. ncbi Cutaneous lipomatous neurofibroma
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Am J Dermatopathol 24:246-50. 2002
    ..This acquired lesion could arise from local stem cells. The old suggestion that neuroectoderm is capable of mesenchymal differentiation may be relevant to the histogenesis of this neoplasm...
  35. ncbi Incidental localized (solitary) epithelial mesothelioma of the pericardium: case report and literature review
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marqués de Vadecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Avda Vadecilla 1, E 39008 Santander, Spain
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:181-5. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, in contrast to diffuse tumors, complete surgical excision may be curative. Differential diagnosis includes solitary fibrous tumor, synovial sarcoma, epithelioid angiosarcoma, and adenomatoid tumor of the pericardium...
  36. ncbi Myxoma of the renal capsule
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 200:835-40. 2005
    ..It is important to consider a renal capsular myxoma when examining lesions at this anatomic site to avoid misdiagnoses and to ensure that the patient receives appropriate treatment and prognostic information...
  37. ncbi Incidental detection of an asymptomatic papillary fibroelastoma on a control biopsy of a heart transplant recipient
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Medical Faculty, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, University of Cantabria, ES 39008 Santander, Spain
    Cardiovasc Pathol 14:280-2. 2005
    ..Papillary fibroelastoma (PFE) of the right ventricle is a rare lesion. This tumor has not been described in the heart of a cardiac transplant recipient...
  38. ncbi Pagetoid dyskeratosis of the cervix: an incidental histologic finding in uterine prolapse
    J F Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Am J Surg Pathol 24:1518-23. 2000
    ..The pathologist should be aware of the histologic features of pagetoid dyskeratosis in the ectocervix to avoid misdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment. Routine histologic study is usually sufficient to identify the lesion...
  39. ncbi Ectopic epididymal tissue in appendix testis
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Departamento de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Universidad de Cantabria, Avda Valdecilla s n, ES 39008, Santander, Spain
    Virchows Arch 449:373-5. 2006
    ..Awareness of this aberrant tissue avoids misinterpretation as a transected functional reproductive structure...
  40. ncbi Polypoid (pedunculated) subepicardial lipoma: a cardiac lesion resembling the epiploic appendage
    J F Val-Bernal
    Anatomical Pathology Department, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Cardiovasc Pathol 9:55-7. 2000
    ..The lipoma was an incidental finding at autopsy. The twisted lesion showed many similarities with the infarcted epiploic appendages observed in the visceral peritoneum...
  41. ncbi Incidental in vivo detection of an isolated hemangioma of the aortic valve in a man with a history of renal transplantation
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Departamento de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Avda Valdecilla 1, Santander 39008, Spain
    Virchows Arch 449:121-3. 2006
    ..In 50% of cases the hemangioma is an incidental finding at autopsy or in a removed valve. Valve aortic hemangioma, despite its rarity, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of vascular lesions of this cardiac valve...
  42. ncbi Isolated (localized) idiopathic granulomatous (giant cell) vasculitis in an intramuscular lipoma
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Medical Faculty, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, University of Cantabria, Avda Valdecilla 1, ES 39008 Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 202:171-6. 2006
    ..It is important to distinguish cases of isolated intratumorous IGV from systemic disease, because the latter implies a poor prognosis and requires an aggressive treatment...
  43. ncbi Association of cystic nephroma with angiomyolipoma in the same kidney
    J F Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 196:583-8. 2000
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this combination of neoplasms has not yet been described before. This rare situation emphasizes the need for careful diagnosis and the correct management of coincident renal neoplasms...
  44. ncbi Pneumopolycystic endometritis
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:258-61. 2006
    ..Recognition of pneumopolycystic endometritis is important because this condition does not represent an aggressive life-threatening infection, and spontaneous resolution is to be expected...
  45. ncbi Isolated non-compaction of the left ventricular myocardium in an adult treated with heart transplantation
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 56:35-9. 2006
    ..It is likely that surgical pathologists will encounter this entity more frequently due to involvement in transplantation teams...
  46. ncbi Incidental in vivo detection of an epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the mitral valve
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 55:644-8. 2005
    ..Although EHE can present a histologically benign appearance, the correct pathological diagnosis is clinically important because the lesion can be potentially malignant. Regular follow up is suggested due to this potential...
  47. ncbi Concurrent tubulovillous adenoma and transitional cell carcinoma associated with diffuse gastric and intestinal metaplasia of the defunctioned ureter
    J Fernando Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Res Pract 197:507-13. 2001
    ..The patient died 76 days after admission. The dismal prognosis of our case was determined by the advanced anatomical stage and the histological high grade of the transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter...
  48. ncbi Postoperative spindle cell nodule of the breast: Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferation following endo-surgery
    Maria Francisca Garijo
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, Medical Faculty, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Pathol Int 58:787-91. 2008
    ..Recognition of this reactive lesion will avoid overdiagnosis of spindle cell malignant tumor. Attention to clinicopathological and histological features should result in accurate recognition of this lesion...
  49. ncbi Surgery of cosmetic sequelae after breast-conserving therapy
    Sara Regaño
    Hospital Marques de Valdecilla, Breast Surgery Unit, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Breast J 16:389-93. 2010
    ....
  50. ncbi Needle-wire-guided breast tumor excision
    Fernando Hernanz
    University of Cantabria, Breast Unit, Cardenal Herrera Oria, 39011 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
    J Surg Oncol 94:165-6. 2006
    ..Needles are used as markers showing optimal excision margins, especially at conflicting points...
  51. doi Reduction mammaplasty: an advantageous option for breast conserving surgery in large-breasted patients
    Fernando Hernanz
    Department of Surgery, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Surg Oncol 19:e95-e102. 2010
    ....
  52. ncbi Image of the month. Mammary hamartoma
    Fernando Hernanz
    Division of General Surgery, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Arch Surg 142:201-2. 2007
  53. ncbi C4d immunohistochemical staining is a sensitive method to confirm immunoreactant deposition in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue in membranous glomerulonephritis
    J F Val-Bernal
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Marques de Valdecilla University Hospital, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Histol Histopathol 26:1391-7. 2011
    ..C4d immunostaining, using an IP method, deserves a place as an adjunct method in the biopsy diagnosis of MGN...
  54. doi Giant hamartoma of the breast treated by the mammaplasty approach
    Fernando Hernanz
    ANZ J Surg 78:216-7. 2008