Shih Sung Chuang

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Affiliation: Chi-Mei Medical Center
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous nonmycotic T- and natural killer/T-cell lymphomas: diagnostic challenges and dilemmas
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan Department of Pathology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Pathology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:724-35. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection is significantly associated with malignant lymphoma in Taiwan, particularly with nodal and splenic marginal zone lymphomas
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 63:595-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma with seropositivity for anti-HTLV antibody from adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan County, Taiwan
    Int J Hematol 91:687-91. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint A clinicopathologic and molecular study of follicular lymphoma in Taiwan
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 6:314-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mantle cell lymphoma in Taiwan: clinicopathological and molecular study of 21 cases including one cyclin D1-negative tumor expressing cyclin D2
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Int 56:440-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicentric primary intestinal EBV-positive diffuse large B cell lymphoma of the elderly presenting with perforation
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Yung Kang, Tainan 710, Taiwan
    Int J Hematol 91:534-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint NK-cell lineage predicts poor survival in primary intestinal NK-cell and T-cell lymphomas
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan County, Taiwan 710
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1230-40. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute myelomonocytic leukemia with abnormal eosinophils: a case report with multi-modality diagnostic work-up
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Foundational Medical Center 901, Chung Hwa Rd, Yung Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan 710, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 29:532-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Primary cerebral diffuse large B-cell lymphoma relapsed solely in the skin with the same clonal origin
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Yung Kang City, Tainan County 710, Taiwan
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 17:77-81. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Intramucosal follicular lymphoma in the terminal ileum with nodal involvement
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Yung Kang City, Tainan County 710, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 203:691-4. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous nonmycotic T- and natural killer/T-cell lymphomas: diagnostic challenges and dilemmas
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan Department of Pathology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Pathology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:724-35. 2014
    ..Diagnostic dilemma in certain entities and cases with atypical clinicopathological features are discussed. ..
  2. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection is significantly associated with malignant lymphoma in Taiwan, particularly with nodal and splenic marginal zone lymphomas
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 63:595-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of HCV and lymphoma in Taiwan, in which HCV is endemic...
  3. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma with seropositivity for anti-HTLV antibody from adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan County, Taiwan
    Int J Hematol 91:687-91. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A clinicopathologic and molecular study of follicular lymphoma in Taiwan
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 6:314-8. 2006
    ..We conducted a retrospective study including history review, immunohistochemistry, and molecular study for the major breakpoint region (MBR) of t(14;18) and correlated these findings with survival...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mantle cell lymphoma in Taiwan: clinicopathological and molecular study of 21 cases including one cyclin D1-negative tumor expressing cyclin D2
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Int 56:440-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, it is confirmed that the usual morphological variants and aberrant immunophenotype of MCL in the West occur in Taiwan and that this disease carries a poor prognosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicentric primary intestinal EBV-positive diffuse large B cell lymphoma of the elderly presenting with perforation
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Yung Kang, Tainan 710, Taiwan
    Int J Hematol 91:534-8. 2010
    ..The patient passed away in 10 days. His poor outcome was probably due to perforation, age over 70, the presence of B symptoms, poor general condition, and high performance score...
  7. ncbi request reprint NK-cell lineage predicts poor survival in primary intestinal NK-cell and T-cell lymphomas
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan County, Taiwan 710
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1230-40. 2009
    ..Primary intestinal NK-cell lymphoma carries a very poor prognosis, and is probably a distinct entity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute myelomonocytic leukemia with abnormal eosinophils: a case report with multi-modality diagnostic work-up
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Foundational Medical Center 901, Chung Hwa Rd, Yung Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan 710, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 29:532-7. 2006
    ..This case illustrates a typical AMML Eo confirmed by a multi-modality diagnostic approach including morphology, cytochemistry, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and conventional cytogenetic study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Primary cerebral diffuse large B-cell lymphoma relapsed solely in the skin with the same clonal origin
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Yung Kang City, Tainan County 710, Taiwan
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 17:77-81. 2009
    ..The brain and skin tumors demonstrated the same clonal origin by B-cell clonality study followed by cloning and sequencing. To our knowledge, this is the first case of PCNSL relapsed solely in the skin with proven clonal identity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intramucosal follicular lymphoma in the terminal ileum with nodal involvement
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Yung Kang City, Tainan County 710, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 203:691-4. 2007
    ..This unusual case demonstrates that even an intramucosal FL exhibits the potential for nodal spread, which is evidence of lymphocytic trafficking within the lymphoid system...
  11. doi request reprint Lymphohistiocytic anaplastic large cell lymphoma involving skin: a diagnostic challenge
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 205:283-7. 2009
    ..In addition to B-and T-cell markers, (dermato) pathologists must be aware of this entity in cutaneous lymphohistiocytic proliferations and perform immunostaining for CD30 and ALK to reach a correct diagnosis...
  12. doi request reprint Perforation predicts poor prognosis in patients with primary intestinal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    S S Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Tainan and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Histopathology 53:432-40. 2008
    ..To elucidate the clinicopathological features and prognostic factors of primary intestinal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (PI-DLBL)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chronic lymphocytic leukemia with paraimmunoblastic transformation - with comparative genomic hybridization and review of the literature
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City 710, Tainan County, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 206:276-81. 2010
    ..The patient received chemotherapy and was alive with disease after 33.5 months...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sporadic paediatric and adult Burkitt lymphomas share similar phenotypic and genotypic features
    S S Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Tainan and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Histopathology 52:427-35. 2008
    ..To characterize the clinicopathological features of sporadic Burkitt lymphoma (BL)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of bone: a rare disorder with high frequency of T-cell phenotype in southern Taiwan
    Pin Pen Hsieh
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Leuk Lymphoma 47:65-70. 2006
    ..As compared to the Western series, the cases showed a striking male predominance, higher percentage of axial skeleton involvement, higher relative frequency of T-lineage tumors and poorer prognosis...
  16. doi request reprint NK-cell lymphoma with nodal presentation and expression of cutaneous lymphocyte-associated antigen
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan 710, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 206:463-6. 2010
    ..More studies are needed to elucidate the prognostic impact of CLA expression in T cell and NK-cell lymphomas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Natural killer cell lymphoma of small intestine with features of enteropathy but lack of association with celiac disease
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Foundation Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Hum Pathol 35:639-42. 2004
    ..The patient died of repeated gastrointestinal bleeding and sepsis at 2 months. Differential diagnosis of this unique nasal-type NK-cell lymphoma with enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma is discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Histopathology and immunohistochemistry in distinguishing Burkitt lymphoma from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with very high proliferation index and with or without a starry-sky pattern: a comparative study with EBER and FISH
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan Departments of Pathology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:558-64. 2007
    ..We can confidently distinguish BL from DLBCL-HPSS by using histopathologic and immunohistochemical (CD10, bcl-2, bcl-6, Ki-67) methods without the aid of EBER and FISH in the great majority of cases...
  19. doi request reprint Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma of cytotoxic T-cell phenotype containing a large B-cell proliferation with an undersized B-cell clonal product
    Yung Liang Liao
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 18:185-9. 2010
    ..Our case illustrates that polymerase chain reaction amplicons outside the expected size ranges may still be clonal products...
  20. ncbi request reprint Detecting clonal rearrangement in non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in Taiwan by polymerase chain reaction
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Foundation Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:117-21. 2003
    ..This is the first large series of PCR clonality study of IgH and TCRgamma gene rearrangements on NHLs from Taiwan. We have confirmed that this rapid method is a sensitive diagnostic tool for NHLs...
  21. ncbi request reprint High frequency of t(11;18) in gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas in Taiwan, including one patient with high-grade transformation
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Tainan, Taiwan
    Br J Haematol 120:97-100. 2003
    ..One patient, with subsequent high-grade transformation, showed the translocation in low- and high-grade lesions. t(11;18) was frequent in Chinese gastric MALT lymphomas and unusually one transformed lymphoma carried the translocation...
  22. ncbi request reprint T-cell and NK/T-cell lymphomas in southern Taiwan: a study of 72 cases in a single institute
    David Lu
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan
    Leuk Lymphoma 45:923-8. 2004
    ..CD56 is a specific but not very sensitive marker while EBER is most reliable for the diagnosis of NK/T-cell lymphoma. CD10 is a useful marker to differentiate AITL from PTLu...
  23. doi request reprint Bcl-6 expression and lactate dehydrogenase level predict prognosis of primary gastric diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Kun Ming Chung
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 112:382-9. 2013
    ..The gastrointestinal tract is the most common site of primary extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and the prognostic factors of primary gastric diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (PG-DLBCL) differ in various studies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Floral leukemic cells transformed from marginal zone lymphoma
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 204:23-6. 2008
    ..Our findings broaden the cytological spectra of leukemic cells in MZL and illustrate the importance of immunophenotyping...
  25. doi request reprint A parallel comparison of T-cell clonality assessment between an in-house PCR assay and the BIOMED-2 assay leading to an efficient and cost-effective strategy
    Szu Yin Kuo
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 64:536-42. 2011
    ..This parallel study aimed to compare the sensitivity of the in-house TCRG primers (two reactions) and the BIOMED-2 TCR primers (six reactions) in an attempt to develop a sensitive and cost-effective strategy for TCR-GR assessment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus is rarely associated with diffuse large B cell lymphoma in Taiwan and carries a trend for a shorter median survival time
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Departments of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 67:326-32. 2014
    ..The frequency is higher in Japan and Korea but lower in the West, while the status in Taiwan has not been reported yet...
  27. doi request reprint Follicular lymphoma in Taiwan: a low frequency of t(14;18), with grade 3A tumours more closely related to grade 3B than to low-grade tumours
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Tainan, Taiwan
    Histopathology 63:1-12. 2013
    ..To investigate t(14;18)/IGH-BCL2 in follicular lymphoma (FL) cases from Taiwan...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rapidly fatal leukemia comprising pleomorphic large granular lymphocytes: a report of 2 cases
    Khin Than Win
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Anal Quant Cytopathol Histpathol 35:232-6. 2013
    ..Morphologically, neoplastic LGLs of T cell lineage (T-LGLLs) are usually indistinguishable from normal LGLs, while there is a wide morphological range of aggressive NK cell leukemia (ANKL)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fatal HHV-8-associated hemophagocytic syndrome in an HIV-negative immunocompetent patient with plasmablastic variant of multicentric Castleman disease (plasmablastic microlymphoma)
    Chien Feng Li
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Foundation Medical Center, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Yung Kang City, Tainan 710, Taiwan
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:123-7. 2006
    ..We speculated that our patient developed VAHS under the cytokine storm associated with the proliferating HHV-8-infected plasmablasts, similar to the EBV-triggered VAHS in patients with EBV-associated T-cell lymphoma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Follicular lymphoma with many circulating buttock cells: a leukemic presentation mimicking mantle cell leukemia
    Yen Chuan Hsieh
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Foundational Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Am J Hematol 81:294-5. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint A 70-year-old man with multiple intra-abdominal masses and liver and spleen metastases. Intra-abdominal follicular dendritic cell sarcoma with liver and spleen metastases
    Chien Feng Li
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yungkang City, Tainan, Taiwan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:e130-1. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological features of primary intestinal lymphoma in Taiwan: a study of 21 resected cases
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 198:381-8. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Primary brain lymphoma: a report of eight cases from a medical center in southern Taiwan
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:172-9. 2002
    ..Primary brain lymphoma (PBL) in Taiwan has been reported only in three series with very limited immunophenotypic characterization...
  34. ncbi request reprint Synchronous CIN 3 and cervical lymphoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Wan Ting Huang
    Department of Pathology, Chang Gung University and Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 201:521-6. 2005
    ..Neither human papillomavirus nor Epstein-Barr virus was identified by polymerase chain reaction or in situ hybridization. The patient developed leukemic spreading and died soon after surgery...
  35. pmc Hairy cell leukemia and variant in Taiwan: report of a variant case and literature review
    Yen Chuan Hsieh
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang, Tainan, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 4:183-9. 2011
    ..A multimodality approach incorporating hematological findings, cytomorphology, histopathology, cytochemistry, complete immunophenotyping and clinical features is needed to identify and characterize such cases in Taiwan...
  36. ncbi request reprint Primary bony peripheral T-cell lymphoma mimicking nasal type NK/T-cell lymphoma: a case report
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 198:369-73. 2002
    ..We emphasize the importance of detailed immunohistochemical and gene rearrangement studies for the classification of malignant lymphomas via a very rare primary bony lymphoma of peripheral T-cell subtype...
  37. ncbi request reprint Immunophenotyping of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphomas by multiparameter flow cytometry
    Po Shing Lee
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yungkang City, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 199:539-45. 2003
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report to demonstrate CD10-expressing T-cells in AITL by FCM...
  38. ncbi request reprint Primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the gallbladder with cholelithiasis masquerading as acute cholecystitis: case report and literature review
    Wan Ting Huang
    Department of Pathology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83305, Taiwan, ROC
    N Z Med J 120:U2470. 2007
    ..The mean and median survival of 15 patients with complete follow-up information is 75 and 36 months, respectively. Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma seems to carry a longer survival than non-MALT lymphomas...
  39. doi request reprint Primary gastrointestinal follicular lymphoma: a clinicopathologic study of 13 cases from Taiwan
    Wan Ting Huang
    Department of Pathology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:997-1002. 2008
    ..Primary gastrointestinal follicular lymphoma (GIFL) is rare and most commonly occurs in the elder women with indolent clinical course, mainly in the duodenum and terminal ileum. We conducted this study to characterize GIFL in Taiwan...
  40. doi request reprint Therapy-related acute lymphoblastic leukemia with t(4;11)(q21;q23) masqueraded as marrow lymphocytosis in a patient with breast cancer
    Yen Hsun Chen
    Division of Hemato Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Liouying Hospital, 901 Chung Hwa Road, Tainan, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 28:173-7. 2012
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Upper aerodigestive tract lymphoma in Taiwan
    Shang Wen Chen
    Division of Hemato Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 63:888-93. 2010
    ..To better understand the spectrum of primary lymphomas in the upper aerodigestive tract, a common site of extranodal lymphoma...
  42. doi request reprint SOX11 is useful in differentiating cyclin D1-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma from mantle cell lymphoma
    Shih Chuan Hsiao
    Department of Hemato Oncology, St Martin de Porres Hospital, Chia Yi, Taiwan Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Department of Histopathology, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, University College London, London Molecular Malignancy Laboratory and Department of Histopathology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Tainan Department of Pathology, St Martin de Porres Hospital, Chia Yi Department of Pathology, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Histopathology 61:685-693. 2012
    ..Conclusions:  Cyclin D1-positive DLBCLs are rare, and they are negative for SOX11 or CCND1 aberration. SOX11 is useful in differentiating cyclin D1-positive DLBCL from MCL...
  43. pmc High MET gene copy number predicted poor prognosis in primary intestinal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Wan Ting Huang
    Department of Pathology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Diagn Pathol 8:16. 2013
    ..MET is a proto-oncogene with its copy number (CN) alterations been reported in some cancers, but not in primary intestinal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (PI-DLBL) yet...
  44. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic large cell lymphoma--a rare disorder in southern Taiwan
    Ching Nan Lin
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chunghwa Road, Yungkang City, Tainan County 710, Taiwan
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:1727-31. 2003
    ..A larger national or multi-institutional study is needed for further characterization of ALCL in Taiwan...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ectopic cervical thymoma: a mimic of T-lymphoblastic lymphoma
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 199:633-5. 2003
    ..Awareness of ectopic cervical thymoma, careful microscopic examination, and a proper selection of antibodies for immunohistochemistry will lead to the correct diagnosis...
  46. ncbi request reprint High dose chemotherapy and allogenic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma evolving from intra-abdominal plasmacytoma
    Kun Ming Chung
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:557-60. 2002
    ..The patient was well and alive without evidence of disease 4 years after wide excision of the recurrence of chest wall solitary plasmacytoma and local radiotherapy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma with cutaneous involvement: a case report with subtle histologic changes and clonal T-cell proliferation
    Chien Tai Huang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yungkang City, Tainan County, Taiwan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:e122-4. 2004
    ..Awareness of the history of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma with ancillary studies, including clonality testing for T-cell receptor gene rearrangement, is crucial for reaching an accurate diagnosis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Plasmablastic cytomorphologic features in plasma cell neoplasms in immunocompetent patients are significantly associated with EBV
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:339-44. 2007
    ..These tumors may have been driven by EBV to gain the plasmablastic cytomorphologic features and high proliferation fraction. A large cohort study is needed to clarify the prognostic impact of EBV on immunocompetent patients with MM...
  49. pmc Pulmonary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma with strong nuclear B-cell CLL/lymphoma 10 (BCL10) expression and novel translocation t(1;2)(p22;p12)/immunoglobulin kappa chain-BCL10
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan Taipei Medical University, Taipei City, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 60:727-8. 2007
  50. doi request reprint Aberrant expression of CD19 and CD43 in a patient with therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia and a history of mantle cell lymphoma
    Yen Chuan Hsieh
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 25:389-94. 2009
    ..This case illustrates the importance of morphologic examination and performing a complete antibody panel in the diagnosis of a suspected relapse in patients with a prior history of lymphoma...
  51. doi request reprint Nasopharyngeal carcinoma with pericardial metastasis
    Shang Wen Chen
    Division of Hemato Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 27:289-91. 2011
    ..The tumor cells of both the original and metastatic tumors were positive for Epstein-Barr virus by in situ hybridization. This is the first histologically confirmed case of NPC with pericardial metastasis...
  52. doi request reprint Pediatric follicular lymphoma: a report of the first 3 cases from Taiwan and literature review
    Sheau Fang Yang
    Department of Pathology, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:661-8. 2011
    ....
  53. pmc Cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis with fatal haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a paediatric patient with perforin gene mutation
    Rong Long Chen
    Division of Paediatric Hematology Oncology, Cancer Centre, Chi Mei Medical Centre, Liou Ying Campus, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 60:1168-9. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in southern Taiwan: a clinicopathologic study of 93 resected cases
    Chien Feng Li
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, 901 Chunghwa Road, Yung Kang City, Tainan County 710, Taiwan
    Pathol Res Pract 201:1-9. 2005
    ..Tumor size and mitotic activity were useful predictors of malignancy...
  55. ncbi request reprint CD52 expression in non-mycotic T- and NK/T-cell lymphomas
    Sheng Tsung Chang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:117-21. 2007
    ..The authors recommend performing CD52 immunostaining for future clinical trials of alemtuzumab on TCL patients and to correlate the staining results with treatment outcome...
  56. doi request reprint CD4 and CD8 double-negative adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma with monomorphic cells expressing CD99: a diagnostic challenge in a country non-endemic for human T-cell leukemia virus
    Tsung Hsien Lin
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Pathol Int 63:132-7. 2013
    ..Our case showed that ATLL with atypical morphology and immunophenotype in HTLV non-endemic areas might pose a diagnostic challenge and CD99 expression is frequent in ATLL...
  57. doi request reprint Cutaneous peripheral T-cell lymphoma of cytotoxic phenotype mimicking extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma
    Shien Tung Pan
    Department of Pathology, Hsin Chu General Hospital, Hsin Chu City, Taiwan
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:e17-20. 2011
    ..Detailed clinicopathologic and molecular studies of similar cases may shed light on the prognostic impact of NK vs. T-cell lineage on extranodal NK/T-cell lymphomas...
  58. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the expression and prognostic significance of differentiation markers between diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of central nervous system origin and peripheral nodal origin
    Ching Hung Lin
    Department of Oncology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Cancer Res 12:1152-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the expression frequencies and prognostic significance of a panel of cell differentiation markers between these two disease entities...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of congenital mesoblastic nephroma in mid-second trimester by sonography and magnetic resonance imaging
    Wen Yin Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan City, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Prenat Diagn 23:927-31. 2003
    ..To our knowledge, this is the youngest reported gestational age for prenatal diagnosis of CMN and it is the second case of CMN associated with fetal hydrops detected prenatally...
  60. ncbi request reprint Search for the tumor-related proteins of transition cell carcinoma in Taiwan by proteomic analysis
    Kun Hung Sheng
    Department of Urology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Proteomics 6:1058-65. 2006
    ..The immunohistochemical staining of grade II and III TCC samples with antiserum to annexin I protein was utilized to confirm that the annexin I protein is up-regulated in grade III TCC...
  61. pmc Nasopharyngeal alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma expressing CD56: a mimicker of extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma
    Khin Than Win
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center Tainan, Taiwan Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat Sen Cancer Center Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 7:451-5. 2014
    ..ARMS should be included as a differential diagnosis, and a correct diagnosis can be reached only after a high index of suspicion and a thorough histological examination with the aid of ancillary studies. ..
  62. ncbi request reprint The presence of clusters of plasmacytoid dendritic cells is a helpful feature for differentiating lupus panniculitis from subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma
    Jau Yu Liau
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Histopathology 62:1057-66. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether PDCs are differentially present in these two diseases and can be utilized to differentiate them. Conventional histopathological features were also compared...
  63. doi request reprint Cutaneous EBV-positive γδ T-cell lymphoma vs. extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma: a case report and literature review
    Wei Wen Yu
    Department of Dermatology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Cutan Pathol 40:310-6. 2013
    ..We review the literature on EBER-positive γδ T-cell lymphoma and discuss the diagnostic dilemma using the current WHO classification system. ..
  64. ncbi request reprint Tissue microarray analysis of interleukin-20 expression
    Chung Hsi Hsing
    Institute of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Cytokine 35:44-52. 2006
    ..Our data provide valuable references for further investigation of the biological functions and clinical implications of IL-20 in humans...
  65. ncbi request reprint Suppression of plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 following montelukast treatment in childhood asthma
    Shih Sung Chuang
    Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Int 49:918-22. 2007
    ..Montelukast and ketotifen are commonly prescribed anti-inflammatory medications used in the treatment of childhood asthma...