Annikka Weissferdt

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary vascular tumors of the lungs: a review
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 14:296-308. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The histomorphologic spectrum of spindle cell thymoma
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 Electronic address
    Hum Pathol 45:437-45. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Well-differentiated adenocarcinoma-bronchioloalveolar carcinoma-in situ adenocarcinoma: a conundrum
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 20:347-51. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Early-stage pulmonary adenocarcinoma (T1N0M0): a clinical, radiological, surgical, and pathological correlation of 104 cases. The MD Anderson Cancer Center Experience
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:1065-75. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Thymomas with prominent glandular differentiation: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 12 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:1612-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The impact of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on the histopathological assessment of thymomas: a clinicopathological correlation of 28 cases treated with a similar regimen
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lung 191:379-83. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Myxoid adrenocortical carcinoma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 7 cases, including 1 case with lipomatous metaplasia
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Dept of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:780-6. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Desmoplastic spindle cell thymomas: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 14 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:623-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Staging of primary mediastinal tumors
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 20:1-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Micronodular thymic carcinoma with lymphoid hyperplasia: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of five cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 25:993-9. 2012

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Primary vascular tumors of the lungs: a review
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 14:296-308. 2010
    ..The tumoral conditions that will be addressed include hemangioma, lymphangioma, epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, angiosarcoma, and Kaposi's sarcoma. Their respective differential diagnoses will also be discussed...
  2. doi request reprint The histomorphologic spectrum of spindle cell thymoma
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 Electronic address
    Hum Pathol 45:437-45. 2014
    ..Familiarity with the histomorphologic spectrum of spindle cell thymomas is essential to diagnose these tumors correctly and distinguish them from other mediastinal spindle cell lesions that require different treatment modalities. ..
  3. doi request reprint Well-differentiated adenocarcinoma-bronchioloalveolar carcinoma-in situ adenocarcinoma: a conundrum
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 20:347-51. 2013
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  4. doi request reprint Early-stage pulmonary adenocarcinoma (T1N0M0): a clinical, radiological, surgical, and pathological correlation of 104 cases. The MD Anderson Cancer Center Experience
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:1065-75. 2013
    ..On the basis of our results, we consider that the outcome for patients with T1N0M0 disease is still best determined by appropriate staging rather than by changes in the pathology nomenclature of adenocarcinoma...
  5. doi request reprint Thymomas with prominent glandular differentiation: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 12 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:1612-6. 2013
    ..The possibility of a glandular component in thymomas should be kept in mind in the assessment of mediastinoscopic biopsies to avoid misdiagnosis for other neoplasms that may require different treatment modalities. ..
  6. doi request reprint The impact of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on the histopathological assessment of thymomas: a clinicopathological correlation of 28 cases treated with a similar regimen
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lung 191:379-83. 2013
    ..Twenty-eight patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy for invasive thymoma are presented...
  7. doi request reprint Myxoid adrenocortical carcinoma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 7 cases, including 1 case with lipomatous metaplasia
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Dept of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 139:780-6. 2013
    ..Contrary to previous reports proposing that the biologic behavior is similar to conventional ACC, our series seems to indicate that myxoid morphology is associated with more aggressive behavior...
  8. doi request reprint Desmoplastic spindle cell thymomas: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 14 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:623-7. 2013
    ..Clinical follow-up in 8 patients showed that all are alive and well 1 to 8 years after diagnosis. The current growth pattern of spindle cell thymomas is unusual and should be kept in mind when evaluating mediastinoscopic biopsies...
  9. doi request reprint Staging of primary mediastinal tumors
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 20:1-9. 2013
    ..This review will provide an overview of the staging of primary mediastinal tumors with special emphasis on more recent assessments in this particular area...
  10. doi request reprint Micronodular thymic carcinoma with lymphoid hyperplasia: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of five cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 25:993-9. 2012
    ..Awareness of this type of thymic carcinoma is important in order not to dismiss this tumor for a neoplasm of lower-grade malignancy...
  11. doi request reprint Primary pulmonary primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET): a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of six cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lung 190:677-83. 2012
    ..The clinicopathological and immunohistochemical features of six primary pulmonary primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) are reported...
  12. doi request reprint Thymic hyperplasia with lymphoepithelial sialadenitis (LESA)-like features: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 4 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Dept of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:816-22. 2012
    ..The clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical features are presented, and a possible relationship with thymic mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Thymomas with prominent signet ring cell-like features: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 10 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Pathology, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 43:1881-6. 2012
    ..The current cases highlight an unusual histologic growth pattern of thymomas that likely can be confused with other tumors of the anterior mediastinum that may require different treatment approaches and carry a different prognosis...
  14. doi request reprint Molecular aspects of thymic carcinoma
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lung Cancer 78:127-32. 2012
    ..Herein we provide an overview of the recent advances of the molecular analysis of thymic carcinoma with particular emphasis on the potential use for molecularly targeted therapies...
  15. doi request reprint HER family receptor and ligand status in thymic carcinoma
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lung Cancer 77:515-21. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Anaplastic thymic carcinoma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 6 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 43:874-7. 2012
    ..Anaplastic thymic carcinoma is a distinct morphological type of thymic carcinoma with an aggressive clinical course, which needs to be included in the differential diagnosis of tumors displaying giant cells in the anterior mediastinum...
  17. doi request reprint Primary mediastinal "thymic" seminomas
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 19:75-80. 2012
    ..A more detailed discussion of mediastinal GCTs is well beyond the scope of this review...
  18. ncbi request reprint Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor with postchemotherapy neuroblastoma-like differentiation
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Birmingham Children s Hospital, Department of Histopathology, West Midlands, UK
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 9:229-33. 2006
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  19. doi request reprint Spindle cell thymomas: an immunohistochemical study of 30 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 19:329-35. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Thymic carcinoma associated with multilocular thymic cyst: a clinicopathologic study of 7 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:1074-9. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Pax8 expression in thymic epithelial neoplasms: an immunohistochemical analysis
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:1305-10. 2011
    ..As Pax8 expression has been demonstrated to be limited to organs the development of which depends on this transcription factor, the possibility that the organogenesis of the thymic gland also depends on this factor should be explored...
  22. doi request reprint Malignant mesothelioma with prominent adenomatoid features: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 10 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:25-9. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Primary angiosarcomas of the anterior mediastinum: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 9 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Hum Pathol 41:1711-7. 2010
    ..Despite their histologic similarity to angiosarcomas at other sites, primary angiosarcomas of the anterior mediastinum appear to follow a more protracted clinical course than their counterparts in other organ systems...
  24. doi request reprint Primary MALT-type lymphoma of the thymus: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of six cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Lung 189:461-6. 2011
    ..Six cases of primary extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of the thymus (MALT [mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue]) are described...
  25. doi request reprint An intracapsular carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma with lung metastases composed exclusively of benign elements: histological evidence of a continuum between metastasizing pleomorphic adenoma and carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Cellular Pathology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green, B9 5SS, UK
    Pathol Res Pract 206:480-3. 2010
    ..The possibility that ca ex PA originates from a mPA, with intracapsular ca ex PA representing an intermediate lesion in a histological continuum, is discussed...
  26. doi request reprint Malignant biphasic tumors of the lungs
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 18:179-89. 2011
    ..In this study, the clinicopathologic features, immunohistochemical phenotype, molecular biological characteristics, and the differential diagnosis of these uncommon neoplasms are discussed...
  27. doi request reprint Thymomas I: a clinicopathologic correlation of 250 cases with emphasis on the World Health Organization schema
    Cesar A Moran
    Department of Pathology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 137:444-50. 2012
    ..The study herein described highlights that all thymomas had the potential to become invasive tumors...
  28. doi request reprint Primary rhabdoid adrenocortical carcinoma: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of three cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Histopathology 62:771-7. 2013
    ..We describe three cases of primary adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) with prominent rhabdoid features and study their clinicopathological and immunohistochemical properties...
  29. doi request reprint Thymic carcinoma, part 2: a clinicopathologic correlation of 33 cases with a proposed staging system
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Dept of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:115-21. 2012
    ..Our proposed schema seems to correlate well with survival and seems to be more practical than prior systems...
  30. doi request reprint Thymic carcinoma, part 1: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 65 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Dept of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:103-14. 2012
    ..Lymph node status and tumor size seem to be important prognostic factors. The Masaoka staging system does not seem to reliably predict outcome...
  31. doi request reprint Adenomatoid spindle cell thymomas: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 20 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:1544-9. 2010
    ..The cases herein described highlight the importance of recognizing this unusual pattern of spindle cell thymomas to avoid misdiagnosis with other tumors, namely, when dealing with small mediastinoscopic biopsies...
  32. doi request reprint Adrenocortical carcinoma: a comprehensive immunohistochemical study of 40 cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Departments of Pathology GI Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 22:24-30. 2014
    ..In addition, Pax8 is only rarely positive in ACC, which is a useful tool in their separation from renal neoplasms...
  33. doi request reprint Comparative immunohistochemical analysis of pulmonary and thymic neuroendocrine carcinomas using PAX8 and TTF-1
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:1554-60. 2013
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  34. doi request reprint WT1 expression in salivary gland pleomorphic adenomas: a reliable marker of the neoplastic myoepithelium
    Gerald Langman
    Department of Cellular Pathology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, West Midlands, UK
    Mod Pathol 24:168-74. 2011
    ..The role of this protein in influencing the mesenchymal-epithelial state of cells suggests that WT1 and the myoepithelial cell have an important role in the histogenesis of pleomorphic adenomas...
  35. doi request reprint Pulmonary salivary gland-type tumors with features of malignant mixed tumor (carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma): a clinicopathologic study of five cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 136:793-8. 2011
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  36. doi request reprint Microcystic squamous cell carcinoma of the lung: a clinicopathologic study of three cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Dept of Pathology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 136:436-41. 2011
    ..The importance of the recognition of this growth pattern lies in the separation from other often less aggressive pulmonary neoplasms or metastatic disease from a cutaneous tumor...
  37. doi request reprint Fatal diffuse alveolar damage associated with oxaliplatin administration
    Jack Watkins
    Division of Pharmacy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 10:198-202. 2011
    ..Other cases of pulmonary toxicity associated with oxaliplatin use are presented and the proposed pathophysiology of this rare occurrence is discussed...
  38. doi request reprint Lipomatous tumors of the anterior mediastinum with muscle differentiation: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of three cases
    Annikka Weissferdt
    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Virchows Arch 464:489-93. 2014
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