E J Rushing

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Affiliation: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Subependymoma revisited: clinicopathological evaluation of 83 cases
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurooncol 85:297-305. 2007
  2. ncbi Erdheim-Chester disease of the brain: cytological features and differential diagnosis of a challenging case
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 31:420-2. 2004
  3. ncbi Germinoma: unusual imaging and pathological characteristics. Report of two cases
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:143-8. 2006
  4. ncbi Erdheim-Chester disease mimicking a primary brain tumor. Case report
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:1115-8. 2004
  5. ncbi Basic pathology of the peripheral nerve
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 14:43-53, vii. 2004
  6. doi Correlation of p63 immunoreactivity with tumor grade in meningiomas
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:38-42. 2008
  7. ncbi Occult leptomeningeal large cell medulloblastoma in an adult
    E J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 28:188-92. 2009
  8. pmc Primary extracranial meningiomas: an analysis of 146 cases
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Head Neck Pathol 3:116-30. 2009
  9. ncbi Central nervous system meningiomas in the first two decades of life: a clinicopathological analysis of 87 patients
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:489-95. 2005
  10. ncbi Neuropathology of the brain and spinal cord in human West Nile virus infection
    J P Bouffard
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 23:59-61. 2004

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  1. ncbi Subependymoma revisited: clinicopathological evaluation of 83 cases
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurooncol 85:297-305. 2007
    ..Subependymomas are rare ependymal neoplasms. To date, a large clinicopathologic study of these benign neoplasms treated with modern neurosurgical techniques has not been reported...
  2. ncbi Erdheim-Chester disease of the brain: cytological features and differential diagnosis of a challenging case
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 31:420-2. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report detailing the cytopathological features of ECD...
  3. ncbi Germinoma: unusual imaging and pathological characteristics. Report of two cases
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:143-8. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of diffuse germinoma was confirmed, and the patient was treated with adjunctive chemotherapy. Although uncommon, germ cell tumors can present outside the midline and exhibit a multifocal growth pattern...
  4. ncbi Erdheim-Chester disease mimicking a primary brain tumor. Case report
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:1115-8. 2004
    ..This case represents the first isolated occurrence of intracranial ECD and its potential to mimic glial neoplasms...
  5. ncbi Basic pathology of the peripheral nerve
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 14:43-53, vii. 2004
    ..The article is organized into sections on normal histology, routine morphologic techniques used in the study of peripheral nerve, and the basic disease patterns, followed by a brief discussion of selected neuropathies...
  6. doi Correlation of p63 immunoreactivity with tumor grade in meningiomas
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:38-42. 2008
    ..Our results indicate a good correlation exists between histological grade and p63 protein expression, suggesting that p63 expression might be correlated with the clinical outcome...
  7. ncbi Occult leptomeningeal large cell medulloblastoma in an adult
    E J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 28:188-92. 2009
    ..Large cell medulloblastoma is an uncommon malignancy of childhood that often pursues an aggressive clinical course. We report the first case of this entity in an adult that proved to be an unsuspected primary leptomeningeal tumor...
  8. pmc Primary extracranial meningiomas: an analysis of 146 cases
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Head Neck Pathol 3:116-30. 2009
    ..Awareness of this diagnosis in an unexpected location will help to avoid potential difficulties associated with the diagnosis and management of these tumors...
  9. ncbi Central nervous system meningiomas in the first two decades of life: a clinicopathological analysis of 87 patients
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:489-95. 2005
    ..The authors of this study sought to add to the limited available information regarding clinicopathological factors that influence outcome, disease progression, and survival in children with meningiomas...
  10. ncbi Neuropathology of the brain and spinal cord in human West Nile virus infection
    J P Bouffard
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 23:59-61. 2004
    ..To describe the histopathology of the brain and spinal cord in human West Nile virus (WNV) infection...
  11. ncbi Human cerebral infarct: a proposed histopathologic classification based on 137 cases
    Hernando Mena
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 108:524-30. 2004
    ..Neuronophagia is not a feature of cerebral infarcts...
  12. ncbi Analysis of chromosome 7 in adult and pediatric ependymomas using chromogenic in situ hybridization
    Mariarita Santi
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Neurooncol 72:25-8. 2005
    ..These results encourage further investigations with CISH on a larger scale to determine its merit as an ancillary diagnostic and prognostic tool...
  13. ncbi From the archives of the AFIP: medulloblastoma: a comprehensive review with radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Kelly K Koeller
    Department of Radiologic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 14th St at Alaska Ave, Bldg 54, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Radiographics 23:1613-37. 2003
    ..With continued research, treatment of these common neoplasms should improve, perhaps even achieving a cure in the future...
  14. ncbi From the archives of the AFIP: pilocytic astrocytoma: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Kelly K Koeller
    Department of Radiologic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 14th St at Alaska Ave, Bldg 54, Rm M 121, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Radiographics 24:1693-708. 2004
    ..Disseminated disease and recurrence are extremely rare...
  15. doi Focal myositis: a clinicopathologic study of 115 cases of an intramuscular mass-like reactive process
    Aaron Auerbach
    Department of Hematopathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1016-24. 2009
    ..We wanted to discuss the detailed morphologic and immunophenotypic features of the largest reported group of focal myositis patients...
  16. ncbi Malignant transformation of a dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor after radiation and chemotherapy
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 7:240-4. 2003
    ..The implications of malignant transformation in subtotally excised complex DNTs and the intriguing issue of the contribution of radiation/chemotherapy are discussed...
  17. ncbi Spinal cord malignant astrocytomas. Clinicopathologic features in 36 cases
    Mariarita Santi
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Cancer 98:554-61. 2003
    ..Malignant astrocytomas of the spinal cord are uncommon neoplasms with a dismal prognosis. To the authors' knowledge, little information has been published to date regarding the prognostic impact of clinicopathologic factors...
  18. ncbi Undiagnosed medulloblastoma presenting as fatal hemorrhage in a 14-year-old boy: case report and review of the literature
    Mariarita Santi
    Division of Pathology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:799-805. 2007
    ..On admission, a non-contrast computed tomography (CT) of the head showed a posterior fossa hemorrhagic mass...
  19. ncbi Rare giant cell ependymoma in an octogenarian. Case report and review of the literature
    Patrick B Cooper
    Department of Neurosurgery, National Capital Consortium, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:908-11. 2006
    ..The authors discuss the clinical presentation, radiological findings, pathological considerations, and surgical intervention in this patient and review the relevant literature...
  20. ncbi From the archives of the AFIP: Oligodendroglioma and its variants: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Kelly K Koeller
    Department of Radiologic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA
    Radiographics 25:1669-88. 2005
    ..Advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques and metabolic imaging play increasingly important roles in both pre- and postoperative assessment of these complex neoplasms...
  21. pmc A novel role of HLA class I in the pathology of medulloblastoma
    Courtney Smith
    Center for Cancer and Immunology Research, Children s Research Institute, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Transl Med 7:59. 2009
    ..However, in some cancer types MHC class I expression is associated with an unfavorable outcome. We explored the basis of MHC class I association with unfavorable prognostic marker expression in the case of medulloblastoma...
  22. doi High-grade astrocytomas show increased Nestin and Wilms's tumor gene (WT1) protein expression
    Elisabeth J Rushing
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 18:255-9. 2010
    ..Our results support the combined role of WT1 and nestin in glial tumorigenesis and progression...
  23. doi Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) in adults: review of four cases
    Addisalem T Makuria
    Department of Pathology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3900 Reservoir Road N W, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Neurooncol 88:321-30. 2008
    ..Although the prognosis is dismal in pediatric population, long term survival is possible in adult AT/RT cases after surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy...
  24. doi Chondromyxoid fibroma of the frontal bone in a teenager
    Nadja Kadom
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:53-6. 2009
    ..We present this child with the diagnosis of intracranial chondromyxoid fibroma with detailed neuroimaging and neuropathology correlations...
  25. doi From the archives of the AFIP: central nervous system infections associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection: radiologic-pathologic correlation
    Alice B Smith
    Departments of Radiologic Pathology and Neuropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA
    Radiographics 28:2033-58. 2008
    ..Knowledge of the spectrum of imaging findings of these infectious diseases, as well as the effect that treatment has on imaging appearances, is important in the evaluation of HIV-infected patients...
  26. pmc Primary spinal cord tumors of childhood: effects of clinical presentation, radiographic features, and pathology on survival
    John R Crawford
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Neurooncol 95:259-69. 2009
    ..While tumor grade and gross total resection rather than duration of symptoms correlated with survival in our series, greater than one-third of patients had reported symptoms greater than 6 months duration prior to diagnosis...
  27. doi WT1 and Bcl2 expression in melanocytic lesions of the conjunctiva: an immunohistochemical study of 123 cases
    Emiko Furusato
    Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:964-9. 2009
    ..We examined, for the first time, WT1 and Bcl2 expression in a variety of conjunctival melanocytic lesions to evaluate their diagnostic utility compared with other melanocytic markers...
  28. doi Immunoprofile of mesenchymal chondrosarcoma: aberrant desmin and EMA expression, retention of INI1, and negative estrogen receptor in 22 female-predominant central nervous system and musculoskeletal cases
    Julie C Fanburg-Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 14:8-14. 2010
    ..Retained INI1 separates these tumors from atypical teratoid tumor. Despite marked female predominance in our series, estrogen receptor is negative in mesenchymal chondrosarcoma...
  29. pmc Protein expression of platelet-derived growth factor receptor correlates with malignant histology and PTEN with survival in childhood gliomas
    Halldora K Thorarinsdottir
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Children s National Medical Center, 4th Floor West Wing, 111 Michigan Avenue, Northwest, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 14:3386-94. 2008
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  30. doi Sporadic cutaneous angiosarcomas generally lack hypoxia-inducible factor 1alpha: a histologic and immunohistochemical study of 45 cases
    Malak Abedalthagafi
    Department of Pathology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 14:15-22. 2010
    ..Cutaneous angiosarcoma generally lacks HIF-1alpha expression. Accordingly, the hypoxic response pathway is not thought to be a documentable common mechanism of angiogenesis in this entity...
  31. doi Reappraisal of mesenchymal chondrosarcoma: novel morphologic observations of the hyaline cartilage and endochondral ossification and beta-catenin, Sox9, and osteocalcin immunostaining of 22 cases
    Julie C Fanburg-Smith
    Department of Orthopedic and Soft Tissue Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Hum Pathol 41:653-62. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi Evaluation of NF2 gene deletion in pediatric meningiomas using chromogenic in situ hybridization
    Maria D Begnami
    Laboratory of Pathology, Surgical Pathology Section, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 15:110-5. 2007
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  33. ncbi The prognostic value of histological grading of posterior fossa ependymomas in children: a Children's Oncology Group study and a review of prognostic factors
    Tarik Tihan
    Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0102, USA
    Mod Pathol 21:165-77. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi Supratentorial extraventricular ependymal neoplasms: a clinicopathologic study of 32 patients
    Shanop Shuangshoti
    Section of Neuropathology, Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 103:2598-605. 2005
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The results of the current study suggest that there is no significant relation between histopathology, Ki-67 proliferation index, p53 immunolabeling, tumor ploidy, and biologic behavior...
  35. ncbi Evaluation of RB gene and cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors P21 and P27 in pleomorphic xantoastrocytoma
    Maria D Begnami
    Laboratory of Pathology, Surgical Pathology Section, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 14:113-8. 2006
    ..Additional studies are necessary to investigate whether cases with altered pRb and p27 expressions are associated with increased risk of recurrence or malignant transformation...
  36. doi External beam irradiation and the combination of cisplatin and carmustine followed by carmustine alone for the treatment of high-grade glioma: a phase 2 Southwest Oncology Group trial
    Deborah T Blumenthal
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Cancer 113:559-65. 2008
    ..Additional objectives included the estimation of response rate, the rate of disease stabilization, and the probability of 1-year survival...
  37. ncbi A 63-year-old woman with intractable back pain
    Michelle K Zimmerman
    Department of Pathology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:e155-6. 2005
  38. ncbi Widely invasive solitary fibrous tumor of the sphenoid sinus, cavernous sinus, and pituitary fossa
    David S Cassarino
    Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 7:169-73. 2003
    ..The occurrence of solitary fibrous tumors in the pituitary fossa and sinuses of the head and neck is rare, but must be considered in the differential diagnosis of spindle cell lesions in these regions...
  39. ncbi MR and CT imaging of 24 pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas (PXA) and a review of the literature
    Ana M Crespo-Rodríguez
    Servicio de Radiodiagnostico, Hospital Universitario Clinica Puerta de Hierro, c San Martin de Porres, 4, Madrid 28035, Spain
    Neuroradiology 49:307-15. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to review the imaging appearance of PXA, a rare and usually low-grade, astrocytic tumor that typically occurs in young adults...
  40. pmc Evaluation of NF2 gene deletion in sporadic schwannomas, meningiomas, and ependymomas by chromogenic in situ hybridization
    Maria D Begnami
    Laboratory of Pathology, Surgical Pathology Section, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Pathol 38:1345-50. 2007
    ..In addition, we have validated CISH as an efficient, economic, and reliable method for routinely assessing NF2 gene deletion in these tumors...
  41. ncbi International consensus on a proposed score system for muscle biopsy evaluation in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis: a tool for potential use in clinical trials
    Lucy R Wedderburn
    University College London, London, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1192-201. 2007
    ..To devise and test a system with which to evaluate abnormalities on muscle biopsy samples obtained from children diagnosed with juvenile dermatomyositis (DM)...
  42. ncbi Pediatric oligodendrogliomas: a study of molecular alterations on 1p and 19q using fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Ravi Raghavan
    Neuropathology Laboratory, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9073, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 62:530-7. 2003
    ..Genomic screening on a larger series is clearly indicated to delineate the unique molecular characteristics of these rare pediatric tumors...