John A Papalas

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Isolated and synchronous vulvar granular cell tumors: a clinicopathologic study of 17 cases in 13 patients
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 29:173-80. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Ossifying dermatofibroma with osteoclast-like giant cells: report of a case and literature review
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:379-83. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Primary cutaneous, composite, Epstein-Barr virus-associated, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and peripheral T-cell lymphoma
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:719-25. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Recurrence risk and margin status in granular cell tumors of the breast: a clinicopathologic study of 13 patients
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:890-5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Cutaneous lupus erythematosus of the eyelid as a mimic of squamous epithelial malignancies: a clinicopathologic study of 9 cases
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, U S A
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 27:168-72. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Osteosarcoma after radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:194-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Hematolymphoid malignancies with intraocular intravascular involvement: report of 2 cases
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:286-90. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Pyogenic variant of primary cutaneous anaplastic large-cell lymphoma: a lymphoproliferative disorder with a predilection for the immunocompromized and the young
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:821-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Acquired vulvar lymphangioma circumscriptum: a comparison of 12 cases with Crohn's associated lesions or radiation therapy induced tumors
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 37:958-65. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Angiosarcoma of the eyelid: a clinicopathologic comparison between isolated unilateral tumors and tumors demonstrating extrapalpebral involvement
    John A Papalas
    Departments of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:694-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Isolated and synchronous vulvar granular cell tumors: a clinicopathologic study of 17 cases in 13 patients
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 29:173-80. 2010
    ..No patient died from her disease. As granular cell neoplasms have such a low risk or recurrence and behave generally in an indolent manner, aggressive therapy is usually unwarranted...
  2. doi request reprint Ossifying dermatofibroma with osteoclast-like giant cells: report of a case and literature review
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:379-83. 2009
    ..A broad differential diagnosis, including variants of melanoma and osteosarcoma, should be considered when analyzing cutaneous lesions with a fibrohistiocytic component admixed with giant cells and metaplastic bone...
  3. doi request reprint Primary cutaneous, composite, Epstein-Barr virus-associated, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and peripheral T-cell lymphoma
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:719-25. 2011
    ..Although similar cases have been described in extracutaneous locations, we believe that this is the first description with a primary cutaneous presentation...
  4. doi request reprint Recurrence risk and margin status in granular cell tumors of the breast: a clinicopathologic study of 13 patients
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:890-5. 2011
    ..Granular cell tumors of the breast are not infrequently excised with positive margins. Reports describing risk of recurrence including data on margin status and follow-up are lacking...
  5. doi request reprint Cutaneous lupus erythematosus of the eyelid as a mimic of squamous epithelial malignancies: a clinicopathologic study of 9 cases
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, U S A
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 27:168-72. 2011
    ..To describe 9 cases of chronic cutaneous lupus of the eyelid, its potential similarities with squamous epithelial malignancies, and clinical and histopathologic features that assist in distinguishing lupus from epidermal neoplasia...
  6. doi request reprint Osteosarcoma after radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:194-7. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Hematolymphoid malignancies with intraocular intravascular involvement: report of 2 cases
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:286-90. 2011
    ..As a result of only focal vascular activation and adhesion in the orbit, the gross findings in these cases are minimal and may not correlate with clinical ophthalmologic findings...
  8. doi request reprint Pyogenic variant of primary cutaneous anaplastic large-cell lymphoma: a lymphoproliferative disorder with a predilection for the immunocompromized and the young
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:821-7. 2010
    ..We hope to increase awareness of this rare CD30-positive lymphoproliferative disorder subtype by better defining the clinical spectrum in which this entity can present...
  9. doi request reprint Acquired vulvar lymphangioma circumscriptum: a comparison of 12 cases with Crohn's associated lesions or radiation therapy induced tumors
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 37:958-65. 2010
    ..Lymphangioma circumscriptum (LC) is a benign lesion of lymphatic origin. Vulvar involvement occurs in various clinical settings...
  10. doi request reprint Angiosarcoma of the eyelid: a clinicopathologic comparison between isolated unilateral tumors and tumors demonstrating extrapalpebral involvement
    John A Papalas
    Departments of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:694-9. 2010
    ..When extrapalpebral involvement is ruled out by clinical and radiographic examination, patients with isolated involvement seem to fare better compared with patients with eyelid involvement secondary to more regionally extensive tumors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neurothekeoma palpebrae: A report of 3 cases
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:374-9. 2010
    ..Although uncommon, these lesions should be kept in the differential diagnosis of eyelid tumors that can masquerade as chalazia...
  12. doi request reprint Patterns of GRP78 and MTJ1 expression in primary cutaneous malignant melanoma
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Mod Pathol 23:134-43. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Vulvar vascular tumors: a clinicopathologic study of 85 patients
    John A Papalas
    Pathology Section, Eastern Dermatology and Pathology, Greenville, NC, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 35:1-7; quiz 8-10. 2013
    ..To accurately classify vulvar lymphatic lesions, the pathologist must carefully consider the patient's clinical history taking into account features such as preexisting lymphedema...
  14. doi request reprint Primary mucinous carcinoma of the eyelid: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 4 cases and an update on recurrence rates
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:1160-5. 2010
    ..To report 4 cases of primary mucinous carcinoma of the eyelid, demonstrate how p63 expression aids diagnosis, and review the literature regarding the local recurrence potential of these eyelid tumors...
  15. doi request reprint Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK1) immunohistochemistry in diagnostic dermatopathology; an update
    John A Papalas
    Pathology Section, Eastern Dermatology and Pathology, Greenville, NC, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 35:403-8; quiz 409-11. 2013
    ..Furthermore, new entities and differential diagnostic contexts are emerging, which broaden the utility of ALK1 immunohistochemistry. We review the expanding role of ALK1 immunohistochemistry in contemporary dermatopathology...
  16. doi request reprint Paget disease of the vulva: a histologic study of 56 cases correlating pathologic features and disease course
    Ruthy Shaco-Levy
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 29:69-78. 2010
    ..In addition, the tumor cells were usually positive for mucin stains. This profile helps distinguish vulvar Paget disease from its mimics, Pagetoid squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma...
  17. doi request reprint Dermatopathology of the foreskin: an institutional experience of over 400 cases
    Dava S West
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 40:11-8. 2013
    ..Diseases of the foreskin may manifest with an array of pathologic findings, including potentially under-recognized dermatologic conditions. Herein, we summarize an institutional experience in foreskin dermatopathology...
  18. doi request reprint Vulvar manifestations of Crohn's disease
    Wen Chi Foo
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:588-93. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Metastatic vs primary malignant neoplasms affecting the umbilicus: clinicopathologic features of 77 tumors
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:237-42. 2011
    ..Rarely, patients present with metastatic tumors to the umbilicus, and most of these patients will not have a primary site of tumor origin assigned...
  20. doi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma with partial B-cell blastic immunophenotype: a potential mimic of cutaneous richter transformation in a patient with chronic lymphocytic lymphoma
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Eastern Dermatology and Pathology, Greenville, NC and Division of Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Am J Dermatopathol 36:148-52. 2014
    ..Finally, we provide a large meta-analysis of patients with CLL and MCC. Patients with both MCC and CLL have a dismal prognosis, with greater than 50% overall mortality within the first year and a half after MCC diagnosis. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Signet ring cell primary cutaneous CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorder presenting as a monomorphic T-cell posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease
    John A Papalas
    Eastern Dermatology and Pathology, Greenville, NC, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 34:e94-6. 2012
    ..We describe a case with emphasis on the special contextual differential diagnostic considerations...