Liron Pantanowitz

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Cytomorphology of verrucous carcinoma of the cervix. A case report
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Acta Cytol 47:1050-4. 2003
  2. ncbi HIV-associated anal squamous cell cancer: an otherwise preventable disease
    Panagiotis A Konstantinopoulos
    Division of Hematology Oncology, and Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4516-7. 2006
  3. doi Unique histologic variants of cutaneous Kaposi sarcoma
    Patrick J O'Donnell
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:244-50. 2010
  4. pmc Targeted therapy for Kaposi sarcoma
    Ryan J Sullivan
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BioDrugs 23:69-75. 2009
  5. pmc HIV-associated bladder cancer: a case series evaluating difficulties in diagnosis and management
    Elizabeth M Gaughan
    Department of Medicine Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Urol 9:10. 2009
  6. ncbi Multicentric Castleman's disease masquerading as HIV-related lymphoma
    Farshid Dayyani
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Med Sci 334:317-9. 2007
  7. ncbi C-Kit (CD117) expression in AIDS-related, classic, and African endemic Kaposi sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 13:162-6. 2005
  8. ncbi HIV-associated intramammary lymphadenopathy
    Panagiotis A Konstantinopoulos
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Breast J 13:192-5. 2007
  9. doi Human immunodeficiency virus--associated renal cell carcinoma: a transatlantic case series
    Elizabeth M Gaughan
    Department of Medicine Hematology Oncology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 6:86-90. 2008
  10. ncbi Management of AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma: advances in target discovery and treatment
    Bruce J Dezube
    AIDS Malignancy Research and Treatment Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Read 14:236-8, 243-4, 251-3. 2004

Detail Information

Publications108 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Cytomorphology of verrucous carcinoma of the cervix. A case report
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Acta Cytol 47:1050-4. 2003
    ..Verrucous carcinoma of the uterine cervix is rare. Cytology is thought not to be helpful in the diagnosis of this lesion due to its bland morphology. The cytologic features of this lesion remain poorly defined...
  2. ncbi HIV-associated anal squamous cell cancer: an otherwise preventable disease
    Panagiotis A Konstantinopoulos
    Division of Hematology Oncology, and Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4516-7. 2006
  3. doi Unique histologic variants of cutaneous Kaposi sarcoma
    Patrick J O'Donnell
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:244-50. 2010
    ..Lesions progress from early patch stage into plaques that ultimately form tumor nodules. Several histological variants of KS have been described. The aim of this study is to describe 5 new histopathologic variants of cutaneous KS...
  4. pmc Targeted therapy for Kaposi sarcoma
    Ryan J Sullivan
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BioDrugs 23:69-75. 2009
    ..This review focuses on these emerging targets in the treatment of patients with KS and also highlights important clinicopathologic characteristics...
  5. pmc HIV-associated bladder cancer: a case series evaluating difficulties in diagnosis and management
    Elizabeth M Gaughan
    Department of Medicine Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Urol 9:10. 2009
    ..To date, only a limited number of cases of bladder cancer have been linked with HIV infection. We sought to describe the clinical characteristics of HIV-associated bladder cancer...
  6. ncbi Multicentric Castleman's disease masquerading as HIV-related lymphoma
    Farshid Dayyani
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Med Sci 334:317-9. 2007
    ..His back pain subsided, lymphadenopathy regressed, and he became KSHV/HHV8 negative. Albeit a rare condition, Castleman's disease should always be considered in immunocompromised patients suspected of having lymphoma...
  7. ncbi C-Kit (CD117) expression in AIDS-related, classic, and African endemic Kaposi sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 13:162-6. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the expression of c-kit does not correspond with the presence of HHV8 (LNA-1) immunoreactivity in KS lesions...
  8. ncbi HIV-associated intramammary lymphadenopathy
    Panagiotis A Konstantinopoulos
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Breast J 13:192-5. 2007
    ....
  9. doi Human immunodeficiency virus--associated renal cell carcinoma: a transatlantic case series
    Elizabeth M Gaughan
    Department of Medicine Hematology Oncology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 6:86-90. 2008
    ..Our aim was to describe the risk factors, clinical findings, pathology, and response to therapy of RCC in patients infected with HIV...
  10. ncbi Management of AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma: advances in target discovery and treatment
    Bruce J Dezube
    AIDS Malignancy Research and Treatment Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Read 14:236-8, 243-4, 251-3. 2004
    ....
  11. doi Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in patients with HIV infection: a trans-Atlantic series
    Piro Lito
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Med Sci 337:1-4. 2009
    ..Non-AIDS-defining cancers are an important problem in HIV-infected patients. The occurrence of neuroendocrine (NE) tumors in sites other than the lung and skin has not been well characterized in the setting of concurrent HIV infection...
  12. doi Utility of fascin and JunB in distinguishing nodular lymphocyte predominant from classical lymphocyte-rich Hodgkin lymphoma
    Parul Bhargava
    Departments of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 18:16-23. 2010
    ..Staining for fascin and JunB provides a basis for distinguishing NLPHL from LRCHL and offers an alternative to other antibody profiles...
  13. ncbi Intestinal type adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix
    Rukmini R Modem
    Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:584-5. 2007
  14. doi Spectrum of breast disease encountered in HIV-positive patients at a community teaching hospital
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsbugh, PA, USA
    Breast 20:303-8. 2011
    ..HIV infection directly and indirectly affects breast tissue. This study describes the spectrum of HIV-related breast disease encountered at a community teaching hospital...
  15. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus-associated adenocarcinoma of the colon: clinicopathologic findings and outcome
    Christopher Chapman
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 8:215-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the clinicopathologic findings and outcome in a series of HIV-infected patients diagnosed and treated for colon adenocarcinoma...
  16. doi Evaluation of immunohistochemistry in identifying Bartonella henselae in cat-scratch disease
    Gabriel C Caponetti
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 131:250-6. 2009
    ..The diagnostic sensitivity of these 3 tests is low for CSD. SSS seems to be the most sensitive test but is the least specific. PCR is more sensitive than IHC and may, therefore, serve as a helpful second-line test on all IHC- cases...
  17. ncbi HIV and the breast
    Benjamin E Gewurz
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Read 15:392-6, 399-402. 2005
    ..In the era of HAART, HIV-infected patients with malignancy--particularly those who have robust CD4+ T-cell counts and well-controlled HIV viral loads--should be treated similarly to their HIV-negative counterparts...
  18. ncbi Imatinib-induced regression of AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma
    Henry B Koon
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, CC 913, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:982-9. 2005
    ..We investigated the response of KS to the PDGF receptor (PDGFR)/c-kit inhibitor, imatinib mesylate, and investigated the effect of this therapy on critical signal transduction intermediates...
  19. ncbi Glypican-3 immunocytochemistry in liver fine-needle aspirates : a novel stain to assist in the differentiation of benign and malignant liver lesions
    Dina Kandil
    Department of Pathology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Cancer 111:316-22. 2007
    ..This study explores the value of GPC3 expression in liver fine-needle aspirates (FNAs) by immunocytochemistry (ICC), and compares its sensitivity and staining intensity with that of IHC...
  20. ncbi Matrix metalloproteinases in the progression and regression of Kaposi's sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 33:793-8. 2006
    ..Their role in KS regression has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the expression of multiple MMPs in developing and pharmacologically regressed KS lesions...
  21. ncbi Colonic adenoma with squamous metaplasia
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 17:340-2. 2009
    ..Squamous differentiation may serve as a precursor lesion for squamous neoplasia of the colorectum...
  22. pmc HIV/AIDS: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus disease: Kaposi sarcoma, primary effusion lymphoma, and multicentric Castleman disease
    Ryan J Sullivan
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1209-15. 2008
    ..The scope of this review is to present contemporary knowledge about the epidemiology, virology, and immunology of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and to highlight several key oncogene products that may be targets for chemotherapy...
  23. ncbi Extracavitary primary effusion lymphoma of the anorectum
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 6:149-52. 2005
    ..5 years. The purpose of this report is to add another case to the emerging literature regarding the heterogeneous category of extraserous human herpesvirus-8-associated lymphomas...
  24. doi Human immunodeficiency virus-associated lung carcinoma presenting as cutaneous metastases
    Ayad Hamdan
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 10:441-4. 2009
    ..With the growing problem of non-AIDS-defining cancers in the current era of HAART, clinicians should be aware that skin lesions in the HIV-infected individual might represent metastatic disease...
  25. doi Cystitis glandularis
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cytopathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:181-2. 2008
    ..Glandular cells of cystitis glandularis with intestinal metaplasia have a bland cytologic appearance. If detected in a urine cytology specimen colonic metaplasia can be reported...
  26. pmc Evolving spectrum and incidence of non-AIDS-defining malignancies
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 4:27-34. 2009
    ..Insight into the incidence, spectrum, risk factors, management, and outcome of these cancers has continued to emerge. The recent literature on this topic is reviewed...
  27. doi Antimicrobial and non-antimicrobial tetracyclines in human cancer trials
    Christopher Richards
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
    Pharmacol Res 63:151-6. 2011
    ....
  28. doi Frozen section diagnosis: is there discordance between what pathologists say and what surgeons hear?
    Somak Roy
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 140:363-9. 2013
    ..The frozen section (FS) diagnosis in patient care is dependent on successful communication between pathologists and surgeons. However, very few studies looking at FS errors analyzed postanalytic communication issues...
  29. doi Distinguishing benign from malignant mesothelial cells in effusions by Glut-1, EMA, and Desmin expression: an evidence-based approach
    Michael Kuperman
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 41:131-40. 2013
    ..The study illustrates principles of evidence-based pathology concerning internal and external test performance in the differential diagnosis of MM versus RM...
  30. doi Cytomorphological and molecular genetic findings in pediatric thyroid fine-needle aspiration
    Sara E Monaco
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 120:342-50. 2012
    ..Although thyroid nodules in children are rare, the rate of malignancy is high. The authors' aim was to analyze the cytomorphology and mutational profiles in pediatric thyroid fine-needle aspirations (FNAs)...
  31. ncbi A novel case of concurrent renal tumors: chromophobe renal cell carcinoma and carcinoid tumor of the kidney with brief review of renal neuroendocrine tumors
    Somak Roy
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 20:531-5. 2012
    ..To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first case of 2 morphologically distinct tumors, one chromophobe renal cell carcinoma and the other primary carcinoid tumor in the same kidney...
  32. ncbi HIV-associated lymphadenopathy
    Gabriel Caponetti
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:374-5. 2008
  33. doi Cystic struma ovarii (with macrocystic change)
    Sandra C Piragua
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 16:433-4. 2008
    ..In problematic cases, immunohistochemical staining with thyroglobulin and thyroid transcription factor-1 may be required to establish the diagnosis...
  34. doi The inflammatory component of Kaposi sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 87:163-5. 2009
    ....
  35. ncbi Images in HIV/AIDS. HIV-associated squamous cell carcinoma of the anus
    Panagiotis A Konstantinopoulos
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Read 16:301-2. 2006
  36. ncbi The growing problem of non-AIDS-defining malignancies in HIV
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 18:469-78. 2006
    ..As HIV-infected individuals live longer due to highly active antiretroviral therapy, their risk of dying from one of these cancers is increased. The recent literature pertaining to non-AIDS-defining cancers is reviewed...
  37. ncbi Cytologic features of müllerian papilloma of the cervix: mimic of malignancy
    Monica L Hollowell
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:607-11. 2007
    ..An awareness of this entity and its potential to mimic these more aggressive neoplasms is essential for accurate diagnosis and to avoid over-treatment...
  38. ncbi Images in pathology. Mammotome footprints: histologic artefacts in the era of stereotactic vacuum mammotome biopsy
    Giovanna M Crisi
    Department of Pathology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 14:221-2. 2006
  39. doi Review of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and squamous lesions of the uterine cervix
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 39:65-72. 2011
    ..The best strategy to screen HIV-infected women, particularly in resource-poor nations, remains challenging. This article reviews the collective literature regarding HIV and squamous lesions of the cervix and highlights these key issues...
  40. doi New drug targets in Kaposi sarcoma
    Ryan J Sullivan
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Division of Hematology Oncology, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Expert Opin Ther Targets 14:1355-66. 2010
    ..However, recurrence of KS is common and progression-free intervals are short. For these reasons, new therapies are being sought...
  41. doi Mastocytosis of the female breast
    Namrata Setia
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 18:374-8. 2010
    ..The potential for infiltrating mast cells to mimic lobular carcinoma is emphasized and the relationship to breast hypertrophy in this case is discussed...
  42. ncbi Ligneous (pseudomembranous) inflammation involving the female genital tract associated with type-1 plasminogen deficiency
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 23:292-5. 2004
    ..We present a patient with ligneous inflammation of her genital, middle ear, and oral mucosa that was associated with type-1 homozygous plasminogen deficiency due to a novel missense mutation in the plasminogen gene...
  43. ncbi Analysis of on-line clinical laboratory manuals and practical recommendations
    Bruce Beckwith
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:476-9. 2004
    ..On-line clinical laboratory manuals are a valuable resource for medical professionals. To our knowledge, no recommendations currently exist for their content or design...
  44. ncbi Histological characterization of regression in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related Kaposi's sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Department of Pathology, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 31:26-34. 2004
    ..KS regression has not been well characterized histologically. Therefore, this study was undertaken to characterize the histopathology of pharmacologically induced regressed cutaneous KS...
  45. ncbi High-resolution imaging of the thyroid gland using optical coherence tomography
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Head Neck 26:425-34. 2004
    ..The feasibility of optical coherence tomography for imaging thyroid tissue was explored ex vivo on the human thyroid gland...
  46. ncbi Breast implant capsule with synovial metaplasia
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Breast J 9:428. 2003
  47. ncbi HIV-related gynecomastia
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Breast J 9:131-2. 2003
  48. ncbi Artifactual hyperbilirubinemia due to paraprotein interference
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:55-9. 2003
    ..Paraprotein interference in automated chemistry is uncommon. We describe 2 patients with paraproteinemia and elevated total bilirubin levels measured erroneously using the Roche total bilirubin assay...
  49. doi Cytopathology of extracranial ectopic and metastatic meningiomas
    Rebecca Ocque
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Acta Cytol 58:1-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to report our experience with a series of ectopic and metastatic meningiomas, characterizing their cytomorphology with histological correlation...
  50. doi Benign non-infectious causes of lymphadenopathy: A review of cytomorphology and differential diagnosis
    Sara E Monaco
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:925-38. 2012
    ..This article reviews the practical role of FNA in the evaluation of these benign, non-infectious causes of lymphadenopathy and focuses on their cytomorphology and differential diagnosis...
  51. doi Toxoplasmosis in a post-transplant bronchoalveolar lavage: a case report
    Sara E Monaco
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 40:629-34. 2012
    ....
  52. pmc Testicular touch preparation cytology in the evaluation of male infertility
    Isil Z Yildiz-Aktas
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Cytojournal 8:24. 2011
    ..Touch preparations (TP) of these biopsies have been infrequently used. The aim of this study is to report our experience with using testicular biopsy TP for the evaluation of male infertility...
  53. ncbi Kaposi sarcoma of the larynx
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    AIDS Read 16:194-5. 2006
  54. doi Human immunodeficiency virus-associated prostate cancer: clinicopathological findings and outcome in a multi-institutional study
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    BJU Int 101:1519-23. 2008
    ....
  55. pmc Use of a laboratory information system driven tool for pre-signout quality assurance of random cytopathology reports
    Sonal Kamat
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pathol Inform 2:42. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to review our experience and the effectiveness of this novel PQAT tool in cytology...
  56. pmc Primary Kaposi sarcoma of the subcutaneous tissue
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 6:94. 2008
    ..Primary KS of the subcutaneous tissue is an exceptional manifestation of this low-grade vascular neoplasm...
  57. ncbi Kaposi's sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:157. 2004
  58. ncbi Images in HIV/AIDS. HIV-associated toxic megacolon
    Mariana M Cajaiba
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Read 18:458-60. 2008
  59. ncbi Cytologic findings of psammocarcinoma in peritoneal washings
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Acta Cytol 53:263-7. 2009
    ..To describe the cytomorphology of psammocarcinomas in peritoneal washings, including ThinPrep (Cytyc Corporation/Hologic, Marlborough, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)-processed material, in a series of patients...
  60. ncbi Anthracotic pigment in pleural fluid: a case report
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Acta Cytol 53:306-8. 2009
    ..We report the cytologic finding of carbon-laden macrophages in pleural fluid unrelated to crack abuse...
  61. ncbi Protein electrophoresis and immunoglobulin analysis in HIV-infected patients
    Panagiotis A Konstantinopoulos
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:596-603. 2007
    ..One manifestation of this B-cell response is low-concentration monoclonal banding in 4.4% of the patients studied...
  62. ncbi Crohn's disease of the esophagus
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:420, 422-3. 2004
    ..We present a case of esophageal Crohn's disease and review the literature to demonstrate that esophageal involvement is usually associated with disease elsewhere in the gut...
  63. ncbi Images in HIV/AIDS. Pericardial primary effusion lymphoma
    Julia M Braza
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Read 17:250-2. 2007
  64. ncbi Myxoid liposarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cytopathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:283-4. 2007
  65. ncbi Advances in the pathobiology and treatment of Kaposi sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 16:443-9. 2004
    ..This article reviews the new and important information regarding the epidemiology, biology, and management of Kaposi sarcoma that was published in the last year...
  66. ncbi Unusual Sites of Malignancies: CASE 3. AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract
    Weei Yuarn Huang
    Departments of Pathology and Medicine Hematology Oncology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:2098-9. 2005
  67. ncbi Plasma cell disorders in HIV-infected patients: from benign gammopathy to multiple myeloma
    Bruce J Dezube
    AIDS Malignancy Research and Treatment Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Read 14:372-4, 377-9. 2004
    ..In the next few years, it is anticipated that these approaches will be applied more frequently to HIV-infected persons with myeloma...
  68. ncbi Pulmonary Aspergillus-associated calcium oxalate crystals
    Rukmini R Modem
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 34:692-3. 2006
  69. ncbi Brunner gland cyst
    Heike Varnholt
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 15:64-5. 2007
  70. ncbi Cancer mimicked on sonography: lipomastia in an HIV-positive man undergoing antiretroviral therapy
    James M Busch
    Department of Radiology, Ansin 243, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:187-9. 2003
  71. pmc The cytomorphologic spectrum of small-cell carcinoma and large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma in body cavity effusions: A study of 68 cases
    Walid E Khalbuss
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Cytojournal 8:18. 2011
    ..Small-cell carcinoma (SCC) and large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) are uncommon in serous body cavity effusions. The purpose of this study is to examine the cytomorphological spectrum of SCC and LCNEC in body cavity serous fluids...
  72. pmc Kaposi sarcoma in unusual locations
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    BMC Cancer 8:190. 2008
    ..KS in these atypical sites may prove difficult to diagnose, resulting in patient mismanagement. Theories to explain the rarity and development of KS in these unusual sites are discussed...
  73. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus-associated hemophagocytosis with iron-deficiency anemia and massive splenomegaly
    Lisa O Sproat
    Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:e170-3. 2003
    ..Clinical resolution occurred only after a splenectomy was performed...
  74. doi Adipose tissue: a normal constituent of the uterine cervical stroma
    Adriana Doldan
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 28:396-400. 2009
    ..The presence of cervical fat seems to be unrelated to patient age, parity, parametrial adipose tissue, inflammation, or prior trauma...
  75. pmc The impact of digital imaging in the field of cytopathology
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    Cytojournal 6:6. 2009
    ..The role of novel diagnostic techniques like image cytometry is also reviewed...
  76. ncbi November 2002: a 72-year-old woman with a pineal gland mass
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Brain Pathol 13:235-6, 239. 2003
    ..The behavior of this circumventricular organ lymphoma was comparable to both peripheral and primary central nervous system lymphomas...
  77. doi Adenolipoma of the external female genitalia
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield, MA, USA
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:297-300. 2008
    ..This report brings attention to this novel soft tissue tumor in a site where fat and sweat glands are normal tissue constituents...
  78. ncbi Organ of Chievitz
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:230. 2004
  79. ncbi Breast enlargement in 13 men who were seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus
    Devon L Evans
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1113-9. 2002
    ..Although most causes of breast enlargement in HIV-infected men are likely to be benign, malignancies other than carcinoma are of concern...
  80. ncbi Trichomonas vaginalis P16 Immunoreactivity in cervicovaginal Pap tests: a diagnostic pitfall
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 33:210-3. 2005
    ..The presence of this parasite in Pap tests may also potentially hinder the use of p16 as an adjunct to liquid-based cervical screening cytology...
  81. ncbi Pathology of the breast associated with HIV/AIDS
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Breast J 8:234-43. 2002
    ..This article reviews benign and malignant breast diseases that are likely to be encountered in patients with HIV/AIDS...
  82. ncbi The scratch test
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:598. 2004
  83. ncbi Fibroadenoma of the eyelid
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 24:225-9. 2002
    ..The differential diagnosis and histogenesis of this lesion are discussed, and the literature pertaining to cutaneous fibroadenomas arising outside the breast is reviewed...
  84. ncbi Follicular lymphoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Mass, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 85:636-7. 2006
  85. ncbi Unusual sites of Hodgkin's lymphoma: CASE 1. HIV-associated Hodgkin's lymphoma of the stomach
    John Doweiko
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4227-8. 2004
  86. ncbi Significance of the juxtaoral organ (of Chievitz)
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Head Neck 25:400-5; discussion 400. 2003
    ..Most physicians are unaware of the juxtaoral organ (of Chievitz) and its clinical significance. The aim of this review is to draw attention to the clinical importance of this organ...
  87. ncbi Benign axillary lymph node inclusions
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Breast J 9:56-7. 2003
  88. ncbi Black thyroid
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 82:676-7. 2003
  89. ncbi Kaposi sarcoma of the musculoskeletal system: a review of 66 patients
    Gabriel Caponetti
    Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Cancer 109:1040-52. 2007
    ..Pathologic diagnosis was important to exclude similar lesions like bacillary angiomatosis. Treatment options, including surgery and, in more recent patients, radiation and/or chemotherapy, had limited success...
  90. ncbi Ligneous change of the female genital tract
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Fertil Steril 78:1123-4. 2002
  91. ncbi AIDS-related malignancies: emerging challenges in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Matthew C Cheung
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Oncologist 10:412-26. 2005
    ..This article provides an up-to-date review of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, and treatment of various AIDS-related malignancies that are likely to be encountered by an oncologist practicing in the current HAART era...
  92. ncbi HHV8 is not limited to Kaposi's sarcoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Mod Pathol 18:1148; author reply 1149-50. 2005
  93. ncbi HIV-associated monoclonal gammopathy: a retrospective analysis of 25 patients
    Sashi Amara
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1198-205. 2006
    ..We sought to describe the laboratory findings and clinical course of MGUS, including association with plasma cell disorders, other malignancies, and infections, in 25 HIV-infected patients with a detectable serum monoclonal protein...
  94. ncbi HIV infection masquerading as monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
    Chuanyi M Lu
    N Engl J Med 349:1192-3. 2003
  95. ncbi Black thyroid
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:135-6. 2007
  96. ncbi Management of AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma
    Giuseppe Di Lorenzo
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 8:167-76. 2007
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  97. ncbi Editorial comment: Sweet syndrome--a diagnosis seeking a cause
    Wayne H Duke
    AIDS Read 18:136-8. 2008
  98. ncbi Editorial comment: plasmablastic lymphoma--a diagnostic and therapeutic puzzle
    Liron Pantanowitz
    AIDS Read 17:448-9. 2007
  99. ncbi Cholesterol crystals in the thyroid gland
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Acta Cytol 51:249-51. 2007
  100. ncbi Reasons for a deficit of breast cancer among HIV-infected patients
    Liron Pantanowitz
    J Clin Oncol 22:1347-8; author reply 1349-50. 2004
  101. ncbi Xanthogranulomatous choledochitis mimicking cholangiocarcinoma
    Liron Pantanowitz
    Pathol Int 54:213-5. 2004