A Hafeez Diwan

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Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and giant cell fibroblastoma exhibit CD99 positivity
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:647-50. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Lack of maturation with anti-leptin receptor antibody in melanoma but not in nevi
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 22:103-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Galectin-3 expression is associated with tumor progression and pattern of sun exposure in melanoma
    Victor G Prieto
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:6709-15. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Human melanoma cells express functional receptors for thyroid-stimulating hormone
    Julie A Ellerhorst
    Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Unit 362, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 13:1269-77. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of p63 expression in distinguishing primary and metastatic cutaneous adnexal neoplasms from metastatic adenocarcinoma to skin
    Doina Ivan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:474-80. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Nuclear expression of the antiapoptotic protein survivin in malignant melanoma
    Yiling Ding
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 106:1123-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma marker (RCC-Ma) is specific for cutaneous metastasis of renal cell carcinoma
    Ashley G Perna
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:381-5. 2007
  8. pmc Microscopic tumor burden in sentinel lymph nodes predicts synchronous nonsentinel lymph node involvement in patients with melanoma
    Jeffrey E Gershenwald
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Quantitative Sciences, Unit 444, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4296-303. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Multiple squamous cell carcinomas of the skin after therapy with sorafenib combined with tipifarnib
    David S Hong
    Phase I Program, Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, Unit 455, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:779-82. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Phosphoinositide 3-kinase is not overexpressed in melanocytic lesions
    Rajendra S Singh
    Department of Pathology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:220-5. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and giant cell fibroblastoma exhibit CD99 positivity
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:647-50. 2008
    ..Twenty-three of 29 DFSP (79%) and 2 of 5 GCP (40%) expressed CD99. Comparison of CD99 and CD34 showed that the non-tumoral periphery of DFSP was less probable to be CD99 positive, but this finding was not statistically significant...
  2. doi request reprint Lack of maturation with anti-leptin receptor antibody in melanoma but not in nevi
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Mod Pathol 22:103-6. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Galectin-3 expression is associated with tumor progression and pattern of sun exposure in melanoma
    Victor G Prieto
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:6709-15. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Human melanoma cells express functional receptors for thyroid-stimulating hormone
    Julie A Ellerhorst
    Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Unit 362, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 13:1269-77. 2006
    ..Taken together, these data support the hypothesis that TSH is a growth factor for human melanoma. Our findings have broad clinical implications for the prevention of melanoma and the management of established disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of p63 expression in distinguishing primary and metastatic cutaneous adnexal neoplasms from metastatic adenocarcinoma to skin
    Doina Ivan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:474-80. 2007
    ..Metastases from adnexal carcinomas generally retain p63 expression similar to their associated primary tumors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nuclear expression of the antiapoptotic protein survivin in malignant melanoma
    Yiling Ding
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 106:1123-9. 2006
    ..However, its diagnostic value in differentiating melanomas from nevi has not yet been examined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma marker (RCC-Ma) is specific for cutaneous metastasis of renal cell carcinoma
    Ashley G Perna
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:381-5. 2007
    ..RCC-Ma expression is relatively specific for primary clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Its expression in cutaneous metastasis of renal cell carcinoma (MRCC) and other cutaneous clear cell lesions has not been studied...
  8. pmc Microscopic tumor burden in sentinel lymph nodes predicts synchronous nonsentinel lymph node involvement in patients with melanoma
    Jeffrey E Gershenwald
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Quantitative Sciences, Unit 444, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4296-303. 2008
    ..We sought to determine predictors of additional regional LN involvement in patients with positive SLNs...
  9. doi request reprint Multiple squamous cell carcinomas of the skin after therapy with sorafenib combined with tipifarnib
    David S Hong
    Phase I Program, Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, Unit 455, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:779-82. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Phosphoinositide 3-kinase is not overexpressed in melanocytic lesions
    Rajendra S Singh
    Department of Pathology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:220-5. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans association with nuchal-type fibroma
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 31:62-6. 2004
    ..Nuchal-type fibroma (NTF ) is a paucicellular, CD34-positive fibrous tumor with fat entrapment, which may occur in both nuchal and extranuchal locations and in association with Gardner syndrome...
  12. doi request reprint Atypical histologic and immunohistochemical findings in melanocytic nevi after liquid nitrogen cryotherapy
    Adebowale J Adeniran
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:341-5. 2009
    ..Histologically, there was loss of maturation and aberrant HMB-45 expression. These features may pose a diagnostic dilemma, and highlight the importance of clinicopathologic correlation in arriving at the correct diagnosis...
  13. doi request reprint Clusterin expression correlates with stage and presence of large cells in mycosis fungoides
    Pranil Chandra
    Department of Hematopathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Box 85, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 131:511-5. 2009
    ..Clusterin expression was not specific for MF as it also was positive in 3 of 3 cases of LyP, 2 of 2 systemic ALCL cases involving skin, 7 of 16 cutaneous ALCLs, and 1 of 6 PTCLs...
  14. doi request reprint Aberrant expression of HMB-45 in traumatized melanocytic nevi
    Todd M Leleux
    Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:446-50. 2012
    ..Herein we report a similar phenomenon identified in traumatized melanocytic nevi (TMN)...
  15. doi request reprint Transient iatrogenic immunodeficiency-related B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder of the skin in a patient with mycosis fungoides/Sézary syndrome
    Jonathan L Curry
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 38:295-7. 2011
    ..As far as we are aware, this is the first report of an Epstein-Barr virus-associated B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder, secondary to methotrexate therapy in a patient with mycosis fungoides/Sézary syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expression of thyrotropin-releasing hormone by human melanoma and nevi
    Julie A Ellerhorst
    Department of Bioimmunotherapy, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:5531-6. 2004
    ..RNA transcripts for the TRH prohormone have recently been described in melanoma cell lines. To expand these findings, we have examined cultured melanoma cells and melanocytes, human melanoma tumors, and nevi for the expression of TRH...
  17. doi request reprint Severe architectural disorder is a potential pitfall in the diagnosis of small melanocytic lesions
    Carlos A Torres-Cabala
    Department of Pathology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 37:860-5. 2010
    ..Little is known about the significance of severe architectural disorder in small melanocytic lesions with features of dysplastic nevi (DN)...
  18. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of S100A6 in cellular neurothekeoma: clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical analysis of 31 cases
    Jose Antonio Plaza
    Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:419-22. 2009
    ..5%). Therefore, the combination of strong immunoreactivity for S100A6, in nested dermal spindle cell proliferations, and lack of S100 protein or keratin, supports a diagnosis of cellular neurothekeoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Metastatic hidradenocarcinoma with demonstration of Her-2/neu gene amplification by fluorescence in situ hybridization: potential treatment implications
    Jason W Nash
    Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:49-54. 2007
    ..In analogy to breast carcinoma, these findings suggest the applicability of trastuzumab for patients with metastatic adnexal carcinomas demonstrating Her-2/neu amplification...
  20. ncbi request reprint HMB-45 (gp103) and MART-1 expression within giant cells in an atypical fibroxanthoma: a case report
    Megan J Smith-Zagone
    Department of Pathology, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 31:284-6. 2004
    ..The histologic differential diagnosis primarily includes spindle cell squamous carcinoma and spindle cell melanoma, and immunohistochemical studies are often needed to establish the diagnosis...
  21. doi request reprint Trichilemmomas show loss of PTEN in Cowden syndrome but only rarely in sporadic tumors
    Tariq Al-Zaid
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:493-9. 2012
    ..31), a tumor suppressor gene. We sought to identify PTEN loss by immunohistochemistry (IHC) in sporadic and CS-associated TL to determine whether IHC is a useful tool to assess an individual for CS...
  22. doi request reprint Metastatic basal cell carcinoma exhibits reduced actin expression
    Maria C Uzquiano
    Department of Pathology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Mod Pathol 21:540-3. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that increased actin may contribute to local invasiveness, but it is lost in the metastatic phenotype. History of previous radiotherapy may contribute to development of the metastatic phenotype...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mucoepidermoid carcinoma arising within nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 30:652-5. 2003
    ..Nevus sebaceus (NS) of Jadassohn is a common congenital lesion associated with numerous benign and malignant tumors. However, mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) has not been described in association with NS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Primary Sézary syndrome commonly shows low-grade cytologic atypia and an absence of epidermotropism
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 123:510-5. 2005
    ..Many cases will lack the epidermotropism usually seen in mycosis fungoides...
  25. doi request reprint Nevoid melanoma
    A Hafeez Diwan
    Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Lab Med 31:243-53. 2011
    ..This article discusses the key features of nevoid melanoma. Gross features, microscopic features, immunohistochemistry, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment are also discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Loss of claudin-1 expression in tumor-associated vessels correlates with acquisition of metastatic phenotype in melanocytic neoplasms
    Michael L Cohn
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 32:533-6. 2005
    ..Cohn ML, Goncharuk VN, Diwan AH, Zhang PS, Shen SS, Prieto VG. Loss of claudin-1 expression in tumor-associated vessels correlates with acquisition of metastatic phenotype in melanocytic neoplasms...
  27. ncbi request reprint Merkel cell tumor in a trichilemmal cyst: collision or association?
    Doina Ivan
    Department of Pathology, St Mary s Hospital of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:180-3. 2007
    ..This hypothesis is also supported by the recent observation that Merkel cells are frequently present within normal hair follicles, especially in the isthmic portion that corresponds with the area of origin of the trichilemmal cyst...
  28. doi request reprint Unusual presentation of multiple epithelioid cell histiocytomas
    John J Cangelosi
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 30:373-6. 2008
    ..To the best of our knowledge, multiple ECHs have not been reported in the literature. An appropriate diagnosis of ECH is important as the differential diagnosis usually includes melanocytic lesions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Expression of androgen receptor coactivator ARA70/ELE1 in androgenic alopecia
    Peng Lee
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 32:567-71. 2005
    ..We decided to examine the cutaneous expression of both isoforms in male androgenic alopecia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Analysis of protein tyrosine kinases expression in the melanoma metastases of patients treated with Imatinib Mesylate (STI571, Gleevec)
    Doina Ivan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 33:280-5. 2006
    ..Gleevec, a novel class of anti-tumor drugs, may have a potential therapeutic benefit in melanoma, which involves abnormal activation of abl, c-kit, and platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) tyrosine kinases...
  31. ncbi request reprint Expression of cell cycle inhibitor p27Kip1 and its inactivator Jab1 in melanocytic lesions
    Doina Ivan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
    Mod Pathol 17:811-8. 2004
    ..Also, the relative high expression of Jab1 in metastatic melanoma, associated with low levels of p27, suggests that Jab1 may be involved in survival and proliferation of metastatic melanoma cells...
  32. doi request reprint Follicular mucinosis and mycosis-fungoides-like drug eruption due to leuprolide acetate: a case report and review
    Sara C Shalin
    Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:1022-5. 2012
    ..This histopathologic pattern has not been previously described as a drug reaction pattern due to leuprolide, and it underscores the importance of correlation with the clinical impression to arrive at a correct diagnosis...
  33. doi request reprint Eyelid lipomas: a case report and review of the literature
    Preeti Thyparampil
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Orbit 31:319-20. 2012
    ..Simple lipomas of the eyelid are very unusual but should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with mechanical ptosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of intense pulsed light and the 1,064 nm Nd:YAG laser on sun-damaged human skin: histologic and immunohistochemical analysis
    Victor G Prieto
    Departments of Pathology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:522-5. 2005
    ..Nonablative methods may produce collagen synthesis in sun-damaged skin...
  35. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic diagnosis of chronic graft-versus-host disease: National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Project on Criteria for Clinical Trials in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease: II. Pathology Working Group Report
    Howard M Shulman
    Department of Pathology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12:31-47. 2006
    ..Consensus recommendations and suggested data-capture forms should be validated in prospective clinicopathologic studies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Expression of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 2 in melanocytic lesions
    Huamin Wang
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 30:599-605. 2003
    ..IGF-binding protein 2 (IGFBP2), which binds and regulates the function of IGF-1, is upregulated in a dose-dependent manner in melanoma cells treated with IGF-1, suggesting a possible role of IGFBP2 in the pathogenesis of melanoma...
  37. doi request reprint The usefulness of p63 detection for differentiating primary from metastatic skin adenocarcinomas
    Doina Ivan
    J Cutan Pathol 35:880-1. 2008
  38. doi request reprint Cellular blue nevi of the eyelid: A possible diagnostic pitfall
    Qing Wang
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:257-60. 2008
    ..For melanocytic lesions of the eyelid with histologic features suggestive of cellular blue nevus, the correct diagnosis may mean a more conservative surgical resection and less likelihood of ocular tissue sacrifice and disfigurement...
  39. ncbi request reprint Atypical lymphocytic reaction with epidermotropism and lymphocytic vasculopathic reaction (lymphocytic vasculitis) after treatment with imiquimod
    Jesus Trevino
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:S123-5. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Surgical specimen handling for conjunctival melanoma: implications for tumor thickness determination and sentinel lymph node biopsy
    Bita Esmaeli
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 22:238-9. 2006