The infundibular keratinizing acanthoma (IKA) is a rare epithelial benign keratin-containing neoplasm of hair follicles. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the defining histopathologic architecture of IKA. A typical IKA consisted of a keratin-filled crypt in the dermis and subcutis that opened to the skin surface. Most of this tumor occurred on the… (More)
The field of social network analysis has received increasing attention during the past decades and has been used to tackle a variety of research questions, from prevention of sexually transmitted diseases to humanitarian relief operations. In particular, social network analyses are becoming an important component in studies of criminal networks and in… (More)
The purpose of this study was to identify anatomic structures of computed tomography images of the cat thoracic region for use by veterinary radiologists, clinicians and surgeons. The thoraxes of four cats were scanned using high-resolution imaging with a slice thickness of 15 mm. Each cat was then euthanized and placed in a freezer at-18 °C. Frozen cats… (More)
Euphrates turtle is the only soft shell turtle of Iran, and unfortunately is in danger of extinction due to multiple reasons. Imaging techniques, in addition to their importance in diagnosis of injuries to animals, have been used as non-invasive methods to provide normal anatomic views. A few studies have been conducted to understand body structure of the… (More)
Retraction The Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have retracted this article  because the scientific integrity of the content cannot be guaranteed. An investigation by the Publisher found it to be one of a group of articles we have identified as showing evidence suggestive of attempts to sub-vert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately… (More)
To my mother, for her sacrifices , guidance, and faith. Figures Figure 1 Comparative network analysis of two gangs, based on co-offending data discussed under complementary data in chapter 2.. Criminal organizing: Applying the theory of partial organization to four cases of criminal collaboration.
Canine distemper virus (CDV) creates a very contagious viral multi-systemic canine distemper (CD) disease that affects most species of Carnivora order. The virus is genetically heterogeneous, particularly in section of the hemagglutinin (H) gene. Sequence analysis of the H gene can be useful to investigate distinction of various lineages related to… (More)
The riots in Stockholm in May 2013 were an event that reverberated in the world media for its dimension of violence that had spread through the Swedish capital. In this study we have investigated the role of social media in creating media phenomena via text mining and natural language processing. We have focused on two channels of communication for our… (More)