Benjaporn Chaiwun

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BACKGROUND This study was designed to ascertain whether immunohistochemical methods could improve the detection of metastases in primary breast-cancer patients whose axillary lymph nodes were classified, by conventional methods, as disease free. METHODS Ipsilateral lymph nodes (negative for metastases by routine histology) from 736 patients (participants(More)
Angiostrongylus cantonensis is the most common cause of eosinophilic meningitis and meningoencephalitis. Almost all cases are self-limiting and are diagnosed by cerebrospinal fluid eosinophilia and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; pathology reports are restricted to postmortem samples from lethal cases. We report on what we believe is the first case of A.(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the clinical, imaging and pathological findings of Paget's disease of the breast. MATERIALS AND METHODS Approval by Institutional Review Board was granted and informed consent was waived. Retrospective review of the pathological diagnosis of 2,361 women with breast carcinoma between January 2004 and April 2010 revealed 27 patients(More)
BACKGROUND Glutathione S-transferase Pi (GSTPi) expression is one of the factors, which is known to be associated with development of resistance to chemotherapeutics in cancer patients, including those with breast cancer. Yet, its expression has been reported to be undetectable in cancer cells in high percent of patients with primary breast cancer. However,(More)
A 47-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for the management of her large abdominal mass. She had a history of right flank pain off and on for 2-3 years. She was admitted to the provincial hospital in the previous four days due to right flank pain and nausea. She had no history of trauma. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) was performed and(More)
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