Chad R Rund

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Primary ovarian small cell carcinomas are rare tumors that are subclassified into the hypercalcemic (HT) and the pulmonary type (PT), and each tumor type has different clinicopathologic characteristics. However, overlapping morphologic features can make the distinction between these lesions difficult. The PT small cell carcinoma is very rare, with only one(More)
There seems to be a resurgence of interest among healthcare professionals in treating wounds with various topical agents. There are practitioners who are recommending and/or using topical therapies for wounds without having an understanding of why or how they affect a wound. Many of these products are used based upon here-say or clinical observations, since(More)
Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas are low-grade malignancies, but their biological behavior cannot be stratified solely on the basis of histopathologic criteria. Aside from mutations in β-catenin and lack of genetic changes common to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas, little is known about the chromosomal alterations in solid pseudopapillary(More)
As an antihistamine, diphenhydramine (DPH) is well known for its use in allergy treatment. Since its introduction in 1946, it has been marketed under various trade names, the most popular being Benadryl. Three years after its introduction, the first fatality due to DPH toxicity was reported in 1949. To better understand the incidence of fatalities due to(More)
Gastritis related to Epstein-Barr virus infection has been rarely reported in the literature. However, one population, arguably, most likely to be infected with the virus (young patients) is unlikely to undergo major diagnostic procedures that would yield pathological specimens containing the characteristic findings. Thus, the disease may be rarely sampled(More)
Fetomaternal hemorrhage (FMH) is a common obstetrical occurrence most often associated with small volumes of blood transferred across the placenta. Fetomaternal hemorrhage leads to alloimmunization of Rh D-negative mothers, resulting in an increased risk of hemolytic disease of the newborn. Massive FMH involving volumes of blood greater than 30 mL can cause(More)
The U.S. College of American Pathologists (CAP) has conducted a focused study of the proficiency testing for von Willebrand disease (vWD) analysis from 2003 to 2005. This report summarizes the findings regarding the accuracy and precision of the various assays at different analyte levels, as well as the influence of the reference material used to construct(More)