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To evaluate the clinico-pathological and survival characteristics in patients with bone metastasis. This cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with bone metastasis who referred to Shahid Ramezanzadeh radiation oncology center. For all of the patients studied, demographic and survival information was recorded. SPSS was used to analyze the data. In(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine eosinophil and mast cell populations in gastric and duodenal mucosal biopsies of adults with nonulcer dyspepsia (NUD) as compared to non-dyspeptic adults. STUDY DESIGN A case control study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran, from January 2010 to June 2011. METHODOLOGY A total(More)
BACKGROUND This study was designed to determine the accuracy of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology (BAL) using histopathologic examination of transbronchial biopsy specimens as the gold standard in diagnosis of lung carcinoma at our center. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted to investigate a total of 388 patients who were(More)
Purpose. We sought to investigate the utility of classification and regression trees (CART) classifier to differentiate benign from malignant nodules in patients referred for thyroid surgery. Methods. Clinical and demographic data of 271 patients referred to the Sadoughi Hospital during 2006-2011 were collected. In a two-step approach, a CART classifier was(More)
Current diagnostic tests for tuberculosis (TB) are time-consuming. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic usefulness of ADA in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in patients with pulmonary TB. A cross-sectional study was performed in Yazd, Iran, between 2009 and 2010. Patients suspected of pulmonary TB with negative sputum smear for AFB were(More)
BACKGROUND It is noted that oral contraceptive pills increase the risk of abnormal Pap smear but results have been inconsistent across the populations. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the association between oral contraceptive pill (OCP) consumption and abnormal Pap smear in women who referred to Shahid Sadoughi and Madar hospitals in Yazd. (More)
Acne keloidalis is a chronic inflammatory process involving the hair follicles of the nape of the neck and leading to hypertrophic scarring papules and plaques. Review of the literature shows that this process occurs only in males after puberty, especially in negroes. We, here, report a 31-year-old Caucasian woman who had hypertrophic papules in the nape of(More)
Paragangliomas are neoplasms of neural crest origin. In the head and neck, they uncommonly involve the larynx. The distinction between paragangliomas and other neuroendocrine tumors can be difficult. Precise diagnosis is important in order to optimize patient treatment. Diagnosis relies mostly on histopathologic examination followed by immunohistochemistry.(More)
BACKGROUND Ewing's sarcoma family is a group of small round cells tumors. The aim of this study is to evaluate clinicopathologic characteristics and outcome of Ewing's sarcoma in children and adolescents in Yazd, Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS All patients under 19 years with documented pathology of Ewing's sarcoma family tumor who referred to Shahid(More)
Sarcoidosis is a multi-systemic disease, the diagnosis of which depends on the presence of non-necrotising granulomas in a biopsy specimen. However, variants such as necrotising sarcoid granuloma make it difficult to differentiate the disease from other infectious processes, especially tuberculosis. Here the authors describe the case of a 58-year-old(More)