Fatemeh Hajmanoochehri

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BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) was the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Iran between 2000 and 2009, with adenocarcinoma (AC) as the most common histological type. Demographic, topographic and histological variables are important in the epidemiology and biology of cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate clinicopathological features of(More)
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers and the most frequent cause of cancer-related death worldwide. In Iran, it ranks second and third as the cancer-causing death in men and women, respectively. We carried out this study to find out the demographic, clinical, and histological characteristics and risk factors of lung cancer in(More)
BACKGROUND Gastric and esophageal cancers are among the most lethal human malignancies worldwide. Of all malignancies estimated in Iran (47,100), gastric and esophageal cancers were responsible for 7,800 and 3,500 deaths in 2008 respectively. The present study aimed to provide an image of patho-epidemiological characteristics with their trends during two(More)
BACKGROUND Polyps are common lesions in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Colon cancer is mostly a result of progression from polyps. The present study aimed to evaluate demographic, clinical, and histological characteristics of colorectal polyps in Iran, particularly neoplastic and advanced types. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a period of 10 years, specimens(More)
BACKGROUND Thyroid fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a valuable test used for diagnosing diseases of the thyroid gland. AIMS Using all satisfactory categories of the Bethesda system, this study aimed to determine the accuracy with which FNAC diagnoses thyroid neoplasms. We also discuss the factors that affect diagnosis accuracy. SETTINGS AND(More)
BACKGROUND Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is a metabolic disorder characterized by elevated TSH level but normal T4 level. Some previous studies suggest that SCH is associated with inflammation. OBJECTIVES The present study aimed to compare lipid serum levels in SCH patients and normal participants, also explore possible association between SCH and the(More)
Cicatricial alopecia can produce major psychosocial disturbance. This study aimed to evaluate epidemiological features of primary cicatricial alopecia (PCA). Epidemiological and histological types of scarring alopecia were determined. The chi-squared test and t-test were performed to examine the relationship between different variables using SPSS 16. A(More)
Seborrheic keratosis is a benign epidermal tumor but may transform to malignant lesion in sun-exposed areas of the skin. In current study, we report here a patient who presented with multiple cutaneous horns originating from seborrheic keratosis with Bowenoid transformation on the back of the shoulder as an uncommon site. An 88-year-old Iranian woman(More)
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