Fulya Çakalagaoğlu

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OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to investigate the between cluster of differentiation 109 (CD109) expression and tumor diameter, invasion depth, tumor grade, presence of lymph-node metastasis, and overall survival in patients with vulvar squamous cell carcinoma, which is the most common type of vulvar cancer. METHOD Twenty-six patients who underwent(More)
Chronic hepatitis B infection is characterized by hepatic immune and inflammatory response with considerable variation in the rates of progression to cirrhosis. Genetic variants and environmental cues influence predisposition to the development of chronic liver disease; however, it remains unknown if aberrant DNA methylation is associated with fibrosis(More)
Matrix producing carcinoma (MPC) of the breast is a very rare subtype of metaplastic carcinoma with heterelogous elements, which comprises <0.1% of invasive breast carcinomas. There are very few reports describing the cytological features of MPC. In this article, we aimed to discuss cytological, histopathological and immunohistochemical features of this(More)
Cutaneous and maxillary sinus metastases of malig-nancies are not frequent. The most common malignancies metastasizing to the skin in females are breast cancer (69%), colorectal cancer (9%), malignant melanoma (5%) and ovarian cancer (4%). However, lung cancer (24%) followed by colorectal cancer (19%), malignant melanoma (13%) and cancer of the oral cavity(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS IgG4-related autoimmune disease can exist in other organs even when there is no evidence of autoimmune pancreatitis. The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of IgG4-positive plasma cells in the histopathological evaluations of colon biopsy specimens in IBD patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS The number of IgG4-positive plasma(More)
Hereditary spherocytosis is a familial hemolytic anemia. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy associated with hereditary spherocytosis has not been reported in children. Here, we report a case of a 17-year-old boy with IgA nephropathy and hereditary spherocytosis. The patient was diagnosed with hereditary spherocytosis at the age of 12 years and splenectomy(More)
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