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Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) and substance P are found in neurons in the lamina propria and submucosa and muscularis propria of human small intestine and colon. VIP receptors coupled to adenylate cyclase are present on epithelial, smooth muscle, and mononuclear cells. This study analyzes the distribution of[125I]VIP binding and [125]substance P(More)
Male breast carcinoma (MBC) accounts for only 1% of total mammary carcinomas. Controversy exists about whether MBC differs clinically and pathologically from female breast carcinoma (FBC). We compared 10 archival cases with 75 stage-matched FBCs. Clinical data, histologic details, immunostains for mammary lineage markers, and results of several putative(More)
BACKGROUND The molecular etiology of thyroid carcinoma (TC) and other thyroid diseases which may present malignant precursor lesions is not fully explored yet. The purpose of this study was to estimate frequency, type and clinicopathological value of BRAF exon 15 mutations in different types of cancerous and non-cancerous thyroid lesions originating in an(More)
Angiomyofibroblastoma (AMFB) of the genital region is a relatively recently described tumor of the superficial soft tissues with a marked preference for female patients. Three cases of AMFB were reviewed, two of which involved adult men. To further elucidate the pathologic features of AMFB, these three cases were compared with 10 cases of aggressive(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the importance of inter-institutional second opinion surgical pathology review of lymphoma, and identify the lymphoma pathologic mimics. METHODS The surgical pathology material of patients referred to 2 tertiary care hospitals in the western region of Saudi Arabia (King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre and King(More)
INTRODUCTION Collagenous gastritis is a rare histopathologic disease. It is characterized by marked subepithelial collagen deposition with associated inflammatory infiltrate. It is considered an uncommon disease among the general population. Collagenous gastritis without colonic involvement is an extremely rare disease. It is not known to be associated with(More)
In November, 1983, the Guide to Materials for Use in Teaching Clinical Nutrition was published under the auspices of the Committee on Education of the American Society for Clinical Nutrition. The very positive response to that publication has prompted the successor Committee on Nutrition Education to prepare a supplement some 3 years later. Emphasis has(More)
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