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Granular cell tumor of the esophagus: three case reports and review of the literature.
The esophagus is the most common site of origin of gastrointestinal tract granular cell tumors. Approximately 270 cases of esophageal granular cell tumors have been reported in the literature. MostExpand
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Lesion of Aggregated Monocytes and Mesothelial Cells: Mesothelial/Monocytic Incidental Cardiac Lesion
A 58-year-old woman with a history of childhood acute rheumatic fever and resultant mitral valve stenosis was admitted to our cardiovascular surgery clinic complaining of tachycardia, dyspnea, andExpand
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An unusual case of Candida infection producing a fungus ball in the left atrial cavity.
We report the case of a 75-year-old male patient who was treated in our clinic for septicemia and subacute infective endocarditis caused by toxigenic Candida albicans. Transthoracic echocardiographyExpand
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Predictive values of vascular endothelial growth factor and microvessel‐density levels in initial biopsy for prostate cancer
Angiogenesis is an important factor in the development and progression of prostate cancer (PCA). We aimed to investigate the values of vascular‐endothelial‐growth‐factor (VEGF) expression level andExpand
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Expression of a Disintegrin and Metalloproteinase 33 Protein in Nasal Polyposis: An Immunohistochemical Study
Background A disintegrin and metalloproteinase (ADAM)-33 is a member of matrix metalloproteinases. This protein takes a role in angiogenesis and airway remodeling in asthma. Because histopathologicalExpand
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Extraskeletal osteosarcoma with rhabdomyosarcomatous differentiation in local recurrence and lung metastases or so-called malignant mesenchymoma of soft tissue: A phenomenon related with chemotherapy?
Extraskeletal osteosarcoma (ESOS), the soft tissue counterpart of primary skeletal osteosarcoma, is a rare tumor. Although rhabdomyosarcomatous differentiation may be seen in a variety of sarcomas,Expand
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Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas: emphasis on differential diagnosis from aggressive tumors of the pancreas.
Solid pseudopapillary tumor is an unusual primary tumor of the pancreas with a low potential for malignancy and unknown cell origin, seen mostly in young women. Although it is discussed amongExpand
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The Rare Benign Lesion That Mimics a Malignant Tumor in Breast Parenchyma: Nodular Fasciitis of the Breast
We herein report the clinical and pathological findings of a rare case of nodular fasciitis in the breast parenchyma of a 48-year-old female. Because of potentially malignant findings onExpand
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Arachnoiditis ossificans in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis, syringomyelia, and a history of spinal surgery.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE In this article, we describe a patient unusual presenting with both arachnoiditis ossificans and syringomyelia. We have reviewed the patient's evaluation, surgery, andExpand
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Expression of "a disintegrin and metalloproteinase-33" (ADAM-33) protein in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
OBJECTIVE A disintegrin and metalloproteinase domain containing protein 33 (also known as ADAM-33) is a member of a matrix metalloproteinase family which mediates extracellular matrix remodelling andExpand
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