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BACKGROUND Budd-Chiari syndrome is a heterogeneous disease. The role of liver transplantation as a treatment option has been discussed since 1976. Many cases are related to underlying myeloproliferative neoplasms associated with prothrombotic propensity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical outcome after liver transplantation for(More)
Refractory anaemia with ringed sideroblasts associated with marked thrombocytosis (RARS-T) is a rare entity belonging to myeloproliferative/myelodysplastic syndromes. Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) with isolated del(5q) is a category of MDS characterized by better prognosis and specific morphology. Herein we describe a 69-year-old male with anaemia and(More)
BACKGROUND CD5-positive diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the least frequent immunohistochemical subgroup of DLBCL. The relatively little available data suggests a worse outcome in this population, resulting from a resistance to chemotherapy. OBJECTIVES The aim was the comparative assessment of angiogenesis in both CD5-positive and CD5-negative(More)
Answers should be sent to the Editorial Office by 31.08.2013. The correct answer will be announced in the next issue of the Polish Journal of Pathology. All participants with the highest number of correct answers to the quizzes published in vol. 64 (4 issues) will be entered into the prize draw for a book. 11-year-old boy diagnosed with unspecific(More)
The role of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) in the biology and clinical characteristics of diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is still poorly defined. A new provisional entity EBV-positive DLBCL of the elderly has been described in Asian population. Its incidence and prognosis remains unknown in middle European patients. Clinical data and tissue samples were(More)
Cancer, being in fact a generalized disease involving the whole organism, is most frequently associated with metabolic deregulation, a latent inflammatory state and anorexia of various degrees. The pathogenesis of this disorder is complex, with multiple dilemmas remaining unsolved. The clinical consequences of the above-mentioned disturbances include(More)
The aim of the study was to assess the incidence of CD5-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in the Polish population and to describe its morphologic and clinical characteristics. The study included 36 patients with CD5-positive DLBCL, diagnosed and treated in the Maria Skłodowska-Curie Institute and Oncology Centre, Warsaw, Poland and the Medical(More)
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