Polina Zaytsev

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Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIMP) is a recently described clinical entity causing chronic pancreatitis. It often presents with diffuse enlargement of the pancreas and/or a focal mass at the head of the pancreas causing common bile duct obstruction and jaundice. In most instances, AIMP is mistaken for pancreatic cancer. A number of laboratory abnormalities such(More)
Extrauterine formation of decidua of stromal cells has been well described, particularly in the cervix and ovary. Sporadic reports have documented decidua formation of peritoneal surfaces and lymph nodes as well as ovarian ectopic decidua in pregnant patients. The apparent hormonal mechanism of this phenomenon suggests a relationship to endometriosis.(More)
CONTEXT Cystic nephroma is a rare cystic tumor, which only recently has been recognized as an exclusively adult lesion. Mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney is also a rare, recently recognized, biphasic tumor composed of tubular and cystic elements embedded in grossly recognizable spindle cell stroma. The histogenesis of both lesions is unclear.(More)
Cutaneous necrosis secondary to anticoagulation (heparin and warfarin) and cholesterol (atheromatous) emboli can be similar clinically and histologically. A unique case is reported of cholesterol emboli clinically mimicking heparin necrosis. The patient was a 57 year old white male who underwent coronary angioplasty and was treated with intravenous heparin.(More)
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