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BACKGROUND To study the expression of MK-1 and RegIV and to detect their pathological significances in benign and malignant lesions of gallbladder. METHODS The expression of MK-1 and RegIV was detected by immunohistochemical method in paraffin-embedded sections of surgical resected specimens from gallbladder adenocarcinoma (n = 108), peritumoral tissues(More)
A 58-year-old woman underwent nephrectomy because of clear-cell renal carcinoma. Seven years later a solitary thyroid metastasis was detected. She is alive and well 17 months after thyroidectomy. The rarity of this manifestation is well known but its explanation is not clear. The long metastasis-free interval, a characteristic shared by other hormonally(More)
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