Silvia Pizzi

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In this paper we report a molecular study of a case of Primary Endometrial Squamous Carcinoma (PESC), in which a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection had been previously excluded by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). The studies performed in an effort to explain the carcinogenesis included immunohistochemical over-expression of p53 and p16 proteins as(More)
BACKGROUND As a rule, endocervical tumours with signet-ring cell are classed as metastatic extra-genital neoplasms. In a patient aged 45 years, we describe primary cervical signet-ring cell carcinoma (PCSRCC) characterized by prominent endometrial and myometrial involvement, simulating primary endometrial adenocarcinoma with cervical extension. In addition,(More)
PP-producing tumors are mostly located in the pancreas and may present as three pathologic lesions: pure PP-omas, mixed tumors with minor PP cell population, and PP-cell hyperplasia. These tumors are among the most common multiple adenomas frequently found in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1. Hypersecretion and high circulating levels of PP(More)
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