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The diagnosis of diffuse axonal injury (DAI), which may be of considerable importance in forensic medicine, necessitates widespread sampling of the brain for histology. Because a limited sampling method for screening brains for axonal damage would be of value for medico-legal work, the authors have tested the findings of an earlier study which suggested… (More)
AIM To investigate the role of mast cells in surgical and pathological scar reactions by their identification and quantification using immunohistochemistry. METHODS Surgical scars and pathological scar reactions were stained immunohistochemically for tryptase to identify mast cells. These were quantified in the scar tissue and surrounding dermis.… (More)
A case of nodular regenerative hyperplasia (NRH) of the liver is described in association with exposure to the radiographic contrast medium Thorotrast. This is the first case in which the pathological findings have been fully documented. It is suggested that NRH may have developed through Thorotrast induced damage to portal vein radicles.
Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) is an aggressive peripheral T-cell lymphoma typically characterized by prominent lymphadenopathy and B-symptoms at the time of presentation, polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia, autoimmune hemolysis and frequent but highly variable involvement of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Lymph node biopsy findings typically include… (More)