Virgil Pătraşcu

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Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) is the second most common type of invasive breast cancer, having distinct morphologically but also prognostic and therapeutic features. This type of breast cancer shows a higher rate of multiple metastases with a more frequent axillary-lymph-node involvement. Related to these dissemination and metastatic features, we aimed(More)
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is one of the most common skin neoplasms in humans, accounting for almost 80% of all non-melanoma skin cancers worldwide. The nodular and infiltrative-morpheaform are the most common BCC types in the head and neck region and together with the micronodular subtypes are the most aggressive tumors, because of their tendency to(More)
OBJECTIVES Genital infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) has become one of the most frequently viral sexually transmitted diseases. The infection may remain asymptomatic, may take the form of external genital warts and may give raise to cervical cancers. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of the patients with genital warts addressing to(More)
Mastocytosis is a rare disease characterized by a pathological increased of mast cells in one or more tissues, particularly in the skin, bone marrow, liver, spleen, lymph nodes and gastrointestinal tract. Cutaneous mastocytosis represents over 90% of cases found with predilection in children. The aim of the paper was to summarize the authors' clinical,(More)
ABSTRACT BACKGROUND There are 72 families with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) in Romania. Since 2012 a National Program for the treatment of these patients is run by the Ministry of Health.The objectives of the strategies for EB patients are to optimize the management (diagnosis, treatment, monitoring) and to provide actual information on classification and(More)
UNLABELLED Trichoepithelioma is part of the adnexal carcinomas. It is a benign, small tumor, usually under a centimeter in diameter, which develops in the basal cells of the hair follicle. CASE REPORT We present the case of a 30-year-old female patient, from rural area, which was hospitalized in the Clinic of Dermatology, Emergency County Hospital,(More)
PURPOSE Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes are playing an important role in cutaneous melanoma being a strong prognostic parameter. Our goal was to study the presence of high endothelial vessels in correlation with the histopathological features in different pigmented skin lesions. MATERIAL AND METHODS our study group included 60 patients (20 cases with(More)
UNLABELLED The squamous cell carcinoma of the lip has a metastasizing potential by lymphatic or/and sanguine ways. OBJECTIVE Knowing the profile of the squamous cell carcinoma of the lip with a high degree of metastasizing. PATIENTS AND METHOD We have analyzed on a group of 322 patients the influence of the degree of the histological differentiation of(More)
Many skin lesions are associated with diabetes mellitus (DM) type 1 or 2, due to the use of antidiabetics or to metabolic and endocrine disorders caused by this disease. Necrobiosis lipoidica (NL) occurs more frequently in patients with DM. Painful ulcerations may occur on NL areas in about 20-25% of the cases and usually they are related to trauma. We(More)
Tuberculous chancre is an extremely rare form of cutaneous tuberculosis. The genital area is a possible site of presentation. We present a case of a young male with a persistent balanopreputial ulceration resembling a luetic chancre with negative serology for syphilis. The diagnosis was based on the specific pathologic features and the positive intradermal(More)