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Consensus statement on the pathology of IgG4-related disease
IgG4-related disease is a newly recognized fibro-inflammatory condition characterized by several features: a tendency to form tumefactive lesions in multiple sites; a characteristic histopathologicalExpand
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Hepatic angiomyolipoma: a clinicopathologic study of 30 cases and delineation of unusual morphologic variants.
Hepatic angiomyolipoma (AML) is frequently misdiagnosed. HMB-45 is a promising immunomarker for this tumor that leads to recognition of some AMLs with unusual morphology. The purpose of thisExpand
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Th2 and regulatory immune reactions are increased in immunoglobin G4‐related sclerosing pancreatitis and cholangitis
Immunoglobin G (IgG) 4‐related sclerosing pancreatitis and cholangitis (autoimmune pancreato‐cholangitis [AIPC]) are recently recognized disease entities characterized by high serum IgG4Expand
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Biliary papillary tumors share pathological features with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas
Recently, attention has been drawn to papillary neoplasm of the pancreatobiliary systems. In the pancreas, the disease entity of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN‐P) is widely recognized.Expand
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Nomenclature of the finer branches of the biliary tree: Canals, ductules, and ductular reactions in human livers
The work of liver stem cell biologists, largely carried out in rodent models, has now started to manifest in human investigations and applications. We can now recognize complex regenerative processesExpand
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IgG4-Related Disease: A Cross-sectional Study of 114 Cases
IgG4-related disease has been identified in various organs, but whether or not there are organ-specific characteristics related to the etiologic factors is still unknown. Here, we carried out aExpand
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Report of the 17th Nationwide Follow‐up Survey of Primary Liver Cancer in Japan †
  • I. Ikai, S. Arii, +9 authors M. Kudo
  • Medicine
  • Hepatology research : the official journal of the…
  • 1 September 2007
In the 17th Nationwide Follow‐up Survey of Primary Liver Cancer in Japan, 18 213 individuals were newly registered as patients with primary liver cancer at 645 medical institutions over a period of 2Expand
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Prospective cohort study of transarterial chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in 8510 patients.
BACKGROUND & AIMS To elucidate the survival of the patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who underwent transcatheter arterial lipiodol chemoembolization (TACE) and to analyze theExpand
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Abundant IgG4-Positive Plasma Cell Infiltration Characterizes Chronic Sclerosing Sialadenitis (Küttner's Tumor)
Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis (CSS) is a cryptogenic tumor-like condition of the salivary gland(s). While immune-mediated processes are suspected in its pathogenesis, and CSS is occasionallyExpand
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Reevaluation of prognostic factors for survival after liver resection in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in a Japanese nationwide survey
Advances in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have improved the prognosis for patients with HCC who undergo liver resection. The objective of this study was toExpand
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