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  1. Content type: Case Report

    A primordial odontogenic tumor (POT) is a rare, benign, mixed epithelial and mesenchymal odontogenic tumor that has been included as a new entity in the latest World Health Organization (WHO) classification (2...

    Authors: Qiaochu Sun, Jae-Seo Lee, Okjoon Kim and Young Kim

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:92

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  2. Content type: Research

    European treatment guidelines for pTa and pT1 urinary bladder urothelial carcinoma depend highly on stage and WHO-grade. Both the WHO73 and the WHO04 grading systems show some intra- and interobserver variabil...

    Authors: Vebjørn Kvikstad, Ok Målfrid Mangrud, Einar Gudlaugsson, Ingvild Dalen, Hans Espeland, Jan P. A. Baak and Emiel A. M. Janssen

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:90

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  3. Content type: Case Report

    Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) is a rare malignancy. In addition to the classical histopathologic features, it has also some special morphological variants that can present a challenge in the diagnos...

    Authors: You-Li Wu, Feng Wu, Robinson Ateh Mbako, Yu Zhang, Guang-Jie Duan and Xiao-Chu Yan

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:89

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    Tumor-to-tumor metastasis (TTM) is a rare but well-documented phenomenon that is defined as metastasis in a histologically distinct tumor. Ovarian mature teratomas (OMTs) can coexist with various cancers by ma...

    Authors: Mitsutake Yano, Tomomi Katoh, Tetsuya Hamaguchi, Eito Kozawa, Mei Hamada, Koji Nagata and Masanori Yasuda

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:88

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  5. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an added data on Table 1 in their paper. The original article [1] has been updated.

    Authors: C. Elfgen, B. Papassotiropoulos, Z. Varga, L. Moskovszky, M. Nap, U. Güth, A. Baege, E. Amann, F. Chiesa and C. Tausch

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:87

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    The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:58

  6. Content type: Case Report

    Solitary fibrous tumour (SFT) is a mesenchymal tumour of fibroblastic type, and it develops in almost any part of the human body. However, according to previous studies, the occurrence of intravascular SFTs is...

    Authors: Jingyuan Fan, Jinfeng Qiu and Qingjun Wei

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:86

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    At the 3rd week of human embryo, some cell clumps are formed by the hyperplasia of mesenchymal cells at the germ layer of the yolk sac wall. These cell clumps are known as blood islands. The cells in the cente...

    Authors: Jianhong An, Yufeng Zhang, Jiao Luo and Hong Shen

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:85

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  8. Content type: Case Report

    CRTC1-MAML2 fusion is often detected in low- or intermediate-grade salivary mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC), and it is associated with a favorable clinical course. Primary MEC of the liver is an extremely rare,...

    Authors: Jiro Watanabe, Keita Kai, Ken Tanikawa, Mamoru Hiraki, Naohisa Mizukami, Shinichi Aishima, Takafumi Nakano and Hidetaka Yamamoto

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:84

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  9. Content type: Research

    Atypical multinucleated stromal giant cells (MSGCs) are occasionally encountered in the esophagogastric mucosa. This study aims to investigate the origin and clinical association of MSGCs in the upper gastroin...

    Authors: Taha Sachak, Wendy L. Frankel, Christina A. Arnold and Wei Chen

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:83

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  10. Content type: Research

    Hydroa vacciniforme-like lymphoproliferative disorder (HV-LPD) is a cutaneous form of chronic active Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection, which occurs mainly in children in Latin America and Asia. It can progre...

    Authors: Na Guo, Yueqiong Chen, Yu Wang, Yuhua Huang, Yanfen Feng, Min Li and Huilan Rao

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:82

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  11. Content type: Research

    The poor outcome of high-grade B-cell lymphoma, with rearrangements of MYC, BCL2 and/or BCL6, also known as double-hit lymphoma or triple-hit lymphoma (DHL or THL), has been well documented, while the clinical...

    Authors: Sixia Huang, Lin Nong, Wei Wang, Li Liang, Yalin Zheng, Jumei Liu, Dong Li, Xin Li, Bo Zhang and Ting Li

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:81

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  12. Content type: Case Report

    Panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma is an uncommon type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, occurring usually in the form of nodules within the subcutaneous fat tissue of the extremities or trunk. In the literature, subcut...

    Authors: Jan Hrudka, Václav Eis, Josef Heřman, Zuzana Prouzová, Andreas Rosenwald and František Duška

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:80

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  13. Content type: Case Report

    Pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma (PHE)/epithelioid sarcoma-like hemangioendothelioma (ES-H) is a rare vascular tumor of intermediate malignancy that commonly occurs in soft tissue of distal extremities of y...

    Authors: Yan Ge, Xingtao Lin, Fen Zhang, Fangping Xu, Luqiao Luo, Weiye Huang, Zhihua Liu, Yanhui Liu and Zhi Li

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:79

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  14. Content type: Research

    Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a slow growing salivary gland malignancy that is molecularly characterized by t(6:9)(q22–23;p23–24) translocations which predominantly result in MYB-NFIB gene fusions in nearly h...

    Authors: John B. McIntyre, Jenny J. Ko, Jodi Siever, Angela M. Y. Chan, Roderick H. W. Simpson, Desiree Hao and Harold Y. Lau

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:78

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  15. Content type: Case Report

    Neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF1), also called von Recklinghausen disease, is a rare genetic disease which can lead to the development of benign or even malignant tumors. NF1 is mostly diagnosed in children or ea...

    Authors: Karolina Poredska, Lumir Kunovsky, Vladimir Prochazka, Jiri Dolina, Miroslava Chovancova, Jakub Vlazny, Tomas Andrasina, Michal Eid, Petr Jabandziev, Petr Kysela and Zdenek Kala

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:77

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  16. Content type: Research

    This study aims to provide genetic diagnoses for 30 cases of fetal skeletal dysplasia, and a molecular basis for the future prenatal diagnosis of fetal skeletal dysplasia.

    Authors: Yan Liu, Li Wang, Yi-Ke Yang, Ying Liang, Tie-Juan Zhang, Na Liang, Li-Man Yang, Si-Jing Li, Dan Shan and Qing-Qing Wu

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:76

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  17. Content type: Case Report

    The bone formation within bladder tumors could be encountered in 3 conditions. These might consist of malignant bone formation in mesenchymal tumors; mixed mesenchymal and epithelial tumors; and epithelial tum...

    Authors: Joëlle Razafimahefa, Clément Gosset, Pierre Mongiat-Artus, Tsitohery Francine Andriamampionona and Jérôme Verine

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:75

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  18. Content type: Research

    To determine the relevance of the single or combination mutations of BRAF V600E, TERT, and NRAS genes and the clinicopathologic relationship in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC).

    Authors: Meiling Huang, Changjiao Yan, Jingjing Xiao, Ting Wang and Rui Ling

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:74

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  19. Content type: Research

    Endocervical gastric-type adenocarcinoma (GAS) is a rare non-human papillomavirus-associated adenocarcinoma (NHPVA) with morphologic and immunohistochemical features of gastric differentiation. This study aime...

    Authors: Shanshan Lu, Danhua Shen, Yun Zhao, Nan Kang and Xingxing Wang

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:72

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  20. Content type: Case Report

    Mesonephric adenocarcinoma (MNAC) is a rare tumor of the female genital tract, which originates from mesonephric duct remnants. Its diagnosis is pathologically challenging, because MNAC may exhibit a mixture o...

    Authors: Nelson Montalvo, Ligia Redrobán and David Galarza

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:71

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  21. Content type: Research

    Subjective qualitative descriptors are sometimes used to describe atypical breast lesions diagnosed on core needle biopsy (CNB) which are limited in extent. In clinical practice, this terminology is used to im...

    Authors: Gary Tozbikian, Michael George and Debra L. Zynger

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:69

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  22. Content type: Research

    BCL2 protein inhibitor venetoclax (ABT-199) has been authorized by Food and Drug Administration for relapsed/refractory chronic lymphoid leukemia with 17p deletion. Although venetoclax/ABT-199 also caused cell de...

    Authors: Jing-dong Zhou, Ting-juan Zhang, Zi-jun Xu, Yu Gu, Ji-chun Ma, Xi-xi Li, Hong Guo, Xiang-mei Wen, Wei Zhang, Lei Yang, Xing-hui Liu, Jiang Lin and Jun Qian

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:68

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  23. Content type: Case Report

    Primary pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (LELC) is a rare tumor subtype accounting for around 0.9% of lung cancers. At present, research on LELC mainly focuses on pathological diagnosis, while the mo...

    Authors: Hong Xuan, Chai Zhengjun, Han Yang and Chen Guohan

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:67

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  24. Content type: Research

    The establishment of whole-slide imaging (WSI) as a medical diagnostic device allows that pathologists may evaluate mitotic activity with this new technology. Furthermore, the image digitalization provides an ...

    Authors: Kazuhiro Tabata, Naohiro Uraoka, Jamal Benhamida, Matthew G. Hanna, Sahussapont Joseph Sirintrapun, Brandon D. Gallas, Qi Gong, Rania G. Aly, Katsura Emoto, Kant M. Matsuda, Meera R. Hameed, David S. Klimstra and Yukako Yagi

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:65

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  25. Content type: Research

    Primary grade 2 neuroendocrine tumors of the cervix in female patients are rare and have a highly aggressive clinical course. This study is aimed to analyse the diagnosis, genetic changes, management and progn...

    Authors: Ran Zhu, Huanwen Wu, Bo Chen, Junyi Pang and Zhen Huo

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:64

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  26. Content type: Case Report

    Solitary fibrous tumours (SFTs) rarely occur in the orbit, especially in the lacrimal area. These tumours are mostly solid. Cystic changes have been documented, but they remain very rare. Only three cases of p...

    Authors: Ancuta-Augustina Gheorghisan-Galateanu, Dana Cristina Terzea, Iulia Burcea, Roxana Dusceac, Cristina Capatina and Catalina Poiana

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:63

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  27. Content type: Research

    Intestinal metaplasia (IM) of the gastric mucosa is classified as complete (Type I) and incomplete IM (Type II and III) subtypes, which showed significantly different risk for developing to gastric adenocarcin...

    Authors: Xiaojian Duan, Hongwei Lian, Jie Li, Benyan Wu, Weihua Wang, Tao Wu, Changzheng Wang, Yan Dou, Zhongren Zhou, Bingzhi Wang, Liyan Xue and Gangshi Wang

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:61

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  28. Content type: Research

    Adenosquamous carcinoma (ADSC) of the lung, a rare but aggressive subtype of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), is defined as a carcinoma containing components of adenocarcinoma (ADC) and squamous cell carcin...

    Authors: Hsiang-Ling Ho, Hua-Lin Kao, Yi-Chen Yeh and Teh-Ying Chou

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:59

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  29. Content type: Research

    Evaluation of core needle biopsies (CNB) is a standard procedure for the diagnosis of breast cancer. However, tissue processing and image preparation is a time- consuming procedure and instant on-site availabi...

    Authors: C. Elfgen, B. Papassotiropoulos, Z. Varga, L. Moskovszky, M. Nap, U. Güth, A. Baege, E. Amann, F. Chiesa and C. Tausch

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:58

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:87

  30. Content type: Short report

    Systemic amyloidosis is a devastating group of disorders for which there is no current cure. The treatment goal is to reduce the burden of amyloidogenic protein precursors. The treatment is only effective if a...

    Authors: Ashraf El-Meanawy, Christopher Mueller and Kenneth A. Iczkowski

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:57

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  31. Content type: Research

    Standard treatment with a thiotepa-based regimen in countries with a limited resource is less feasible. Aims of the study were to evaluate the treatment outcome, and identify the prognostic factors in patients...

    Authors: Pimjai Niparuck, Paisarn Boonsakan, Taksayut Sutthippingkiat, Sulada Pukiat, Pichika Chantrathammachart, Sithakom Phusanti, Kochawan Boonyawat, Teeraya Puavilai, Pantep Angchaisuksiri, Artit Ungkanont, Suporn Chuncharunee and Vichai Atichartakarn

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:56

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  32. Content type: Research

    Tumour-associated macrophages (TAMs) play an important role in the growth, progression, and metastasis of tumours. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a mechanism for tumour invasion and metastasis. In ...

    Authors: Jihong Liu, Chunxiao Li, Liyan Zhang, Kai Liu, Xianli Jiang, Xueli Wang, Lan Yang, Weihua Liang, Kunping Liu, Jianming Hu and Feng Li

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:55

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  33. Content type: Case Report

    Endometrial mesonephric-like adenocarcinomas exhibit classical histologic features of mesonephric carcinoma; however, it remains unclear whether these tumors represent mesonephric (Wolffian) carcinoma or endom...

    Authors: Mitsutake Yano, Daisuke Shintani, Tomomi Katoh, Mei Hamada, Kozue Ito, Eito Kozawa, Kosei Hasegawa and Masanori Yasuda

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:54

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  34. Content type: Research

    Lung cancer is one of the common malignant tumors worldwide with high incidence and mortality. MicroRNA-423-3p (miR-423-3p) acts as an oncogene in several types of cancers. The aim of this study is to reveal t...

    Authors: Rukun Wang, Gaofeng Li, Guoyan Zhuang, Shuying Sun and Zhihui Song

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:53

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  35. Content type: Research

    The incidence of coexisting papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) is increasing. The impact of HT on PTC prognosis and its possible mechanism remains controversial. Interleukin-17A (I...

    Authors: Li-Tao Han, Jia-Qian Hu, Ben Ma, Duo Wen, Ting-Ting Zhang, Zhong-Wu Lu, Wen-Jun Wei, Yu-Long Wang, Yu WANG, Tian Liao and Qing-Hai Ji

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:52

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  36. Content type: Case Report

    As a new entity included in the 4th edition of the WHO classification of tumours of soft tissue and bone in 2013, hybrid peripheral nerve sheath tumours are benign composite neoplasms that demonstrate features...

    Authors: Yuejiao Lang, Dawei Liu, Pei Xiang, Jilin Wang and Yang Li

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:51

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  37. Content type: Research

    The aim of the present study was to identify specific serum miRNAs (preoperative serum samples compared to healthy controls) as potential diagnostic markers for detection in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (...

    Authors: Weronika Lucas Grzelczyk, Janusz Szemraj, Sylwia Kwiatkowska and Magdalena Józefowicz-Korczyńska

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:49

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  38. Content type: Research

    p16/Ki-67 dual immunocytochemical staining (DS) has been proven as a sensitive and specific test for triage of HPV positive women with good reproducibility and accuracy. However, implementation of the test int...

    Authors: Veronika Kloboves Prevodnik, Tine Jerman, Nataša Nolde, Alenka Repše Fokter, Sandra Jezeršek, Živa Pohar Marinšek, Ulrika Klopčič, Simona Hutter Čelik, Kristina Gornik Kramberger, Maja Primic Žakelj and Urška Ivanuš

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:48

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  39. Content type: Research

    Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is usually diagnosed in the advanced stage. It has a very poor prognosis, with no advancements in therapy in the last few decades. A recent phase 1 clinical study, using an antibo...

    Authors: Luka Brcic, Christian Kuchler, Sylvia Eidenhammer, Daniela Pabst, Franz Quehenberger, Adi F. Gazdar and Helmut Popper

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:47

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  40. Content type: Case Report

    Tumor-to-tumor metastasis is a well-recognized but uncommon entity. Breast carcinoma is one of the most common metastatic donors. Breast carcinoma metastasizes commonly to adrenal glands. However, the co-exist...

    Authors: Weiwei Tan, Lili Tao, Zhuping Zhou, Weihua Yin and Yaoli Chen

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:46

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  41. Content type: Case Report

    Primary central nervous system (CNS) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is a rare intracranial tumor, defined as DLBCL arising from the brain, spinal cord, leptomeninges and eye, with an overall annual inci...

    Authors: Tianqi Xu, Qingge Jia, Yingmei Wang, Yixiong Liu, Donghui Han, Peifeng Li, Jing Ma, Linni Fan, Qingguo Yan, Shuangping Guo, Mingyang Li and Zhe Wang

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:45

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  42. Content type: Retraction Note

    The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article [1] because Fig. 3 shows overlap with Fig. 6 in [2], Fig. 2b in [3] and Fig. 6a in [4]. An investigation by Zhengzhou University has confirmed that these figures ...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Yanfang Mi, Linping Pian, Ping Gao, Hong Xu, Yuling Zheng and Xiaoyan Xuan

    Citation: Diagnostic Pathology 2019 14:44

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    The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:104

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