March 2013

Sclerosing Polycystic Adenosis of the Parotid Gland: Report of A Case with Multifocality

Sclerosing polycystic adenosis (SPA) is a rare tumor-like lesion of the salivary gland that bears a histomorphological resemblance to fibrocystic disease and sclerosing adenosis of the breast. The lesion is widely considered to be a pseudoneoplastic inflammatory process. However, foci of epithelial dysplasia and carcinoma in situ can occur in the...Continue reading →

Primary Testicular NK/T-cell Lymphoma presented as testicular abscess: A Case Report and Literature Review of 33 cases

Primary testicular NK/T-cell lymphoma is rare. We report a 61-year-old Thai man who presented with right testicular abscess clinically but tissue obtained from incision and drainage was proven to be NK/T-cell lymphoma. The lymphoma cells were small to medium in size and showed angiocentricity with associated necrosis. The lymphoma cells were CD3+...Continue reading →

Diagnostic accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology of salivary glands

Fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology of suspected salivary gland lesions has an established role in preoperative diagnosis and management of patients. However diverse morphological patterns and overlapping features make it a challenging job, to give a precise diagnosis, at times. The aim of the present study is to investigate the accuracy...Continue reading →

The role of Immunohistochemistry in diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma subtypes.

To determine the validity of immunohistochemistry in classifying Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) subtypes. Methods: Eighty-three cases of RCC were retrieved. Immunohistochemical staining of Vimentin, CD10, CK7, P504s, Parvalbumin, TFE3, and CD117 were done by using tissue microarray blocks. RCC subtypes were placed and compared with the previous diagnosis....Continue reading →

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and evaluation in paraffin-embedded lymph nodes

Tuberculosis is a treatable disease, but remains a major cause of mortality. Culture for Mycobacterium is needed to make a definitive diagnosis; thus, loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) was attempted for its detection in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) samples. Materials and method: Archival FFPE blocks were used from 64 patients...Continue reading →

Address of editorial Corresponce
✎  Vorachai Sirikulchayanonta, MD, Editor-in-Chief: Asian Archives of Pathology, Faculty of Science, Rangsit University, Pathumthani 12000, Thailand.
✉  Email address: asianarchpath@gmail.com, vorachai7@gmail.com