Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology 2019 January 11 [Link] Erber R, Warth A, Muley T, Hartmann A, Herpel E, Agaimy A Abstract Malignant mesothelioma (MM) can show areas closely mimicking reactive mesothelial proliferations or recapitulating benign adenomatoid tumors (ATs) making distinction on occasion impossible on morphologic ground alone, particularly in limited biopsy material. Recently, loss…

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PLoS One 2016 November 23 [Link] Miyoshi S, Sasada S, Izumo T, Matsumoto Y, Tsuchida T Abstract BACKGROUND: Some trials recently demonstrated the benefit of targeted treatment for malignant disease; therefore, adequate tissues are needed to detect the targeted gene. Pleural biopsy using flex-rigid pleuroscopy and pleural effusion cell block analysis are both useful for…

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Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2012 Nov 16. doi: 10.1002/dc.22932. [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Kawai T, Kawashima K, Serizawa H, Miura H, Kyeongil K. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan. tkawai@ndmc.ac.jp. Abstract We report a very unusual cytologic feature, intranuclear inclusion bodies, in mesothelioma of a predominantly adenomatoid type. The patient,…

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