Publications by authors named "Alvaro C Laga"

46Publications

Update in Infectious Disease Diagnosis in Anatomic Pathology.

Authors:
Alvaro C Laga

Clin Lab Med 2020 Dec 6;40(4):565-585. Epub 2020 Oct 6.

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Amory-3, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cll.2020.08.012DOI Listing
December 2020

Clinical Performance of Mycobacterial Immunohistochemistry in Anatomic Pathology Specimens.

Am J Clin Pathol 2020 Sep 11. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqaa119DOI Listing
September 2020

Morphologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Distinction Between Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus and "Fenestrated" Basal Cell Carcinoma.

Am J Dermatopathol 2020 Jul;42(7):513-520

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000001563DOI Listing
July 2020

Capecitabine-Related Eruption Mimicking Dermatomyositis in 2 Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer.

JAMA Dermatol 2020 01;156(1):103-104

Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.3162DOI Listing
January 2020

A Patient With Widespread Painful Purpura.

JAMA 2019 Oct 14. Epub 2019 Oct 14.

Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.15276DOI Listing
October 2019

Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma.

Am J Clin Pathol 2019 11;152(6):706-717

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqz089DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6829017PMC
November 2019

Clinical Diagnostic Accuracy of Onychomycosis: A Multispecialty Comparison Study.

Dermatol Res Pract 2018 3;2018:2630176. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/2630176DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051116PMC
July 2018

Pink Papules in a Patient With Salivary Duct Carcinoma.

JAMA Oncol 2018 07;4(7):991-992

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.4853DOI Listing
July 2018

Frozen sections are unreliable for the diagnosis of necrotizing soft tissue infections.

Mod Pathol 2018 04 15;31(4):546-552. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/modpathol.2017.173DOI Listing
April 2018

Correspondence.

Am J Clin Pathol 2017 11;148(5):462-463

Department of Pathology Brigham and Women's HospitalBoston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqx113DOI Listing
November 2017

Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis-like HPV Infection of the Vulva in Immunosuppressed Women.

Int J Gynecol Pathol 2018 May;37(3):233-238

Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pathology, Bangkok Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand (N.P.) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology (S.F.) Division of Dermatopathology (S.R.G., A.C.L.) Department of Pathology, Division of Women's and Perinatal Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA (C.P.C.) Laboratory of Experimental Pathology, GIGA-Cancer, Liege, Belgium (M.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PGP.0000000000000417DOI Listing
May 2018

Intralesional Sodium Thiosulfate Treatment for Calcinosis Cutis in the Setting of Lupus Panniculitis.

JAMA Dermatol 2017 09;153(9):944-945

Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0966DOI Listing
September 2017

Histopathologic Spectrum of Connective Tissue Diseases Commonly Affecting the Skin.

Surg Pathol Clin 2017 Jun 14;10(2):477-503. Epub 2017 Mar 14.

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Amory-3, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.path.2017.01.012DOI Listing
June 2017

Immunohistochemistry Is Rarely Justified for the Diagnosis of Viral Infections.

Am J Clin Pathol 2017 Jan;147(1):96-104

From the Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqw198DOI Listing
January 2017

Atypical hand, foot and mouth disease in adults associated with coxsackievirus A6: a clinico-pathologic study.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 Nov 26;43(11):940-945. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12775DOI Listing
November 2016

Stress from Nucleotide Depletion Activates the Transcriptional Regulator HEXIM1 to Suppress Melanoma.

Mol Cell 2016 Apr;62(1):34-46

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stem Cell Program and Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2016.03.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4836061PMC
April 2016

The spectrum of histopathologic findings in cutaneous lesions in patients with Still disease.

Am J Clin Pathol 2015 Dec;144(6):945-51

From the Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1309/AJCPZE77UAPSMDCDDOI Listing
December 2015

Calciphylaxis and the persistence of medical misinformation in the era of Google.

Am J Clin Pathol 2015 Sep;144(3):427-31

From the Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and Department of Dermatology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1309/AJCPDMWVGKW9N1CUDOI Listing
September 2015

Malignant Eccrine Spiradenoma of the Face.

J Craniofac Surg 2015 Jul;26(5):1711-2

*Division of Plastic Surgery †Division of Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000001857DOI Listing
July 2015

Impact of the 2009 AJCC staging guidelines for melanoma on the number of mitotic figures reported by dermatopathologists at one institution.

J Cutan Pathol 2015 Aug 26;42(8):536-41. Epub 2015 May 26.

Division of Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's, Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cup.12517DOI Listing
August 2015

Melanoma Cell Galectin-1 Ligands Functionally Correlate with Malignant Potential.

J Invest Dermatol 2015 Jul 10;135(7):1849-1862. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jid.2015.95DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4466041PMC
July 2015

Genomic analysis of metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Clin Cancer Res 2015 Mar 14;21(6):1447-56. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts. Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-1773DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4359951PMC
March 2015

Clinicopathologic lessons in distinguishing cicatricial alopecia: 7 cases of lichen planopilaris misdiagnosed as discoid lupus.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Oct;71(4):e135-8

Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2014.04.052DOI Listing
October 2014

5-Hydroxymethylcytosine expression in metastatic melanoma versus nodal nevus in sentinel lymph node biopsies.

Mod Pathol 2015 Feb 1;28(2):218-29. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Program in Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/modpathol.2014.99DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4312506PMC
February 2015

Utility of acid-fast staining for detection of mycobacteria in cutaneous granulomatous tissue reactions.

Am J Clin Pathol 2014 Apr;141(4):584-6

Dept of Pathology, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1309/AJCPNM3J9TOIBRSKDOI Listing
April 2014

Biomarker evaluation of face transplant rejection: association of donor T cells with target cell injury.

Mod Pathol 2014 Jun 17;27(6):788-99. Epub 2014 Jan 17.

Division of Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/modpathol2013249
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/modpathol.2013.249DOI Listing
June 2014

Multiple tense bullae localized to the right breast in a woman in her seventies.

JAMA Dermatol 2013 Dec;149(12):1427-8

Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.4704DOI Listing
December 2013

Cutaneous gnathostomiasis: report of 6 cases with emphasis on histopathological demonstration of the larva.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 Feb 30;68(2):301-5. Epub 2012 Aug 30.

Program in Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S019096221200796
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2012.07.016DOI Listing
February 2013

SOX2 contributes to melanoma cell invasion.

Lab Invest 2012 Mar 19;92(3):362-70. Epub 2011 Dec 19.

Program in Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/labinvest.2011.188DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3887365PMC
March 2012

SOX2 and nestin expression in human melanoma: an immunohistochemical and experimental study.

Exp Dermatol 2011 Apr;20(4):339-45

Department of Pathology, Program in Dermatopathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1600-0625.2011.01247.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0625.2011.01247.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3439836PMC
April 2011

Cellular heterogeneity in vertical growth phase melanoma.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2010 Dec;134(12):1750-7

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1043/2009-0394-RAR.1DOI Listing
December 2010

Histopathologic spectrum of psoriasiform skin reactions associated with tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitor therapy. A study of 16 biopsies.

Am J Dermatopathol 2010 Aug;32(6):568-73

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0b013e3181cb3ff7DOI Listing
August 2010

The translational basis of human cutaneous photoaging: on models, methods, and meaning.

Am J Pathol 2009 Feb 15;174(2):357-60. Epub 2009 Jan 15.

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School,Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2353/ajpath.2009.081029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2630545PMC
February 2009

Myopericytoma: report of two cases associated with trauma.

J Cutan Pathol 2008 Sep 20;35(9):866-70. Epub 2008 May 20.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Lifespan Academic Medical Center, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0560.2007.00910.xDOI Listing
September 2008

The effect of specimen hemolysis on coagulation test results.

Am J Clin Pathol 2006 Nov;126(5):748-55

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Lifespan Academic Medical Center, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1309/03FK-3378-YTRA-1FRFDOI Listing
November 2006

Review and update of uncommon primary pleural tumors: a practical approach to diagnosis.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2005 Nov;129(11):1428-43

Department of Pathology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1043/1543-2165(2005)129[1428:RAUOUP]2.0.CO;2DOI Listing
November 2005

Prognostic significance of cyclooxygenase 2 expression in 259 cases of non-small cell lung cancer.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2005 Sep;129(9):1113-7

Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1043/1543-2165(2005)129[1113:PSOCEI]2.0.CO;2DOI Listing
September 2005

Distinction of pulmonary small cell carcinoma from poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma: an immunohistochemical approach.

Mod Pathol 2005 Jan;18(1):111-8

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/modpathol.3800251DOI Listing
January 2005