Andrology-Open Access

Andrology-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0250

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Lamia Ahmed Elsheikh

Department of Pathology, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia

Publications
  • Research Article   
    Feulgen Reaction as a Marker for Identifying Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostate Cancer
    Author(s): Magdi M Salih* and Lamia Ahmed Elsheikh

    Introduction: A prostate cancer case in sub-Saharan Africa is rising. In Sudan, prostate cancer ranks third at after breast cancer. The nuclear deoxyribonucleic acid content has been shown to be of great prognostic value in prostate tumors. In the present work, we focus on semi-quantification of nuclear deoxyribonucleic acid in prostate cancer compared to prostatic hyperplasia using the Feulgen reaction technique. Methods: Paraffin wax sections were selected from patients previously diagnosed with prostatic hyperplasia and prostatic cancer. Clinic pathological data of patients were collected from the records of the archive of the National Health Laboratory Khartoum Sudan. From all cases, two sections were taken. One section was stained with Hematoxylin and eosin stain to confirm the diagnosis, while the other paraffin section was used for de.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0250.19.8.201

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