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Young Ok Kim 7 Articles
Prevalence and Genotype Distribution of Cervical Human Papillomavirus DNA in Korean Women: A Multicenter Study.
Sung Ran Hong, In Sun Kim, Dong Won Kim, Mi Jin Kim, Ae Ree Kim, Young Ok Kim, Hye Sun Kim, Seo Hee Rha, Gyeong Sin Park, Yong Koo Park, Yong Wook Park, Ho Sung Park, Kwang Sun Suh, Jin Hee Sohn, Mi Kyung Shin, Hoon Kyu Oh, Ki Jung Yun, Hye Kyoung Yoon, Shi Nae Lee, Ah Won Lee, Hyo Jin Lee, Hyun Yee Cho, Chan Choi, Woon Won Jung
Korean J Pathol. 2009;43(4):342-350.
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DNA prevalence and type distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) varies geographically. We investigated HPV prevalence and type distribution in Korean women using the MyHPV DNA chip testing. Methods: A total of 2,368 women from five regions of the country underwent Pap smear examination and MyHPV chip testing. Results: Overall HPV positivity was 15.8% and 78.4% in women with normal and abnormal cytology, respectively. High-risk HPV infection was strongly correlated with cytological atypia. In women with abnormal cytology, the five most common HPV types were 16, 58, 18, 52, and 56/53, and HPV16 was significantly the most common type in most geographical regions. After HPV16, HPV58, and 52 were the next most frequently detected types. Women with normal cytology, in contrast, showed heterogeneity in HPV type distribution. High-grade intraepithelial lesions infected with HPV16, 18, 31 or 45 are more likely to progress to carcinoma. Conclusions: The HPV chip test can provide useful data regarding HPV positivity and type. The most common HPV type in Korean women with abnormal cytology is HPV16, with HPV58 and 52 being frequently present. Our data may have important implications for vaccination programs and the development of cervical screening.


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  • Distribution of Oncogenic Human Papillomavirus Genotypes at High Grade Cervical Lesions above CIN 2 Grade with Histological Diagnosis
    Geehyuk Kim, Sungyoung Park, Hye-young Wang, Sunghyun Kim, Sangjung Park, Kwangmin Yu, Boohyung Lee, Seung-Ju Ahn, Eun-Joong Kim, Dongsup Lee
    Biomedical Science Letters.2016; 22(2): 37.     CrossRef
  • Human Papillomavirus Prevalence and Genotype Distribution in Normal and ASCUS Specimens: Comparison of a Reverse Blot Hybridization Assay with a DNA Chip Test
    Sunghyun Kim, In-soo Lee, Dongsup Lee
    Biomedical Science Letters.2015; 21(1): 32.     CrossRef
  • Genotype Analysis of Human Papilloma Virus Infection in Accordance with Cytological Diagnoses
    Mi-Suk Park, Hyun-Wook Cho, Jin-Gak Kim, Nan-Young Bae, Dong-Sun Oh, Ho-Hyun Park
    Korean Journal of Clinical Laboratory Science.2015; 47(1): 39.     CrossRef
  • Comparison of the Cobas 4800 HPV and HPV 9G DNA Chip Tests for Detection of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Specimens of Women with Consecutive Positive HPV Tests But Negative Pap Smears
    Sun-Young Jun, Eun Su Park, Jiyoung Kim, Jun Kang, Jae Jun Lee, Yoonjin Bae, Sang-Il Kim, Lee-So Maeng, Magdalena Grce
    PLOS ONE.2015; 10(10): e0140336.     CrossRef
  • Uncommon and Rare Human Papillomavirus Genotypes Relating to Cervical Carcinomas
    Na Rae Kim, Myunghee Kang, Soon Pyo Lee, Hyunchul Kim, Jungsuk An, Dong Hae Chung, Seung Yeon Ha, Hyun Yee Cho
    Korean Journal of Pathology.2014; 48(1): 43.     CrossRef
  • Evaluation of Human Papillomavirus Genotyping from Formalin-fixed Paraffin-embedded Specimens in Cervical Cancers
    Hyunwoo Jin
    Journal of Life Science.2014; 24(9): 1025.     CrossRef
  • Comparative Evaluation of the HPV28 Detection and HPV DNA Chip Test for Detecting and Genotyping Human Papillomaviruses
    Eunsim Shin, Heojin Bae, Wan-Keun Song, Sun-Kyung Jung, Yoo-Sung Hwang
    Laboratory Medicine Online.2013; 3(4): 234.     CrossRef
  • Significance of HPV-58 Infection in Women Who Are HPV-Positive, Cytology-Negative and Living in a Country with a High Prevalence of HPV-58 Infection
    Joon Seon Song, Eun Ju Kim, Jene Choi, Gyungyub Gong, Chang Ohk Sung, Robert D. Burk
    PLoS ONE.2013; 8(3): e58678.     CrossRef
  • REBA HPV-ID® for efficient genotyping of human papillomavirus in clinical samples from Korean patients
    Sunghyun Kim, Dongsup Lee, Sangjung Park, Tae Ue Kim, Bo-Young Jeon, Kwang Hwa Park, Hyeyoung Lee
    Journal of Medical Virology.2012; 84(8): 1248.     CrossRef
  • Dynamin 2 expression as a biomarker in grading of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Yoo-Young Lee, Sang Yong Song, In-Gu Do, Tae-Joong Kim, Byoung-Gie Kim, Jeong-Won Lee, Duk-Soo Bae
    European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.2012; 164(2): 180.     CrossRef
  • Cytomorphologic Features According to HPV DNA Type in Histologically Proven Cases of the Uterine Cervix
    In Ho Choi, So-Young Jin, Dong Wha Lee, Dong Won Kim, Yoon Mi Jeen
    The Korean Journal of Pathology.2011; 45(6): 612.     CrossRef
  • Human Papillomavirus Prevalence in Gangwon Province Using Reverse Blot Hybridization Assay
    Dongsup Lee, Sunghyun Kim, Sangjung Park, Hyunwoo Jin, Tae Ue Kim, Kwang Hwa Park, Hyeyoung Lee
    The Korean Journal of Pathology.2011; 45(4): 348.     CrossRef
  • Pediatric vulvar squamous cell carcinoma in a liver transplantation recipient: a case report
    Na-Rae Kim, Soyi Lim, Hyun Yee Cho
    Journal of Gynecologic Oncology.2011; 22(3): 207.     CrossRef
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Eccrine Acrospiroma of the Breast: Report of a Case Misdiagnosed as Ductal Carcinoma.
Young Ok Kim, Chang Wan Jeon, Hee Kyung Chang
Korean J Cytopathol. 2005;16(1):31-35.
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Eccrine acrospiroma is a rare adnexal tumor of the skin. When the clinical presentation is that of a breast lump, diagnosis can be difficult. Also, most of the cytopathologists are not familiar with the cytologic features of this tumor and this is responsible for diagnostic pitfalls. We experienced a case of eccrine acrospiroma of the right breast in a 41-year-old female, misdiagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology(FNAC). FNAC was characterized by tight clusters or sheets of small round cells, polygonal cells, and spindle cells and tubule like structures within clusters. Myoepithelial cells were not noted in the clusters. The diagnosis of eccrine acrospiroma was confirmed by histology.
Expression of Melanoma Antigen Gene (MAGE) and Synovial Sarcoma on X chromosome (SSX) in Ovarian Tumors.
Young Ok Kim, Jean Kyung Park, Kwang Hui Kim, Jong Wook Park, Chang Ho Cheon, Won Kim, Hee Kyung Chang
Korean J Pathol. 2004;38(6):372-377.
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Several cancer-testis antigen genes or gene families have been isolated to date, including Melanoma Antigen Gene (MAGE) and Synovial Sarcoma on X chromosome (SSX). This study attempted to investigate the possibility of immunotherapy for ovarian cancer and to explore the prevalence of the expression of MAGE and SSX.
The fresh tissue samples were obtained from 5 cases of normal ovaries, 6 cases of non-neoplastic disease, 21 cases of benign ovarian tumors, and 12 cases of malignant ovarian tumors. The expression of MAGE A1-6 and SSX 1-9 was detected by nested reverse transcriptionpolymerase chain reaction using each common primers sets for MAGE A1-6 and SSX 1-9.
The expression rate of MAGE 1-6 mRNA was 23.0% (5/21) for the benign ovarian tumors and 91.7% (11/12) for the malignant ovarian tumor, whereas the normal ovaries (0/5) and non-neoplastic ovarian tissues (0/6) did not express MAGE (p<0.05). The expression rate of SSX was 40.0% (2/5) for the normal ovaries, 23.0% (5/21) for the benign ovarian tumors, and 33.3% (4/12) for the malignant ovarian tumors, while the non-neoplastic ovarian tissues showed no expression of SSX (p>0.05). A relationship between the two genes was not observed (kappa coefficient=0.32).
These results suggest that the gene products of MAGE and SSX can be useful for the immunotherapy of ovarian cancer patients and that MAGE can be a more promising target than SSX from the viewpoint of applicability and cancer-specificity.
Hyalinized Hemangioma of the Liver: A case report.
Young Ok Kim, Dong Hoon Sin, Chung Han Lee, Bang Hur
Korean J Pathol. 2000;34(2):160-163.
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We report a case of 50-year-old man with hyalinized hemangioma of the liver. This tumor was detected incidentally during surgical operation for gall stone and was preoperatively diagnosed as intrahepatic stone. A 2.5 2 cm sized gray to white hard mass was found in the left lobe of the liver. Histologically, the tumor was composed of dense collagenous tissue with marked hyalinization, calcification, and ossification admixed with scattered sclerotic vessels. Abundunt elastic fibers were noted in the hyalinized tissue. Totally hyalinized hemangioma is very uncommon and could be erroneously diagnosed as a malignant tumor by preoperative radiologic examination.
Balloon Cell Malignant Melanoma: A case report.
Ji Young Seo, Soon Young Kim, Jeong Hee Kang, Young Ok Kim, Bang Hur
Korean J Pathol. 1999;33(7):537-539.
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Balloon cell malignant melanoma (BCMM) is a rare histologic variant of malignant melanoma, which is composed either predominantly or entirely of large clear or foamy cells. The incidence of balloon cell malignant melanoma is about 0.15% of all cutaneous malignant melanomas. Recently, we experienced a case of cutaneous balloon cell malignant melanoma in the right lower abdomen with right inguinal and both axillary lymph node metastasis in a 56-year-old man. The cutaneous lesion was 4.5 3.5 cm in size, a well-demarcated black nodular mass, involving abdominal skin and subcutaneous tissue. The tumor was histologically composed of two types of tumor cells: predominant clear cell and focal, pigmented spindle cell. The nodal lesion was composed entirely of clear cells. Both clear and spindle cells showed positive reaction for S-100 protein and HMB-45 on immunohistochemistry.
Clinical Pathology, Catholic University Medical CollegeSynovial Sarcoma Manifested as a Subcutaneous Nodule of Lip: A case report.
Jae Hwa Lee, Young Ok Kim, Bang Hur, Man Ha Hur
Korean J Pathol. 1996;30(9):868-871.
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Synovial sarcoma is one of the most common malignant soft tissue tumors in paraarticular regions. However, it is very rare to occur without any apparent relationship to synovial or articular structures. We report a case of synovial sarcoma manifested as a subcutaneous nodule in the upper lip. A 12-year-old boy complained of a palpable tender mass in the upper lip for several months. Under the impression of a benign soft tissue neoplasm, surgical excision was done. The mass, 1.5 cm in maximum diameter, was easily separated from surrounding tissues. Microscopically, this tumor showed a characteristic biphasic pattern of synovial sarcoma. On immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies, the tumor cells showed evidence of epithelial differentiation. There was no evidence of joint-related, primary lesions or metastatic foci. This report describes a case of synovial sarcoma arising in very unusual location and size for histologically typical synovial sarcoma.
Alteration of Phospholipase C Activity in Human Gastric Cancer Tissues.
Young Ok Kim, Moo Youn Cho, Sung Do Lee, Sung Sook Kim, Pann Ghill Suh, Man Ha Huh
Korean J Pathol. 1996;30(3):210-217.
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Phospholipase C (PLC) plays a pivotal role in transmembrane signal transduction pathway for cellular proliferation differentiation and growth. Thus far, there have been few reports in which PLC activity was investigated in human malignant neoplastic tissues. In the present study, we evaluated PLC activity in 23 human gastric cancer tissues and normal mucosal tissues to investigate whether alteration of PLC activity is associated with gastric cancer. The amount of [14C] diacylglycerol, one of the earliest products of inositol phospholipid hydrolysis by PLC, was measured by thin layer chromatography. Also, expression of PLC-gamma1, which is one of the most important PLC isozymes,was examined by immunohistochemistry using specific monoclonal antibody directed against PLC-gamma1. The results are summarized as follows. PLC activity in all 23 gastric cancer tissues (1.35+/-1.04 units/mg of protein) was significantly higher than normal mucosal tissues (0.28+/-0.21 units/mg of protein) (P<0.001). PLC activity in gastric cancer tissues was not correlated with histologic grade (P>0.05). PLC-gamma1 immunoreactivity was detected in all of 23 cases studied. The intensity and extent of PLC-gamma1 immunoreactivity was not correlated with PLC enzyme activity, although stronger intensity was demonstrated in malignant cells in comparison to normal gland epithelial cells. The present study provides the first evidence of significant elevation of PLC activity in human stomach cancer tissues. Our results strongly suggest that PLC might be involved in tumorigenesis and/or progression(uncontrolled continuous cycling of cells) of human gastric cancer. Further studies are needed to elucidate the role of elevated PLC activity in cancer tissues.

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