Sherif A Rezk

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, Pathology
School of Medicine


Phone: (714) 456-5009
Fax: (714) 456 2394

University of California, Irvine
UCIMC, Bldg. 54, Rm 4702
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
EBV-associated lymphoproliferative disorders and the correlation of normal B-cell differentiation to neoplastic transformation
* Rezk S, Wheelock L, Fletcher JA, Oliveira AM, Keuker CP, Newburger PE, Xu B, Woda BA, and Miron PM. “Acute lymphocytic leukemia with eosinophilia and unusual karyotype”. Leuk Lymphoma. 2006 Jun;47(6):1176-9

* Rezk S and Weiss LM. “Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoproliferative disorders”. Hum Pathol. 2007 Sep; 38(9):1293-304

* Rezk S, Spagnolo D, Brynes RK, and Weiss LM. "Indeterminate cell tumor, a rare dendritic neoplasm". Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Dec;32(12):1868

* Rezk S and Huang Q. “Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma, nasal type extensively involving the bone marrow”. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2011;4(7):713-7

* Rezk S, Agrawal R, and Weiss LM. “Do indeterminate dendritic cells follow the footsteps of Langerhans cells and migrate to the lymph nodes?” Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2012; Jan;20(1):56-61

* Pasch W, Zhao X, and Rezk S. “Solitary plasmacytoma of the bone involving young individuals, is there a role for a preceding trauma?”
Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012 May;5(5):463-7

* Naemi K, Brynes RK, Reisian N, Johnston A, Dhillon R, Walavalkar V, Zhao X, and Rezk S. "Benign lymphoid aggregates in the bone marrow, distribution patterns of B and T lymphocytes". Hum Pathol 2013 Apr;44(4):512-20

* Wu W, Pasch W, Zhao X, and Rezk S. “Extraosseous Plasmacytoma with an Aggressive Course Occurring Solely in the Central Nervous System”
Neuropathology 2013 Jun;33(3):320-3

* Rezk S, Nathwani B, Zhao X, and Weiss LM. "Follicular dendritic cells: origin, function, and disease-associated patterns" Hum Pathol. 2013 Jun; 44(6):937-50

* Wu W, Youm W, Rezk S, and Zhao X. “HHV-8 Unrelated Primary Effusion Lymphoma-Like Lymphoma, a rare case and review of 48 cases in the literature” Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Aug; 140(2):258-73

* Pasch W, Wu W, Bach D, Zhao X, and Rezk S. “Epstein-Barr virus expression in plasma cell neoplasms and its association with plasmablastic morphologic features” J Hematopathology 2013 Dec;6(4):213-18

* Nael A, Wu ML, Rao PN, Rezk S, and Zhao X. “Extra nodal marginal zone lymphoma presenting within the Meckel diverticulum as diverticulitis”Case Rep Pathol. 2014;Apr; Epub

* Johnston A, Brynes RK, Naemi K, Reisian N, Bhansali D, Zhao X, and Rezk S. "Criteria for differentiating benign from malignant B-cell bone marrow lymphoid aggregates" Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015 Feb;139(2):233-40
Professional Societies
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
Society for Hematopathology
College of American Pathologists (CAP)
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
Other Experience
Graduate Programs
Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical

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