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Annual Lectureships


Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389

Philip J. Daroca, Jr., MD


Associate Professor

Surgical Pathology



Pathology, Charity Hospital of New Orleans, Tulane University Division, 1973



 M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1968



Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Diplomate of American Board of Pathology, 1973.



Surgical Pathology
Pulmonary Pathology

Invited Lectures:

Pulmonary Pathology (Neoplastic), Section of Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care & Environmental Medicine (Annual)

Pulmonary Pathology (Non-neoplastic) Section of Pulmonary Disease,

Critical Care & Environmental Medicine (Annual)

Pediatric Pulmonary Pathology (TUMC)

"Pattern Recognition of Pulmonary Interstitial Disease" October 8, 1998. American Osteopathic College of Pathologists. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.

Pathologist for 1997 Tri-State Conference of American Thoracic Society. January 10-11, 1997, New Orleans, LA.


Recent Publications or Reports

Original Manuscripts, letters and commentaries:

Rosenthal JE, Daroca PJ Jr, Cohen LS: Rupture of chronic left ventricular aneurysm after acute coronary thrombosis. Am J Cardiology 30:547-549, 1972.

Madewell JE, Daroca PJ Jr, Reed JC: RPC from AFIP. (Cavitary Pulmonary Hodgkin's Disease). Radiology 117:555-559, 1975. 

Daroca PJ Jr, Tuthill R, Reed RJ: Cholangiocarcinoma arising in congenital hepatic fibrosis. A case report. Arch Pathol 99:592-595, 1975.

Daroca PJ Jr: Case for diagnosis. (Neurofibroma with pseudo-meissnerian corpuscles) Military Med 141:21 and 29, 1976. 

Daroca PJ Jr, Mackenzie F, Reed RJ, Keane JM: Primary adenovillous carcinoma of the bladder. J Urology 115:41-45, 1976.

Kruglik GD, Reed JC, Daroca PJ Jr: RPC from the AFIP (Lymphangiomyomatosis). Radiology 120:583-588, 1976. 

Daroca PJ Jr, Landau RL, Reed RJ, Kappelman MD: Functioning lipoadenoma of the parathyroid gland. Arch Pathol Lab Med 101:28-30, 1977.

Reed RJ, Daroca PJ Jr, Harkin JC: Gangliocytic Paraganglioma. Am J Surg Path 1:207-216, 1977. 

Daroca PJ Jr: Amniotic fluid embolism. ASCP Check Sample Anat Pathol No.37, 1977.

Daroca PJ Jr., Mansfield RE, Ichinose H: Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: Report of a case with pseudoangiomatous features. Am J Surg Pathol 1:349-355, 1977.

Daroca PJ Jr: The mucogenic cells of congenital adenomatoid malformation of lung. Arch Pathol Lab Med 103:258-260, 1979.

Houch R, Bailey GL, Daroca PJ Jr, et al: Pentazocine abuse: Report of a case with pulmonary arterial cellulose granulomas and pulmonary hypertension.CHEST 77:227-230, 1980.

Daroca PJ Jr, Dhurandhar HN: Basaloid carcinoma of uterine cervix. Am J Surg Pathol 4:235-239, 1980

Daroca PJ Jr, Pulitzer DR, LoCicero J III: Ossifying fasciitis. Arch Pathol Lab Med 106:682-685, 1982.

Daroca PJ Jr, Kraus SD: Ceroid in mesenteric venules. Letter to the Editor. Arch Pathol Lab Med 106:694-695, 1982.

Love GL, Daroca PJ Jr: Bronchogenic sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells. Human Pathol 14:1004-1006, 1983.

Daroca PJ Jr, Reed RJ, Love GL, Kraus SD: Myoid hamartomas of the breast. Human Pathol 16; 212-219, 1985.

Daroca PJ Jr: Letter to the editor: Medullary carcinoma of the breast with granulomatous stroma. Human Pathol 18:761-763, 1987.

Godfrey RS, Faddis DM, Daroca PJ Jr, Sutherland C: Tumoral calcinosis and hyperparathyroidism. J LA State Med Soc 139:26-32, 1987.

Daroca PJ Jr, Robichaux WH: Basaloid carcinoma of the bronchus. Surg Pathol 2:339-344, 1989.

Valainis GT, Carlisle JT, Daroca PJ Jr, Gohd RS, Enelow TJ: Respiratory failure complicated by adenovirus serotype 29 in a patient with AIDS. Journal of Infectious Diseases 160:349-351, 1989.

Faddis DM, Daroca PJ Jr, Krementz ET: Oxyphilic (Hurthle-cell) adenoma arising in a black thyroid gland. Southern Medical Journal 83:976-978, 1990.

Daroca PJ Jr, Reed RJ, Martin P: Metastatic amelanotic melanoma simulating giant cell tumor of bone. Human Pathol 21:978-980, 1990.

Daroca PJ Jr, George WJ: Giant cell interstitial pneumonia. Southern Medical Journal 84:257-263, 1991. 

Martin AA, Sitton JE, Daroca PJ Jr, et al: Superior vena cava syndrome associated with malignant mesothelioma. J LA State Med Soc, 143:33-35, 1991. 

Daroca PJ Jr, Martin AA, Reed RJ, Krengel SS, Hellstrom WJG: Urethral nephrogenic adenoma: A report of three cases, including a case with infiltration of the prostatic stroma. J Urol Pathol. 1:157-172, 1993.

Steele R, Daroca PJ Jr, Hill S, Reed RJ, Thomas R: Multilocular renal cyst (cystic nephroma) with Mullerian-like stroma. Urology 43:549-553, 1994. 

Babycos PB and Daroca PJ Jr: Polypoid pulmonary endodermal tumor resembling fetal lung: Report of a case. Modern Pathology 8:303-306, 1995. 

Worley NK, Daroca PJ Jr: Lymphoepithelial carcinoma arising in oral accessory salivary gland. Arch. of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 123:638-640, 1997. 

Simmons BH, Gaglio P, Daroca PJ Jr, Gerber MA: Case Report: A 67-year-old woman with gastrointestinal hemorrhage and chronic hepatitis. J LA State Med Soc 149:485-489, 1997. 

Weldon C, Jones B, Daroca P, Beech D: Breast Leiomyoma. J LA State Med Soc, 150:367-370, 1998.

Zhao W, Daroca PJ Jr and Crawford, B: Clostridial Enteritis Necroticans versus Secondary Clostridial Infection Superimposed upon Ischemic Bowel Disease. J. LA State Med Soc, 154:251-255, 2002.

Hartz RS and Daroca PJ Jr. Clinical-Pathologic Conference: Cutaneous Paraneoplastic pemphigus associated with benign encapsulated thymoma. J. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 125:400-406, 2003.

Michaely HJ, Shore B, Daroca PJ, Plavsic BM: Michaely HJ, Daroca PJ, Plavsic BM: Brown Bowel Syndrome: Ungewöhnliche Ursache für eine Pseudoobstruktion des Dünndarms. RoFo Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr Neuen Bildgeb Verfahr. 175(8): 1143-4, 2003. 

Deussing E, Nemechek AJ and Daroca PJ Jr: Sclerosing Cervicitis: Report of a Skull Base Lesion with Literature Review. Head and Neck, 25(9):778-783,2003.

Crawford BE, Daroca PJ Jr, and Davis R: Peri-prostatic subendothelial intravascular granulomatosis: A mimic of high-grade intravascular prostatic adenocarcinoma. Int. J. Surg. Pathol. 12(1):75-78, 2004.


Hale S.S., Bales JG, Rosenzweig S., Daroca P. and Bennett JT. Bilateral patellar dislocation associated with alpha-mannosidase deficiency. J Pediatr Orthop B, 15:215-219, 2006.

Palacios E and Daroca Jr. PJ: Nasal Cavernous Hemangioma. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.June 2007, pp. 326 and 328.

Rogers B, Zeim S, Crawford B, Neitzschman H, Daroca P, and Scher C: Splenic papillary angioendothelioma in a six year old girl. Provisionally accepted for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Le K, Daroca PJ, Palacios E: Laryngeal Histoplasmosis as a Mimicker of Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Imaging and Histologic Findings. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, November 2007, pp. 662-664.

Palomino J., Saeed O., Daroca P, Lasky J.Dyspnea, cough and bilateral upper zone cavitary lesions in a 47-year-old man (Cavitary Pulmonary Sporotrichosis). Chest 2009; 135; 872-875.

Turney, J., Daroca P., Brown J., Jaffe, B.M. Immunohistochemical Staining and Malignancies of Unknown Primary Origin. J.LA.State Med Soc. 164; (in press)

Kandil, E., Khalek, M.A., Alabbas, H., Daroca P., Thethi, T., Friedlander P., Leblanc R., Abdullah O., Jaffe, B., and Crawford B. Black Thyroid Associated with Thyroid Carcinoma. Int. J. Endocrinology 2010 (3 pages)

Son T. Ho, Meredith Lakey, Byron Crawford, Philip J. Daroca, Alejandra A. Valenzuela. I Feel It in My Bones: A Rare Presentation of Idiopathic Sclerosing Orbital Inflammation.Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2013; 41 April; 304-305

Alraiyos A, Kheir F, Hirsh S, Salero D, Green L.B., Daroca P.J..A 40-year-old Woman with Multiple Lung Nodules.CHEST.2013: 143 (6) 1826-1829.

Palacios E., Quiroz-Casian A., Garcia L.G., Daroca P.J., Neitzschman H.R.Adult case of large sinonasal embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with intracranial extensionENT Journal 92 (4-5) April-May 2013: 177-178.

Kheir F., Daroca P, Laksy J.Phenytoin-Associated Granulomatous Pulmonary Vasculitis American Journal of Therapeutics. November 15, 2013. Doi 10.1097/MJT Case report PDF only.

Castillo-Jorge S., Fauria-Robinson C., Palacios E, Nguyen J., Self II, R.; Daroca P. Calvarial Plasmacytoma: An Unusual Manifestation of Multiple Myeloma J. La. State Medical Society 166: No. 4 July/Aug 2014

Blanchard A, Nguyen J, Palacios E, Vu J, Daroca P, Lewin E:Primary Mucosal Melanoma of the Larynx.Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.Accepted for Publication.



Lewin E, Daroca P, Sikka S, Wu T, Nakanishi Y:  Very Well-differentiated Gastric Adenocarcinoma of the Fundic Gland Type with Intriguing Morphologic Features:  A Case Report and Review of the Literature. ASCP Meeting, October 28-30, 2015, Long Beach, CA.

Lewin E., Daroca P, Wu Tong, Crawford Byron:Thyroid Pigmentation and its Association with Neoplasia. CAP Meeting, September 2014, Chicago, IL.

Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224