G Magro

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Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mammary myofibroblastoma: a tumor with a wide morphologic spectrum
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Via S Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1813-20. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Palisaded myofibroblastoma of the breast: a tumor closely mimicking schwannoma: Report of 2 cases
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 44:1941-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Atypical epithelioid cell myofibroblastoma of the breast with multinodular growth pattern: a potential pitfall of malignancy
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 209:463-6. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Fibrous hamartoma of infancy of the labium majus: a typical lesion in an unusual site
    G M Vecchio
    U O C Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania
    Pathologica 102:71-4. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Mammary and vaginal myofibroblastomas are genetically related lesions: fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis shows deletion of 13q14 region
    Gaetano Magro
    G F Ingrassia Department, Section of Anatomic Pathology, Policlinico Universitario Vittorio Emanuele, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:1887-93. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Vulvovaginal myofibroblastoma: expanding the morphological and immunohistochemical spectrum. A clinicopathologic study of 10 cases
    Gaetano Magro
    GF Ingrassia Department, Section of Anatomic Pathology, Policlinico Universitario Vittorio Emanuele, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:243-53. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Meningioma-like tumor of the thyroid: a previously undescribed variant of follicular adenoma
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 446:677-9. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric adrenocortical tumors: morphological diagnostic criteria and immunohistochemical expression of matrix metalloproteinase type 2 and human leucocyte-associated antigen (HLA) class II antigens. Results from the Italian Pediatric Rare Tumor (TREP) S
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:31-9. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint [Unusual non-neoplastic lesions in the "surgical pathology" of the thyroid]
    G Magro
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Anatomia, Patologia Diagnostica, Medicina Legale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica, Policlinico Universitario, Catania
    Pathologica 98:119-38. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Aberrant expression of TfR1/CD71 in thyroid carcinomas identifies a novel potential diagnostic marker and therapeutic target
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Thyroid 21:267-77. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Mammary myofibroblastoma: a tumor with a wide morphologic spectrum
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Via S Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1813-20. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Palisaded myofibroblastoma of the breast: a tumor closely mimicking schwannoma: Report of 2 cases
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 44:1941-6. 2013
    ..Pathologists should be aware of this unusual variant of mammary myofibroblastoma to assure a correct diagnosis...
  3. doi request reprint Atypical epithelioid cell myofibroblastoma of the breast with multinodular growth pattern: a potential pitfall of malignancy
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 209:463-6. 2013
    ..Immunohistochemistry revealed the fibroblastic/myofibroblatic (positivity for vimentin, desmin, CD34 and focally for α-smooth muscle actin) nature of proliferating cells, and therefore was crucial for a correct diagnosis. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Fibrous hamartoma of infancy of the labium majus: a typical lesion in an unusual site
    G M Vecchio
    U O C Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania
    Pathologica 102:71-4. 2010
    ..Awareness that fibrous hamartoma of infancy occurs at this site with irregular margins is important to avoid confusion with other lesions exhibiting a more aggressive behaviour...
  5. doi request reprint Mammary and vaginal myofibroblastomas are genetically related lesions: fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis shows deletion of 13q14 region
    Gaetano Magro
    G F Ingrassia Department, Section of Anatomic Pathology, Policlinico Universitario Vittorio Emanuele, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:1887-93. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Vulvovaginal myofibroblastoma: expanding the morphological and immunohistochemical spectrum. A clinicopathologic study of 10 cases
    Gaetano Magro
    GF Ingrassia Department, Section of Anatomic Pathology, Policlinico Universitario Vittorio Emanuele, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:243-53. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Meningioma-like tumor of the thyroid: a previously undescribed variant of follicular adenoma
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 446:677-9. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric adrenocortical tumors: morphological diagnostic criteria and immunohistochemical expression of matrix metalloproteinase type 2 and human leucocyte-associated antigen (HLA) class II antigens. Results from the Italian Pediatric Rare Tumor (TREP) S
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Hum Pathol 43:31-9. 2012
    ..Although pediatric adrenocortical tumors seem to be similar histologically to their adult counterparts, it is likely that they have distinctive molecular features...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Unusual non-neoplastic lesions in the "surgical pathology" of the thyroid]
    G Magro
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Anatomia, Patologia Diagnostica, Medicina Legale, Igiene e Sanità Pubblica, Policlinico Universitario, Catania
    Pathologica 98:119-38. 2006
    ..Lesions of thyroid tissue situated outside of the gland itself are not discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Aberrant expression of TfR1/CD71 in thyroid carcinomas identifies a novel potential diagnostic marker and therapeutic target
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Thyroid 21:267-77. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether TfR1/CD71 is also differentially expressed in benign versus malignant thyroid tissues...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incompletely differentiated (unclassified) sex cord/gonadal stromal tumor of the testis with a "pure" spindle cell component: report of a case with diagnostic and histogenetic considerations
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 203:759-62. 2007
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  12. doi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumour of the kidney with sarcomatous overgrowth. Case report and review of the literature
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    APMIS 116:1020-5. 2008
    ..A novel immunohistochemical finding was diffuse and strong S-100 protein expression by sarcomatous cells. This should be kept in mind by pathologists to avoid confusion with other S-100 protein-positive malignant neoplasms...
  13. doi request reprint Clinico-pathological features of breast myxoma: report of a case with histogenetic considerations
    Gaetano Magro
    Department G F Ingrassia, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele University Hospital, Via S Sofia 87, Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 456:581-6. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Lipomatous apocrine mixed tumor of the skin: an unusual giant lesion occurring in the breast
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 36:692-6. 2009
    ..Based on the histological features, the term 'lipomatous mixed tumor, apocrine type' was proposed for such a lesion. Histogenetic considerations about the lipomatous stromal component of the tumor are provided...
  15. doi request reprint Intradermal proliferative fasciitis in childhood: a potential diagnostic pitfall
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 38:59-62. 2011
    ..Awareness that PF may occur in the dermis, exhibiting occasional atypical mitoses, is crucial to avoid a misdiagnosis of malignancy...
  16. doi request reprint Polypoid angiomyofibroblastoma-like tumor of the oral cavity: a hitherto unreported soft tissue tumor mimicking embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento GF Ingrassia, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 204:837-43. 2008
    ..Awareness and recognition of this tumor is crucial to avoid a diagnosis of malignancy...
  17. doi request reprint Epithelioid-cell myofibroblastoma of the breast: expanding the morphologic spectrum
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Universita di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1085-92. 2009
    ..Awareness of epithelioid-cell MFB is important to avoid a misdiagnosis of malignancy...
  18. doi request reprint Multinucleated floret-like giant cells in sporadic and NF1-associated neurofibromas: a clinicopathologic study of 94 cases
    Gaetano Magro
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 456:71-6. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint [Mammary hamartoma with atypical stromal cells: a potential diagnostic dilemma]
    S Agabiti
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Gaspare Rodolico, Catania
    Pathologica 99:434-7. 2007
    ..Immunohistochemistry, showing positivity to vimentin and CD34, revealed that ASCs are fibroblastic in nature, and thus are likely to represent a morphological variant of the fibroblasts of the native mammary stroma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Expression of steroid hormone receptors, their regulated proteins, and bcl-2 protein in myofibroblastoma of the breast
    G Magro
    Istituto di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Histopathology 36:515-21. 2000
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  21. ncbi request reprint Lipomatous myofibroblastoma: a potential diagnostic pitfall in the spectrum of the spindle cell lesions of the breast
    G Magro
    Istituto di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Via Biblioteca 4, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 437:540-4. 2000
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  22. ncbi request reprint H-caldesmon expression in myofibroblastoma of the breast: evidence supporting the distinction from leiomyoma
    G Magro
    Dipartimento F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Catania, Italy
    Histopathology 42:233-8. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Intraparenchymal leiomyoma of the breast: report of a case with emphasis on needle core biopsy-based diagnosis
    G M Vecchio
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, AOU Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania
    Pathologica 105:122-7. 2013
    ..A complete review of the literature on the topic is provided and differential diagnostic problems are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Fibromatosis of the breast: a clinical, radiological and pathological study of 6 cases]
    G Magro
    Dipartimento F G Ingrassia, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, I 95123 Catania, Italia
    Pathologica 94:238-46. 2002
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  25. ncbi request reprint Atypical dermatofibroma with predominant epithelioid/deciduoid-like cell component. Histogenetic considerations in the wide spectrum of fibrohistiocytic dermal tumours
    P Amico
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Pathologica 102:115-8. 2010
    ..Accordingly, the morphological variants of dermatofibroma should be regarded as variations on a common basic theme. Differential diagnosis with other epitheliod cell dermal tumour- and tumour-like lesions is discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Spindle cell lipoma-like tumor, solitary fibrous tumor and myofibroblastoma of the breast: a clinico-pathological analysis of 13 cases in favor of a unifying histogenetic concept
    Gaetano Magro
    Istituto di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Via Biblioteca 4, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 440:249-60. 2002
    ..Accordingly, the encompassing term "benign spindle stromal tumors of the breast" is advocated for such tumors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparative immunohistochemical analysis of the expression of cytokeratins, vimentin and alpha-smooth muscle actin in human foetal mesonephros and metanephros
    G Magro
    Institute of Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Italy
    Histochem J 33:221-6. 2001
    ..This would suggest that the mesangial cells in these two renal structures have a different function during the foetal life...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Carcinoma of the Bellini collecting duct in paediatric patients: a case report and review of the literature]
    A Gurrera
    Dip G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Gaspare Rodolico, Catania, Italy
    Pathologica 99:301-5. 2007
    ..Collecting duct carcinoma is rare, and only 8 cases have been reported in the literature. The authors describe the clinico-pathological features of a fatal collecting duct carcinoma in an 11-year-old boy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lipoblast-like signet-ring cells in neurofibroma: a potential diagnostic pitfall of malignancy
    G M Vecchio
    Department G F Ingrassia, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Italy
    Pathologica 102:108-11. 2010
    ..Differential diagnostic problems and histogenetic considerations are provided...
  30. ncbi request reprint Potential pathological understaging of pT3 rectal cancer with less than 26 lymph nodes recovered: a prospective study based on a resampling of 50 rectal specimens
    Paolo Greco
    Department G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 449:647-51. 2006
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  31. doi request reprint Simultaneous tumors: acute myeloid leukemia infiltrating mediastinal ganglioneuroblastoma
    Andrea Di Cataldo
    Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:298-300. 2011
    ..Our observation suggests that in patients with more than one tumor, though discovered at different times, one neoplasm is not always secondary...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cathepsin D is a marker of ganglion cell differentiation in the developing and neoplastic human peripheral sympathetic nervous tissues
    G Magro
    Istituto di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Virchows Arch 437:406-12. 2000
    ..This is consistent with the current view that childhood NTs exhibit gene expression profiles mirroring those occurring during PSNS ontogenesis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Multilocular cystic epithelioid leiomyoma of the uterus with focal lymphangioma-like pattern: report of a case with immunohistochemical study
    G Magro
    Istituto di Anatomia ed Istologia Patologica, , Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 194:49-54. 1998
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  34. ncbi request reprint Benign spindle cell tumors of the mammary stroma: diagnostic criteria, classification, and histogenesis
    G Magro
    Istituto di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 197:453-66. 2001
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  35. ncbi request reprint Solitary neurofibroma of the mesentery: report of a case and review of the literature
    G Magro
    lnstitute of Anatomical Pathology, University of Catania, Caltanissetta, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 196:713-8. 2000
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  36. ncbi request reprint Pathologic examination and staging of rectal carcinoma: a critical review
    P Greco
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Pathologica 102:12-27. 2010
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  37. doi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumor of the oral cavity with a predominant leiomyomatous-like pattern: A potential diagnostic pitfall
    Paolo Amico
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Policlinico Universitario G Rodolico, Universita di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, Catania 95123, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 206:499-503. 2010
    ..The distinction of SFT from leiomyoma in the oral cavity is important to assure both correct treatment and prognostic information...
  38. doi request reprint Spindle cell/pleomorphic lipoma of the oral cavity
    Giada Vecchio
    Department G F Ingrassia, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 20:1992-4. 2009
    ..These findings would suggest a different pathogenetic pathway in spindle cell/pleomorphic lipoma of the oral cavity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Endometrial atypical (bizarre) stromal cells: a potential diagnostic pitfall in biopsy
    Maria Lo Monaco
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, Catania, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 200:625-7; discussion 629-30. 2004
    ..Morphological and immunohistochemical features are discussed in detail. The differential diagnosis to endometrial malignant tumors containing atypical mesenchymal cells is provided...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intrarenal solitary fibrous tumor of the kidney report of a case with emphasis on the differential diagnosis in the wide spectrum of monomorphous spindle cell tumors of the kidney
    Gaetano Magro
    Institute of Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 198:37-43. 2002
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  41. ncbi request reprint [Uterus in a male: persistent Mullerian duct syndrome. Report of a case with embryological considerations]
    A Gurrera
    Dipartimento F G Ingrassia, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Catania, Via S Sofia 87, I 95123 Catania, Italia
    Pathologica 94:306-9. 2002
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  42. pmc Idiopathic myenteric ganglionitis underlying acute 'dramatic' intestinal pseudoobstruction: report of an exceptional case
    A Racalbuto
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Organ Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 2:461-8. 2008
    ..Relationships between ganglionitis, idiopathic constipation and acute intestinal pseudoobstruction as well as therapeutic implications are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Squamous cell carcinoma in situ arising in ovarian mature cystic teratoma]
    A Gurrera
    Dipartimento G F Ingrassia, Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico G Rodolico, Catania, Italia
    Pathologica 100:9-12. 2008
    ..We describe a case of squamous cell carcinoma in mature cystic teratoma without an invasive component...
  44. ncbi request reprint Splenic lymphangiomatosis associated with skeletal involvement (Gorham's disease): a new case and review of literature
    M Barbagallo
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 61:231-6. 2009
    ..We report on a child in whom lymphangiomatosis involved both the bone and the spleen. A review of 166 cases is also reported...
  45. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of heat shock protein 27 in normal oral mucosa, oral epithelial dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma
    Rosy Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, II Dental Unit, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Oncol Rep 9:261-6. 2002
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  46. pmc Proteomic and postproteomic characterization of keratan sulfate-glycanated isoforms of thyroglobulin and transferrin uniquely elaborated by papillary thyroid carcinomas
    Gaetano Magro
    Department F G Ingrassia, Section of Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Am J Pathol 163:183-96. 2003
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  47. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of mucins 1-6 in papillary thyroid carcinoma: evidence for transformation-dependent post-translational modifications of MUC1 in situ
    Gaetano Magro
    Institute for Anatomic Pathology, University of Catania, Via Biblioteca 4, Catania, Italy
    J Pathol 200:357-69. 2003
    ..It is proposed that the observed differences in the glycosylation properties of normal and neoplastic MUC1 may be exploitable as an ancillary tool in the diagnosis of PTC...
  48. ncbi request reprint Epithelial misplacement in the muscularis propria after biopsy of a colonic adenoma
    Gaetano Magro
    Virchows Arch 450:603-5. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Myofibroblastoma-like changes in fibro(stromo)-epithelial lesions of the breast: report of two cases
    Gaetano Magro
    Virchows Arch 446:95-6. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Deciduoid-like stromal cells in a diabetic patient with bilateral gynecomastia: a potential diagnostic pitfall
    Gaetano Magro
    Virchows Arch 445:659-60. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint Atypical/bizarre spindle-cell epithelial metaplasia in nodular goiter: a potential diagnostic pitfall
    Gaetano Magro
    Virchows Arch 446:91-2. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint Small-cell variant of renal oncocytoma with dominating solid growth pattern: a potential diagnostic pitfall
    Gaetano Magro
    Virchows Arch 448:379-80. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Comments on the reporting of lymph nodes and tumour budding in the checklist of colorectal carcinoma
    Paolo Greco
    Virchows Arch 450:359-60. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Myxoid myofibroblastoma of the breast with atypical cells: a potential diagnostic pitfall
    Gaetano Magro
    Virchows Arch 450:483-5. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint CD10 is expressed by mammary myofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma of soft tissue: an additional evidence of their histogenetic linking
    Gaetano Magro
    Virchows Arch 450:727-8. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint Stromal tumors of the lower female genital tract: histogenetic, morphological and immunohistochemical similarities with the "benign spindle cell tumors of the mammary stroma"
    Gaetano Magro
    Pathol Res Pract 203:827-9. 2007