Fausto J Rodriguez

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gliosarcoma arising in oligodendroglial tumors ("oligosarcoma"): a clinicopathologic study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:351-62. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Ependymal tumors with sarcomatous change ("ependymosarcoma"): a clinicopathologic and molecular cytogenetic study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:699-709. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Galectin-3 expression is ubiquitous in tumors of the sellar region, nervous system, and mimics: an immunohistochemical and RT-PCR study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:1344-52. 2008
  4. pmc Interphase cytogenetics for 1p19q and t(1;19)(q10;p10) may distinguish prognostically relevant subgroups in extraventricular neurocytoma
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Brain Pathol 19:623-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Immunoglobulin derived depositions in the nervous system: novel mass spectrometry application for protein characterization in formalin-fixed tissues
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Lab Invest 88:1024-37. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Ependymoma and intraparenchymal calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the neural axis: incidental collision or unique reactive phenomenon?
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 115:363-6. 2008
  7. pmc Epithelial and pseudoepithelial differentiation in glioblastoma and gliosarcoma: a comparative morphologic and molecular genetic study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 113:2779-89. 2008
  8. pmc Ectopic low-grade adrenocortical carcinoma in the spinal region: immunohistochemical and molecular cytogenetic study of a pediatric case
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:142-8. 2009
  9. pmc Gliomas in neurofibromatosis type 1: a clinicopathologic study of 100 patients
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 67:240-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Anaplasia in pilocytic astrocytoma predicts aggressive behavior
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:147-60. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Gliosarcoma arising in oligodendroglial tumors ("oligosarcoma"): a clinicopathologic study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:351-62. 2007
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  2. doi request reprint Ependymal tumors with sarcomatous change ("ependymosarcoma"): a clinicopathologic and molecular cytogenetic study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:699-709. 2008
    ..Although rare, ependymal neoplasms must be included among the gliomas prone to undergo sarcomatous change and we propose the term "ependymosarcoma" for these tumors...
  3. doi request reprint Galectin-3 expression is ubiquitous in tumors of the sellar region, nervous system, and mimics: an immunohistochemical and RT-PCR study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:1344-52. 2008
    ..Diagnostic uses of this marker may be limited to specific settings, including some meningioma subtypes and nerve sheath tumors...
  4. pmc Interphase cytogenetics for 1p19q and t(1;19)(q10;p10) may distinguish prognostically relevant subgroups in extraventricular neurocytoma
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Brain Pathol 19:623-9. 2009
    ..5 to 5.5 years after first resection. These results suggest that 1p19q loss and t(1;19) occur in a subset of EVN, and may be associated with aggressive histology in these tumors...
  5. doi request reprint Immunoglobulin derived depositions in the nervous system: novel mass spectrometry application for protein characterization in formalin-fixed tissues
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Lab Invest 88:1024-37. 2008
    ..LC-MS/MS represents a novel application for characterization of these deposits and is of diagnostic utility in addition to standard immunohistochemical analyses...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ependymoma and intraparenchymal calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the neural axis: incidental collision or unique reactive phenomenon?
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 115:363-6. 2008
    ..The unique combination of an ependymoma with marked reactive gliosis and a calcifying pseudoneoplasm supports the reactive nature of the latter...
  7. pmc Epithelial and pseudoepithelial differentiation in glioblastoma and gliosarcoma: a comparative morphologic and molecular genetic study
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 113:2779-89. 2008
    ..Glioblastomas exhibit a remarkable tendency toward morphologic diversity. Although rare, pseudoepithelial components (adenoid or epithelioid) or true epithelial differentiation may occur, posing a significant diagnostic challenge...
  8. pmc Ectopic low-grade adrenocortical carcinoma in the spinal region: immunohistochemical and molecular cytogenetic study of a pediatric case
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:142-8. 2009
    ..This report demonstrates that ectopic adrenocortical tumors in the nervous system may exhibit clinicopathologic and cytogenetic features suggestive of adrenocortical carcinoma...
  9. pmc Gliomas in neurofibromatosis type 1: a clinicopathologic study of 100 patients
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 67:240-9. 2008
    ..Classic PA and LGSI are the most common, and most have favorable prognoses. By contrast, DAs are more aggressive, similar to those that arise sporadically...
  10. doi request reprint Anaplasia in pilocytic astrocytoma predicts aggressive behavior
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:147-60. 2010
    ..In summary, PA with anaplastic features exhibits a spectrum of morphologies and is associated with decreased survival when compared with typical PA...
  11. pmc Gene expression profiling of NF-1-associated and sporadic pilocytic astrocytoma identifies aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family member L1 (ALDH1L1) as an underexpressed candidate biomarker in aggressive subtypes
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 67:1194-204. 2008
    ..In summary, we have identified a molecular signature that distinguishes NF1-PA from S-PA and found that ALDH1L1 underexpression is associated with aggressive histology and/or biologic behavior...
  12. ncbi request reprint Oligodendroglial tumors: diagnostic and molecular pathology
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Semin Diagn Pathol 27:136-45. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of malignancy in craniopharyngioma
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:1020-8. 2007
    ..De novo malignancy in odontogenic tumors of the sella is even more unusual, but also has an ominous prognosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Central neurocytoma: management recommendations based on a 35-year experience
    James L Leenstra
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:1145-54. 2007
    ..METHODS AND MATErials: The data from 45 patients with central neurocytomas diagnosed between 1971 and 2003 were retrospectively evaluated. Various combinations of surgery, radiotherapy (RT), and chemotherapy had been used for treatment...
  15. doi request reprint Oligodendroglial tumors with marked desmoplasia: clinicopathologic and molecular features of 7 cases
    Mark Jentoft
    Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:845-52. 2011
    ..5 months after primary diagnosis. Oligodendroglial tumors with prominent desmoplasia are rare. Most cases demonstrate 1p19q codeletion and IDH1 mutations, and behave as expected for anaplastic oligodendroglial tumors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic grading of adult medulloblastomas
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 109:2557-65. 2007
    ..Histopathologic evaluation of the degree and extent of anaplasia is a useful prognostic parameter in pediatric medulloblastomas. Whether the same applies to adult medulloblastomas is not known...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ependymomas with neuronal differentiation: a morphologic and immunohistochemical spectrum
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 113:313-24. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of these observations is unknown but deserves further exploration...
  18. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes and role of chemotherapy in adults with newly diagnosed medulloblastoma
    Jason A Call
    Department of Radiation Oncology Division of Anatomic Pathology Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Division of Medical Oncology Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
    Am J Clin Oncol 37:1-7. 2014
    ..To assess the survival and role of adjuvant chemotherapy in adult medulloblastoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of cranial nerves and intracranial contents: a clinicopathologic study of 17 cases
    Bernd W Scheithauer
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:325-38. 2009
    ..Malignant cranial nerve sheath tumors are rare and are associated with the same poor prognosis as those of spinal nerves at other sites...
  20. ncbi request reprint Malignant myoepithelioma of cranial dura
    Sibel Erdogan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:807-11. 2007
    ..Intracranial dura should be added to various sites at which this morphologically heterogenous tumor may arise...
  21. pmc PI3K/AKT pathway alterations are associated with clinically aggressive and histologically anaplastic subsets of pilocytic astrocytoma
    Erika F Rodriguez
    Department of Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SE, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 121:407-20. 2011
    ..In summary, activation of the PI3K/AKT in addition to MAPK/ERK signaling pathways may underlie biological aggressiveness in PA. Specifically, it may mediate the increased proliferative activity observed in histologically anaplastic PA...
  22. ncbi request reprint Massive sellar and parasellar schwannoma
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hilton 11 Bldg, 200 First Street SW, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:1198-9. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint MGMT immunohistochemical expression and promoter methylation in human glioblastoma
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:59-65. 2008
    ..This study underscores some of the difficulties in applying immunohistochemistry to assess MGMT expression...
  24. doi request reprint BRAF alterations are frequent in cerebellar low-grade astrocytomas with diffuse growth pattern
    Cristiane M Ida
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 71:631-9. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic medulloblastoma with granular cell change
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 113:95-9. 2007
    ..This unusual finding suggests that the spectrum of granular cell change should be expanded to include tumors with primarily neuronal differentiation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with distinctive patterns of splenic and bone marrow involvement: clinicopathologic features of two cases
    William G Morice
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Mod Pathol 18:495-502. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Venous congestive myelopathy: a mimic of neoplasia
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mod Pathol 18:710-8. 2005
    ..Recognition of this entity by surgical pathologists is important, leading to the correct identification of a non-neoplastic lesion as well as of a surgically treatable disease...
  28. doi request reprint Intravascular lymphoma presenting as a longitudinally-extensive myelitis: diagnostic challenges and etiologic clues
    Neeraj Kumar
    Dept of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, United States
    J Neurol Sci 303:146-9. 2011
    ..The presence of coexisting hematologic abnormalities should prompt consideration of a bone marrow biopsy. Early diagnosis may direct therapy and lead to a more favorable prognosis...
  29. doi request reprint Glomus tumor and glomangioma of the nerve. Report of two cases
    Bernd W Scheithauer
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:348-56. 2008
    ..An uneventful postoperative recovery was noted in both patients. Glomus tumors and glomangiomas can involve major nerves on rare occasions. They seem to follow a favorable clinical course, and conservative resection can be of benefit...
  30. pmc Sleeping beauty-mediated somatic mutagenesis implicates CSF1 in the formation of high-grade astrocytomas
    Aaron M Bender
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer Res 70:3557-65. 2010
    ..Together, these results indicate that SB-insertional mutagenesis can identify high-grade astrocytoma-associated genes and they imply an important role for CSF1 in the development of these tumors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Unusual malignant glioneuronal tumors of the cerebrum of adults: a clinicopathologic study of three cases
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 112:727-37. 2006
    ..The use of minimal diagnostic criteria, e.g., immunoreactivity for a single antigen like neurofilament protein, may not be sufficient and should be discouraged...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary chondroma: a tumor associated with Carney triad and different from pulmonary hamartoma
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:1844-53. 2007
    ..They differ pathologically from pulmonary cartilaginous hamartomas on the basis of the presence of a thin fibrous pseudocapsule, frequent bone metaplasia, and calcification, and also the absence of entrapped epithelium and fat...
  33. ncbi request reprint Low grade malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor with smooth muscle differentiation
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 113:705-9. 2007
    ..Smooth muscle should be added to the spectrum of differentiation exhibited by malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Its recognition requires exclusion of the alternative diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma...
  34. pmc Identification of t(1;19)(q12;p13) and ploidy changes in an ependymosarcoma: a cytogenetic evaluation
    Abeer Z Tabbarah
    Department of Pathology, George Washington University, Washington, D C, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 31:142-5. 2012
    ..The significance of the genetic alterations we describe associated with sarcomatoid change in ependymal neoplasms, and ultimately their prognostic relevance, merits further study...
  35. doi request reprint HMGA2 rearrangements are rare in benign lipomatous lesions of the nervous system
    Fausto J Rodriguez
    Acta Neuropathol 116:337-8. 2008