connective tissue neoplasms


Summary: Neoplasms composed of connective tissue, including elastic, mucous, reticular, osseous, and cartilaginous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective tissue.

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  1. Takakubo Y, Fukushima S, Asano T, Yamakawa M. CASE REPORTS: intraarticular fibroma of the tendon sheath in the knee. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005;439:280-5 pubmed
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging therefore was valid for detection of this intraarticular lesion. The lesion, which was located between the posterior capsule of the left knee and the posterior cruciate ligament, was excised arthroscopically...
  2. Plappert G, Heymer T, Schroeder P. [Gastrointestinal stromal tumor: individualized treatment for a special class of tumors]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2001;126:172-5 pubmed
    ..Neither radio- nor chemotherapy are successful. Life-long follow-up is indicated because the tumor's uncertain benignity. ..
  3. Montijano Huertes C, Chismol Abad J, Pons Soriano A, Seminario Eleta P, Fenollosa Gómez J. Elastofibroma dorsi. Report of five cases and review of the literature. Acta Orthop Belg. 2002;68:417-20 pubmed
    ..Although these lesions are benign, histological study is advisable to establish a differential diagnosis with malignant neoplastic processes. ..
  4. Kwon M, Lee S, Ahn G. Schwannomas of the gastrointestinal tract: clinicopathological features of 12 cases including a case of esophageal tumor compared with those of gastrointestinal stromal tumors and leiomyomas of the gastrointestinal tract. Pathol Res Pract. 2002;198:605-13 pubmed
    ..GI schwannomas, however, resembled soft tissue schwannomas in many aspects, and the clinical, gross, histological, and immunohistochemical features were different from those of GISTs and leiomyomas. ..
  5. Elabsi M, Amraoui M, Mederhri J, Elouanani M, Echarrab M, Elami E, et al. [Stromal tumor of the stomach with exo-gastric growth]. Rev Med Liege. 2002;57:789-92 pubmed
    ..The patient was maintained on careful surveillance. The histological features which characterize these tumors and their implications for prognosis and therapy are briefly discussed. ..
  6. Coras B, Roesch A, Koschorreck L, Landthaler M, Vogt T. Post-traumatic iatrogenic aggravation of eruptive collagenomas in a child. Eur J Dermatol. 2006;16:196-7 pubmed
  7. Bishop J, Rekhtman N, Chun J, Wakely P, Ali S. Malignant solitary fibrous tumor: cytopathologic findings and differential diagnosis. Cancer Cytopathol. 2010;118:83-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Immunoperoxidase staining has some utility, mainly in ruling out other neoplasms in the differential diagnosis. ..
  8. Blanke C, Eisenberg B, Heinrich M. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2001;2:485-91 pubmed
    ..Its use can serve as a paradigm for designing molecularly targeted therapies for other malignancies. ..
  9. Papadimitriou J, Nikitakis N, Armand R. Immunohistochemical studies in the differential diagnosis of small round cell soft tissue tumors. Arkh Patol. 2004;66:31-6 pubmed

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  1. Paulli M, Arcaini L, Lucioni M, Boveri E, Capello D, Passamonti F, et al. Subcutaneous 'lipoma-like' B-cell lymphoma associated with HCV infection: a new presentation of primary extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of MALT. Ann Oncol. 2010;21:1189-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (MZL) represents one of the most frequent lymphoma subtypes associated with HCV infection. We describe an unusual subset of HCV-associated MZL characterized by subcutaneous presentation...
  2. Nada R, Vaiphei K, Singh R, Wig J, Gupta N, Banerjee A. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors the assessment of malignant potential. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2001;44:393-7 pubmed
    ..Hence, other features like hemorrhage, necrosis and anaplasia should also be included in risk assessment. Metaplastic tissues like bone, cartilage and adipose tissues were seen only in high-risk categories. ..
  3. Neto M, Machuca T, Pinho R, Yuasa L, Bleggi Torres L. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor: report of two unusual cases. Virchows Arch. 2004;444:594-6 pubmed
  4. Vauhkonen H, Savola S, Kaur S, Larramendy M, Knuutila S. Molecular karyotyping in sarcoma diagnostics and research. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2006;587:53-63 pubmed
    ..We review here the clinically most relevant cytogenetic and molecular changes in sarcomas and describe latest microarray techniques for screening of clinically relevant gene copy number and expression changes. ..
  5. Wu K. Differential diagnosis of pedal osseous neoplasms. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 1993;10:683-715 pubmed
    ..Numerous radiographs, CT scans, MR images, arteriograms, and photomicrographs supplement the text...
  6. Nishida T, Hirota S, Taniguchi M, Hashimoto K, Isozaki K, Nakamura H, et al. Familial gastrointestinal stromal tumours with germline mutation of the KIT gene. Nat Genet. 1998;19:323-4 pubmed
  7. Henley J, Ferry J, Ulbright T. Miscellaneous rare paratesticular tumors. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2000;17:319-39 pubmed
    ..Plasmacytoma and granulocytic sarcoma of the paratestis are even more rare and are often susceptible to misinterpretation. Finally, metastatic tumors and a variety of other very rare neoplasms are discussed. ..
  8. Yoshimi I, Marugame T. Mortality trend of central nervous system, eye, thyroid, skin, connective tissue and bone in Japan: 1960-2000. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2004;34:287-90 pubmed
  9. Terlikowski S, Nowak H, Famulski W, Sulkowska M. Effect of the cytokine rhTNF-alpha on the population of mast cells in the growth of MethA fibrosarcoma--a TEM study. Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2001;39 Suppl 2:199-200 pubmed
    ..Thus, it is not clear whether MC contribute to the inhibition of tumor growth or have an adjunctive role in tumor progression. ..
  10. Joyner D, Damron T, Aboulafia A, Bokor W, Bastar J, Randall R. Heterogeneous expression of melanoma antigen (hMAGE) mRNA in mesenchymal neoplasia. Tissue Antigens. 2006;68:19-27 pubmed
  11. Murugesan M, Courtauld E, Fisher C, Nathan S. Renal capsular PEComa--a rare cause of surgically correctable renal hypertension. Int Urol Nephrol. 2007;39:705-7 pubmed
    ..We report this case because of its rarity and also Renal Capsular PEComa should be considered as a rare cause of renal hypertension, which can be surgically cured. ..
  12. Roels H. Histopathology of laryngeal tumours. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 1992;46:127-39 pubmed
    ..The description is based on the light microscopical and histochemical characteristics of these tumours. The relation to the clinical presentation is briefly mentioned. The correlation between the subtypes and prognosis is discussed...
  13. Ramírez Bárcena P, Rodriguez Castellanos M, Fajardo Barajas D, Sandoval Tress C. Cutaneous cartilaginous tumor. Dermatol Surg. 2006;32:1513-5 pubmed
  14. Fefferman N, Pinkney L, Rivera R, Popiolek D, Hummel Levine P, Cosme J. Sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovary in a premenarchal female. Pediatr Radiol. 2003;33:56-8 pubmed
    ..We present a case of SST of the ovary in a 10-year-old premenarchal female, the youngest patient to our knowledge reported in the literature, and describe the ultrasound and CT findings with pathologic correlation...
  15. Demetri G. Identification and treatment of chemoresistant inoperable or metastatic GIST: experience with the selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor imatinib mesylate (STI571). Eur J Cancer. 2002;38 Suppl 5:S52-9 pubmed
    ..This work provides proof of concept to the hypothesis that selective inhibition of aberrant signal transduction can provide important anticancer activity, if the proper signaling pathways are identified and blocked. ..
  16. Sciot R, Rosai J, Dal Cin P, De Wever I, Fletcher C, Mandahl N, et al. Analysis of 35 cases of localized and diffuse tenosynovial giant cell tumor: a report from the Chromosomes and Morphology (CHAMP) study group. Mod Pathol. 1999;12:576-9 pubmed
  17. Sarlomo Rikala M, Tsujimura T, Lendahl U, Miettinen M. Patterns of nestin and other intermediate filament expression distinguish between gastrointestinal stromal tumors, leiomyomas and schwannomas. APMIS. 2002;110:499-507 pubmed
    ..The potential presence of K8 and K18 in GISTs should not lead to the misdiagnosis of carcinoma on biopsy. ..
  18. Uehara M, Inokuchi T, Ikeda H. Enhanced susceptibility of mouse squamous cell carcinoma to photodynamic therapy combined with low-dose administration of cisplatin. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;64:390-6 pubmed
    ..Administration of low-dose CDDP 3 hours before PDT appears to be a useful treatment modality. ..
  19. Feng X, Zhang L, Zhu H. Comparative anticancer and antioxidant activities of different ingredients of Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761). Planta Med. 2009;75:792-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Terpene trilactones cannot exert the anticancer effects of flavonoids in vivo. Raising the levels of the free radical scavenger enzymes GST, SOD and CAT may be one of the involved anticancer mechanisms. ..
  20. Langer C, Gunawan B, Schuler P, Huber W, Fuzesi L, Becker H. Prognostic factors influencing surgical management and outcome of gastrointestinal stromal tumours. Br J Surg. 2003;90:332-9 pubmed
    ..Complete surgical resection is the most important means of cure for GISTs. DNA copy number changes are related to the behaviour of these tumours and may serve as additional prognostic markers. ..
  21. Estrada Villaseñor E, Cedillo E, Martínez G. Scrape cytology of myositis ossificans: report of a case and analysis of the cytologic findings described previously. Diagn Cytopathol. 2008;36:50-3 pubmed
  22. ten Heuvel S, Hoekstra H, Bastiaannet E, Suurmeijer A. The classic prognostic factors tumor stage, tumor size, and tumor grade are the strongest predictors of outcome in synovial sarcoma: no role for SSX fusion type or ezrin expression. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2009;17:189-95 pubmed publisher
    ..SYT-SSX fusion type was not correlated with survival in our series. Ezrin expression levels were not discriminative in predicting outcome. ..
  23. Tsujimura T, Makiishi Shimobayashi C, Lundkvist J, Lendahl U, Nakasho K, Sugihara A, et al. Expression of the intermediate filament nestin in gastrointestinal stromal tumors and interstitial cells of Cajal. Am J Pathol. 2001;158:817-23 pubmed
    ..These results show that nestin may be a useful marker for diagnosis of GISTs, and support the current hypothesis that GISTs are tumors of stem cells that differentiate toward an ICC phenotype. ..
  24. Sawick B, Kasacka L, Chyczewski L, Sobolewski K. Preliminary evaluation of mast cells in rats with an experimental fibrosarcoma induced by 3-methylcholanthrene. Folia Histochem Cytobiol. 2001;39 Suppl 2:96-7 pubmed
    ..The distinct increase in immunostaining was found for tryptase in mast cells of the tumor periphery zone, where most areas of strong neoangiogenesis were found. ..
  25. Guilhon E, Voisin P, de Zwart J, Quesson B, Salomir R, Maurange C, et al. Spatial and temporal control of transgene expression in vivo using a heat-sensitive promoter and MRI-guided focused ultrasound. J Gene Med. 2003;5:333-42 pubmed
    ..Induced expression was also clearly shown for temperature in the range 44-48 degrees C but not at 42 degrees C. Heating with MRI-FUS allows a tight and non-invasive control of transgene expression in a tumour. ..
  26. Mathur S, Dahiya S, Nayak A, Bhatla N, Singh M. Sclerosing stromal tumour of ovary--a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of five cases. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2004;47:333-5 pubmed
  27. Piza Katzer H, Bauer T, Biedermann R, Estermann D. [Heterotopic hand replantation following radical tumor resection in the elbow region. Functional results 15 months after surgery]. Orthopade. 2006;35:791-7 pubmed
  28. Rogers D, Aliano V. Metastatic angioinvasive lymphoma (lymphomatoid granulomatosis) in a cat. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2009;21:390-4 pubmed
    ..The AIL in this cat was unusual because the extrapulmonary metastases involved the skin and subcutis. ..
  29. Ostrowski M, McEnery K. Cartilaginous lesions of the skeleton. Am J Clin Pathol. 2002;117 Suppl:S3-25 pubmed
    ..We review the lesions most commonly encountered by the surgical pathologist, their differential diagnoses, and recently discovered features of these lesions. ..
  30. Girard C, Bessis D. Papulolinear collagenoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006;54:S240 pubmed
  31. Seijas R, Ares O, Sierra J, Perez Dominguez M. Oncogenic osteomalacia: two case reports with surprisingly different outcomes. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009;129:533-9 pubmed publisher
    ..If scintigraphy of the tumor shows octreotide receptors, patients may respond partially to therapy with somatostatin analogs, with stabilization of the lesion...
  32. Cunningham R, Abbondanzo S, Chu W, Emory T, Sobin L, O Leary T. Apoptosis, bcl-2 expression, and p53 expression in gastrointestinal stromal/smooth muscle tumors. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2001;9:19-23 pubmed
    ..There was no relation between p53 immunoreactivity and survival. These results suggest that inhibition of apoptosis may be associated with malignant behavior in patients with gastrointestinal stromal/smooth muscle tumors...
  33. Nigam S, Dhingra K, Gulati A. Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor of the hard palate--a case report. J Oral Pathol Med. 2006;35:126-8 pubmed
    ..After serial sections no other component was observed and a diagnosis of ECMT was made by exclusion. The patient is asymptomatic on follow up. A review of existing literature is also presented here...
  34. Fligman I, Lonardo F, Jhanwar S, Gerald W, Woodruff J, Ladanyi M. Molecular diagnosis of synovial sarcoma and characterization of a variant SYT-SSX2 fusion transcript. Am J Pathol. 1995;147:1592-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, a diagnosis of SS may be confirmed in > 90% of cases using RT-PCR detection of the chimeric transcript resulting from the t(X;18), and the incidence of molecular variants appears low...
  35. Lee S, Park S, Song K, Yoon T, Kim T. Papular elastorrhexis in childhood improved by intralesional injections of triamcinolone. J Dermatol. 2001;28:569-71 pubmed
    ..His skin lesions were improved by intralesional injections of triamcinolone but recurred after four months...
  36. Buchdunger E, O Reilly T, Wood J. Pharmacology of imatinib (STI571). Eur J Cancer. 2002;38 Suppl 5:S28-36 pubmed
    ..The pharmacology of imatinib and its activity in various tumor models is discussed...
  37. Teixeira M, Ribeiro F, Cerveira N, Torres L, Amaro T, Henrique R, et al. Karyotypic divergence and convergence in two synchronous lung metastases of a clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses with t(12;22)(q13;q12) and type 1 EWS/ATF1. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2003;145:121-5 pubmed
    ..We conclude that both clonal divergence and convergence may be operative during tumor progression of CCS...
  38. Chan S, Law W, Chu K. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour presenting as incarcerated inguinal hernia. ANZ J Surg. 2004;74:391-2 pubmed
  39. Tsukanov I, Tsukanov A. [Varicosis of the lower extremities as a consequence of connective tissue dysplasia]. Angiol Sosud Khir. 2004;10:84-9 pubmed
    ..Secondly, CTD that initially impairs valve morphology, results in local varicosis under the effect of reflux hydrodynamic strokes at the weakened venous wall...
  40. Grasland A, Vinceneux P, Jos E, Grossin M. Synovial neurofibromatosis in von Recklinghausen's disease. Am J Med. 2005;118:798-9 pubmed
  41. Salameire D, Laverriere M, Ferretti G, Brichon P, Lantuejoul S. [Pathology of primary tumors and pseudotumors of the pleura]. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2006;62:80-6 pubmed
    ..We detail here the new WHO classification 2004 explaining the different entities, excluding metastatic tumors which are the most frequent tumors of the pleura...
  42. Chmielik L, Frackiewicz M, Krajewski R, Woloszczuk Gebicka B, Chmielik M. Perioperative problems and treatment of a teenager with a juvenile angiofibroma refusing blood transfusion. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;73:689-92 pubmed publisher
    ..According to the latest research, juvenile angiofibroma is regarded as a developmental defect, affecting the embryonic vascular network surrounding the sphenoid bone...
  43. Baujat B, Attal P, Racy E, Quillard J, Parker F, Evennou A, et al. Chondromyxoid fibroma of the nasal bone with extension into the frontal and ethmoidal sinuses: report of one case and a review of the literature. Am J Otolaryngol. 2001;22:150-3 pubmed
    ..Editorial comment: The authors concisely review management of this rare tumor, emphasizing that complete surgical excision, rather than curettage, is required for long term control.]..
  44. Choi J, Lee M, Chang S, Choi J, Sung K, Moon K, et al. Isolated plantar collagenoma. Br J Dermatol. 2002;146:164-5 pubmed
  45. Miettinen M, Majidi M, Lasota J. Pathology and diagnostic criteria of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs): a review. Eur J Cancer. 2002;38 Suppl 5:S39-51 pubmed
    ..Functional analysis of the different c-kit mutations and their impact on the response to tyrosine kinase inhibitors are under intense investigation...
  46. Overstreet K, Barone R, Robin H. Secondary amyloidosis and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. A case report and discussion of pathogenesis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003;127:470-3 pubmed
    ..This case is unique in that extensive, diffuse amyloid deposits were observed in the spleen, adrenal gland, and liver...
  47. Furfaro T. Connective tissue nevus. Dermatol Nurs. 2006;18:165 pubmed
  48. Parfitt J, Bella A, Izawa J, Wehrli B. Malignant neoplasm of perivascular epithelioid cells of the liver. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006;130:1219-22 pubmed
  49. Des Jean R, Eble J, Zhang S, Cheng L. Pure cartilaginous teratoma of the testis: an immunohistochemistry and fluorescence in situ hybridisation study. J Clin Pathol. 2007;60:1166-8 pubmed
  50. DeWitt C, Collins M, Cowen E. Diffuse pain, hypophosphatemia, and a subcutaneous nodule. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007;57:509-12 pubmed
  51. Taupin A, Soubeyrand E, Garmi R, Traore H, Compere J, Benateau H. [Benign cartilaginous tumors of the jaws]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2009;110:290-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The histogenesis is still discussed but an embryological hypothesis is suggested. Chondroma, osteochondroma, chondroblastoma and chondromyxoid fibroma are the main benign maxillary cartilaginous tumors...
  52. Floyd W, Troum S. Benign cartilaginous lesions of the upper extremity. Hand Clin. 1995;11:119-32 pubmed
    ..Common and rare benign cartilaginous neoplasms and diseases of multiple cartilaginous lesions are discussed. Particular attention is paid to patient demographics, physical and radiographic findings, pathology, and treatment...
  53. Judson I. Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST): biology and treatment. Ann Oncol. 2002;13 Suppl 4:287-9 pubmed
  54. Ohguri T, Aoki T, Hisaoka M, Watanabe H, Nakamura K, Hashimoto H, et al. Differential diagnosis of benign peripheral lipoma from well-differentiated liposarcoma on MR imaging: is comparison of margins and internal characteristics useful?. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003;180:1689-94 pubmed
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the reliability of MR imaging in distinguishing between benign lipoma and well-differentiated liposarcoma...
  55. Liu C, Huang M, Lin S, Chang K, Tzen C. Neo-adjuvant STI571 therapy for high-risk gastrointestinal stromal tumour. ANZ J Surg. 2004;74:289-90 pubmed
  56. Kaplan I, Anavi Y, Calderon S. Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumour of the anterior tongue. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;33:404-7 pubmed
    ..The low Ki67 expression is in agreement with the low growth rate, small size and lack of mitotic activity in the present cases, as well as in those previously described...
  57. Luedde T, Tacke F, Chavan A, Langer F, Klempnauer J, Manns M. Yersinia infection mimicking recurrence of gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2004;39:609-12 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, GISTs have a high likelihood of recurrence even after complete resection, but an asymptomatic infection such as yersiniosis must be considered as a differential diagnosis to GIST recurrence...
  58. Dorai A, Halim A, Zulmi W. Versatility of the latissimus dorsi flap in upper limb salvage tumour surgery. Med J Malaysia. 2004;59 Suppl F:42-6 pubmed
    ..Eleven consecutive cases were reviewed in which latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap was used to reconstruct soft tissue defects of the upper limb following radical tumor resection. Flap survival was 100% with nominal donor site morbidity...
  59. Li T, Lue K, Lin Z, Lu K. Arthroscopic treatment for gouty tophi mimicking an intra-articular synovial tumor of the knee. Arthroscopy. 2006;22:910.e1-3 pubmed
    ..We also describe its MRI appearance, which was compatible with the clinical suspicion. After arthroscopic excision of the "tumor," the patient was symptom free...
  60. Goveas N, Ethunandan M, Cowlishaw D, Flood T. Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumour of the tongue: Unlikely to originate from myoepithelial cells. Oral Oncol. 2006;42:1026-8 pubmed
    ..The histogenesis of the lesion remains speculative and our study seems to discount myoepithelial cells as a potential source...
  61. Dim D, Cooley L, Miranda R. Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses: a review. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007;131:152-6 pubmed
    ..The beneficial effects of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy have not been fully evaluated. This article provides a short overview of the current knowledge of clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses...
  62. Ciatti R, Mariani P. Fibroma of tendon sheath located within the ankle joint capsule. J Orthop Traumatol. 2009;10:147-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The mass was completely excised by open surgery. Histopathological analysis later confirmed the diagnosis of a fibroma of the tendon sheath...
  63. Matsui Y, Nakata K, Araki N, Ozono K, Fujita Y, Tsumaki N, et al. Alternative splicing of fibronectin transcripts in osteochondrogenic tumors. Anticancer Res. 2001;21:1103-6 pubmed
    ..Although FN shows an ubiquitous expression pattern, alternative mRNA splicing modulates tissue-specific molecular heterogeneity at three regions: extra domain-B, extra domain-A and variable region...
  64. Klausner A, Unger P, Fine E. Recurrent prostatic stromal proliferation of uncertain malignant potential: a therapeutic challenge. J Urol. 2002;168:1493-4 pubmed
  65. Matushansky I, Maki R. Mechanisms of sarcomagenesis. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2005;19:427-49, v pubmed
    ..Finally, the ways in which these advances in basic science are translating into and redefining clinical practice are highlighted...
  66. Sumi C. Usefulness of ultrasonic strain measurement-based shear modulus reconstruction for diagnosis and thermal treatment. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2005;52:1670-89 pubmed
    ..These results are encouraging in that they will promote use of 2-D and 3-D reconstruction techniques...
  67. Liu P. Radiological reasoning: Acutely painful swollen finger. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007;188:S13-7 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the differential diagnosis of finger masses and their imaging appearances...
  68. Strzelczyk A, Vogt H, Hamer H, Kramer G. Continuous phenobarbital treatment leads to recurrent plantar fibromatosis. Epilepsia. 2008;49:1965-8 pubmed publisher
  69. Boudet M, de Mestier P. [Gastrointestinal stromal tumors]. J Chir (Paris). 2001;138:104-8 pubmed
    ..After resection, survival is almost 50% at 5 years and depends particulary on tumors size, the presence of synchronous metastases and mitosis count...
  70. Schwartz D, Einck J, Bellon J, Laramore G. Fast neutron radiotherapy for soft tissue and cartilaginous sarcomas at high risk for local recurrence. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2001;50:449-56 pubmed
    ..Cartilaginous sarcomas have also been included in this high-risk group. This report updates and expands our previously described experience with this approach...
  71. Miyauchi T, Ishikawa M, Nisioka M, Kashiwagi Y, Miki H, Sato Y, et al. Giant gastrointestinal stromal tumor, associated with esophageal hiatus hernia. J Med Invest. 2002;49:186-92 pubmed
    ..The patient could eat solid food and was discharged. In the treatment of esophageal hiatus hernia, the rare association of GIST should be considered...
  72. Hodgson S, Clarke B, Tebben P, Mullan B, Cooney W, Shives T. Oncogenic osteomalacia: localization of underlying peripheral mesenchymal tumors with use of Tc 99m sestamibi scintigraphy. Endocr Pract. 2006;12:35-42 pubmed
    ..To highlight a strategy for potential detection of mesenchymal tumors in oncogenic malacia, as illustrated by 3 cases...
  73. van Zeeland Y, Hernandez Divers S, Blasier M, Vila Garcia G, DeLong D, Stedman N. Carpal myxosarcoma and forelimb amputation in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Vet Rec. 2006;159:782-5 pubmed
  74. Solodukhin K, Svistov A, Filippov A. [The specific features of coronary disease course against the background of connective tissue undifferentiated dysplasia syndrome]. Voen Med Zh. 2007;328:34-7 pubmed
  75. Sampo M, Tarkkanen M, Huuhtanen R, Tukiainen E, Bohling T, Blomqvist C. Impact of the smallest surgical margin on local control in soft tissue sarcoma. Br J Surg. 2008;95:237-43 pubmed
    ..The aim was to review a single-institution experience of a prospective treatment protocol for soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity and trunk wall, with particular focus on the smallest surgical margin leading to local control...
  76. Vecchio G, Caltabiano R, Gurrera A, Lanzafame S. Lipoma with osteocartilaginous metaplasia: case report and literature review. Pathologica. 2010;102:28-9 pubmed
    ..We describe a case of lipoma with osteochondroid metaplasia in a 65-year-old woman with an indolent lesion, and discuss differential diagnoses...
  77. Van Oosterom A, Judson I, Verweij J, Stroobants S, Dumez H, Donato Di Paola E, et al. Update of phase I study of imatinib (STI571) in advanced soft tissue sarcomas and gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a report of the EORTC Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma Group. Eur J Cancer. 2002;38 Suppl 5:S83-7 pubmed
    ..In summary, imatinib is generally well tolerated and has significant activity during long-term treatment of patients with advanced GISTs...
  78. Connolly E, Gaffney E, Reynolds J. Gastrointestinal stromal tumours. Br J Surg. 2003;90:1178-86 pubmed
    ..GISTs are notoriously unresponsive to chemotherapy and, until the recent introduction of the KIT inhibitor imatinib, there has been no effective therapy for advanced, metastatic disease...
  79. Martin Duverneuil N, Lafitte F, Jarquin S, Guillevin R, Chiras J. [The sphenoid: tumoral pathology]. J Neuroradiol. 2003;30:225-37 pubmed
  80. Pricola K, Dutta S. Stealth surgery: subcutaneous endoscopic excision of benign lesions of the trunk and lower extremity. J Pediatr Surg. 2010;45:840-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously reported our experience with transaxillary subcutaneous endoscopic approach for removal of benign lesions of the neck. Here we report a similar approach for removing benign lesions of the trunk and lower extremity...
  81. Talmon G, Khan A, Koerber R, Lele S, Johansson S. A cribriform urothelial neoplasm of the renal pelvis: an adenoid cysticlike variant of inverted urothelial papilloma or florid ureteritis cystica?. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010;134:1557-9 pubmed publisher
    ..It is important for pathologists to recognize this growth pattern as a possible variant of urothelial tumors...
  82. Wenig B, Mafee M, Ghosh L. Fibro-osseous, osseous, and cartilaginous lesions of the orbit and paraorbital region. Correlative clinicopathologic and radiographic features, including the diagnostic role of CT and MR imaging. Radiol Clin North Am. 1998;36:1241-59, xii pubmed
    ..The value of imaging studies in the histopathologic diagnosis of these lesions cannot be overemphasized. The histopathologic diagnosis of such lesions should not be rendered in the absence of radiographic correlation...
  83. Hirota S. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: their origin and cause. Int J Clin Oncol. 2001;6:1-5 pubmed
  84. Joyner D, Wade M, Szabo A, Bastar J, Coffin C, Albritton K, et al. Discriminate gene lists derived from cDNA microarray profiles of limited samples permit distinguishing mesenchymal neoplasia ex vivo. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2005;131:137-46 pubmed
    ..This technique may enable an eventual molecular classification schema based on expression profiles that can complement current clinical and pathologic diagnostic procedures in mesenchymal tumors...
  85. Neverov V, Dadalov M, Rodomanova L, Serb S. [Tumors of the hand bones]. Vestn Khir Im I I Grek. 2004;163:65-7 pubmed
    ..It presents a classification of hand bone tumors, pathogenesis, clinical course of the most common tumors, methods of surgical treatment. Results of treatment of 108 patients with hand bone tumors are described...
  86. Ryder H, Antaya R. Nevus anelasticus, papular elastorrhexis, and eruptive collagenoma: clinically similar entities with focal absence of elastic fibers in childhood. Pediatr Dermatol. 2005;22:153-7 pubmed
    ..There may be sufficient clinical and histopathologic similarity to indicate that these three entities represent a single disease or disease spectrum. We believe that this entity should be referred to as papular elastorrhexis...
  87. Foo C, Kumarasinghe S. Juvenile elastoma: a forme fruste of the Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome?. Australas J Dermatol. 2005;46:250-2 pubmed
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