Rita Alaggio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Myoepithelial carcinoma treatment in children: a report from the TREP project
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Woman s and Child s Health Department, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:643-6. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Spindle cell tumor with EWS-WT1 transcript and a favorable clinical course: a variant of DSCT, a variant of leiomyosarcoma, or a new entity? Report of 2 pediatric cases
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche Università di Padova and IOV Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:454-9. 2007
  3. pmc Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: an unusual association with diabetes mellitus in a child and review of literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G, Di Cristina Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:41. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Morphologic Overlap between Infantile Myofibromatosis and Infantile Fibrosarcoma: A Pitfall in Diagnosis
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche Azienda Ospedaliera Università di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 11:355-62. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Primitive myxoid mesenchymal tumor of infancy: a clinicopathologic report of 6 cases
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Oncology and Surgery, Section of Pathology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:388-94. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma: report of a case and review of the literature
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Diagnostic Medical Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 15:254-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Pediatric extra-renal rhabdoid tumors with unusual morphology: a diagnostic pitfall for small biopsies
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Oncologiche, Sezione Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 205:451-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Liposarcomas in young patients: a study of 82 cases occurring in patients younger than 22 years of age
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Pathology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:645-58. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Results of a prospective minimal disseminated disease study in human rhabdomyosarcoma using three different molecular markers
    Francesca Sartori
    Clinic for Pediatric Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 106:1766-75. 2006
  10. pmc Survivin expression and prognostic significance in pediatric malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST)
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e80456. 2013

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Myoepithelial carcinoma treatment in children: a report from the TREP project
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Woman s and Child s Health Department, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:643-6. 2014
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  2. ncbi request reprint Spindle cell tumor with EWS-WT1 transcript and a favorable clinical course: a variant of DSCT, a variant of leiomyosarcoma, or a new entity? Report of 2 pediatric cases
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche Università di Padova and IOV Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:454-9. 2007
    ..Alternatively, they could represent an unrecognized subgroup of tumors with spindle cell morphology, bearing the same translocation as desmoplastic small round cell tumor, but characterized by a more favorable clinical course...
  3. pmc Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: an unusual association with diabetes mellitus in a child and review of literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G, Di Cristina Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:41. 2010
    ..We here describe, to our knowledge, the first case of focal nodular hyperplasia in association with diabetes mellitus in childhood...
  4. doi request reprint Morphologic Overlap between Infantile Myofibromatosis and Infantile Fibrosarcoma: A Pitfall in Diagnosis
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche Azienda Ospedaliera Università di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 11:355-62. 2008
    ..Careful histologic evaluation to detect the typical features of IM is essential to avoid classification as IF. Molecular analysis for the ETV6-NTRK3 gene fusion is an important diagnostic tool in this group of lesions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Primitive myxoid mesenchymal tumor of infancy: a clinicopathologic report of 6 cases
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Oncology and Surgery, Section of Pathology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:388-94. 2006
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  6. doi request reprint Myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma: report of a case and review of the literature
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Diagnostic Medical Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 15:254-8. 2012
    ..Fine-needle aspiration cytology is a safe and useful tool for the diagnosis of pediatric patients with MIFS and is important for an accurate and precise preoperative workup to optimize subsequent management and treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Pediatric extra-renal rhabdoid tumors with unusual morphology: a diagnostic pitfall for small biopsies
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Oncologiche, Sezione Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 205:451-7. 2009
    ..A careful evaluation of clinical, pathological, and molecular findings is the key to a correct diagnostic approach of pediatric tumors...
  8. doi request reprint Liposarcomas in young patients: a study of 82 cases occurring in patients younger than 22 years of age
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Pathology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:645-58. 2009
    ..Additional study of such cases will be necessary for definitive classification...
  9. ncbi request reprint Results of a prospective minimal disseminated disease study in human rhabdomyosarcoma using three different molecular markers
    Francesca Sartori
    Clinic for Pediatric Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 106:1766-75. 2006
    ..ARMS is more aggressive and prone to distant tumor dissemination, whereas ERMS tends to expand and recur locally. Little information is available on bone marrow involvement by RMS...
  10. pmc Survivin expression and prognostic significance in pediatric malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST)
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e80456. 2013
    ..0038). Overall, these data support the concept that survivin can be regarded as a useful prognostic marker for pediatric MPNST and a promising target for therapeutic interventions. ..
  11. doi request reprint Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors in childhood: a report from the Italian Cooperative Group studies
    Rita Alaggio
    Pathology Department, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 116:216-26. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to identify morphologic or immunohistochemical prognostic markers and the possible pathogenic role of human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pediatric malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: the Italian and German soft tissue sarcoma cooperative group
    Modesto Carli
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Istituto Oncologico Veneto, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 23:8422-30. 2005
    ..To assess the value of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in children with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) and to identify risk factors associated with outcome...
  13. doi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy in pediatric patients: the experience in a single institution
    Patrizia Dall'igna
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Woman and Child Health, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 24:482-7. 2014
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  14. doi request reprint Calretinin, β-tubulin immunohistochemistry, and submucosal nerve trunks morphology in Hirschsprung disease: possible applications in clinical practice
    Andrea Volpe
    Pediatric Surgery, Department of Women s and Children s Health, University of Padova General Pathology and Cytopathology, Section of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:780-7. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Soft tissue tumors of uncertain origin
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Pathology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 15:267-305. 2012
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  16. pmc High IGFBP2 expression correlates with tumor severity in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma
    Lucia Tombolan
    Department of Biology and the Interdepartmental Research Center in Innovative Biotechnology CRIBI, Padova Hospital, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Pathol 179:2611-24. 2011
    ..Taken together, our data provide evidence that IGFBP2 contributes to tumor progression and that it could be used as a marker to better classify clinical and biological risks in RMS...
  17. doi request reprint Veno-occlusive disease in pediatric patients affected by Wilms tumor
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:258-61. 2011
    ..We describe five patients who developed VOD after chemotherapy for Wilms tumor (WT) and evaluate the role of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) and defibrotide for diagnosis and therapy of VOD, respectively...
  18. doi request reprint The Evolution of Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Classification in the Last 50 Years
    Rita Alaggio
    1 Department of Medicine DIMED, Pathology Unit, University of Padova, Via Gabelli, 61 35124, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 18:481-94. 2015
    ..This review discusses the history of the classification of soft tissue sarcomas in children and adolescents, the current transition toward integration of morphology and molecular genetics as new entities emerge, and future perspectives. ..
  19. doi request reprint Four cases of solitary fibrous tumour of the eye and orbit: one with sarcomatous transformation after radiotherapy and one in a 5-year-old child's eyelid
    Stella Blandamura
    Pathological Anatomy, DIMED Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 67:263-7. 2014
    ..This report describes four new cases of SFT/giant cell angiofibroma (GCA) of the eyelid and orbit, one in a 5-year-old child, and one with sarcomatous dedifferentiated transformation occurring 9 years after radiotherapy...
  20. doi request reprint Meconium periorchitis: a rare cause of fetal scrotal cyst--MRI and pathologic appearance
    Eleonora Cesca
    Pediatric Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Fetal Diagn Ther 26:38-40. 2009
    ..Histology was consistent with the diagnosis of meconium periorchitis, a rare and benign condition resulting from healed intrauterine bowel perforation...