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Colon tumor

Mesenchymal tumors

Solitary fibrous tumor of colon


Reviewers: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 2 May 2012, last major update May 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Occasionally occurs in peritoneal cavity and adheres to bowel

Case reports
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● 56 year old woman with malignant tumor growing into adipose tissue surrounding colon (Hinyokika Kiyo 2002;48:637)
● 62 year old man with perianal tumor (Surg Today 1999;29:642)

Micro description
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● Patternless pattern of spindle cells and collagen in variable amounts, staghorn vessels at the periphery

Positive stains
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● CD34

Negative stains
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● CD117

End of Colon tumor > Mesenchymal tumors > Solitary fibrous tumor of colon


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