Lung tumor
Desmoplastic small round cell tumor

Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 23 October 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: desmoplastic small round cell tumor lung

Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain D. Desmoplastic small round cell tumor. website. Accessed December 14th, 2019.
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Nests of small round tumor cells within a cellular and vascular collagenous stroma
Microscopic (histologic) images

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H&E, stains

Negative stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Intracytoplasmic whorls of intermediate filaments
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Cytoplasmic perinuclear
aggregates of
intermediate filaments

Molecular / cytogenetics description
  • t(11;22)(p13;q12) [EWS-WT1 gene fusion]
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