Table of ContentsDefinition / general
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Definition / general
- Modified from Sternberg:
- Is lesion reactive or neoplastic?
- Is lesion malignant? (necrosis favors malignancy)
- Is malignant lesion a sarcoma? (may be melanoma, carcinoma, lymphoma)
- What type of differentiation is present? - assign to phenotypic category or classify as round cell, spindle cell, epithelioid, other
- If sarcoma, what is the grade?