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General
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Clinical features
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Gross images
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Tumor at the mesentery of proximal jejunum

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Mesentery of both jejunum and ileum

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Well circumscribed, grayish white

Micro description
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Micro images
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ALK, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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Typical appearance of spindled myofibroblastic cells and inflammatory infiltrate

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Inflammation obscures the underlying myofibroblastic proliferation

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Spindle cells are evident at high power

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Tumor with more fibrous stroma

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Myofibroblasts and inflammatory cells

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Various images

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Retroperitoneal tumor

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H&E, ALK1 and p80

Virtual slides
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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor

Electron microscopy description
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Electron microscopy images
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Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor

Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Molecular / cytogenetics description
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Molecular / cytogenetics images
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t(2;5) karyotype

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Presence of ALK gene rearrangement

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ALK staining, FISH and karyotype

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FISH for ALK

Differential diagnosis
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End of Soft Tissue > Fibroblastic / myofibroblastic > Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of soft tissue



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