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Pulmonary Carcinomas With Pleomorphic, Sarcomatoid, or Sarcomatous Elements: A Clinicopathologic and Immunohistochemical Study of 75 Cases
We collected 75 primary pulmonary carcinomas with pleomorphic, sarcomatoid, or sarcomatous elements to better define their clinical, histologic, and immunohistochemical profile. The patient's ageExpand
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Mucinous Carcinoma of the Skin, Primary, and Secondary: A Clinicopathologic Study of 63 Cases With Emphasis on the Morphologic Spectrum of Primary Cutaneous Forms: Homologies With Mucinous Lesions in
We present the largest series of mucinous carcinoma involving the skin, describing the histopathologic, immunohistochemical, electron microscopic, and cytogenetic findings. Our aim was fully toExpand
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Role of chemotherapy and the receptor tyrosine kinases KIT, PDGFRalpha, PDGFRbeta, and Met in large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung.
PURPOSE Pulmonary large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) is a relatively uncommon, high-grade neuroendocrine tumor sharing several features with small-cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) but currentlyExpand
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Primary Lung Cancer Presenting with Gastrointestinal Tract Involvement: Clinicopathologic and Immunohistochemical Features in a Series of 18 Consecutive Cases
Background: Lung cancer initially manifesting as gastrointestinal (GI)-tract metastasis is exceedingly rare, representing a diagnostic challenge and a late-stage disease sign. The clinicopathologicExpand
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BAP1 (BRCA1-associated protein 1) is a highly specific marker for differentiating mesothelioma from reactive mesothelial proliferations
The distinction between malignant mesothelioma and reactive mesothelial proliferation can be challenging both on histology and cytology. Recently, variants of the BRCA1-associated protein 1 (BAP1)Expand
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Pleuro-pulmonary Solitary Fibrous Tumors: A Clinicopathologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Study of 88 Cases Confirming the Prognostic Value of de Perrot Staging System and p53 Expression, and
Pleuro-pulmonary solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a relatively uncommon mesenchymal neoplasm of uncertain histogenesis, unknown molecular features, and unpredictable clinical behavior. AlthoughExpand
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Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsy in the Diagnosis of Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Diseases
Background Histology is a key element for the multidisciplinary diagnosis of fibrotic diffuse parenchymal lung diseases (f-DPLD) when the clinical-radiological picture is nondiagnostic.Expand
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Bronchoscopic Lung Cryobiopsy Increases Diagnostic Confidence in the Multidisciplinary Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
RATIONALE Surgical lung biopsy is often required for a confident multidisciplinary diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Alternative, less-invasive biopsy methods, such as bronchoscopicExpand
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Primary Mucinous (So-called Colloid) Carcinomas of the Lung: A Clinicopathologic and Immunohistochemical Study With Special Reference to CDX-2 Homeobox Gene and MUC2 Expression
Herein we describe the clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical features of 13 primary mucinous (colloid) carcinomas (MCs) of the lung, an uncommon and controversial tumor. The patients, 7 males andExpand
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Safety and Diagnostic Yield of Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsy in Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases: A Comparative Study versus Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy and a Systematic Review of the
Background: A diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) may include surgical lung biopsy (SLB), which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and also appreciable costs.Expand
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