Mauro Tollot

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Twenty-one cases of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, composed mainly of elongated spindle cells arranged in a fasciculated or storiform pattern, were retrieved from the files of the German-Italian Cooperative Soft Tissue Sarcoma Study. The term spindle cell rhabdomyosarcoma is proposed to designate this histotype. Spindle cell rhabdomyosarcoma predilected male(More)
The morphologic and immunophenotypical features of three embryonal and one spindle cell rhabdomyosarcomas that underwent marked cytologic differentiation after polychemotherapy are described. In all the cases the morphologic changes were associated to disappearance of vimentin immunoreactivity and intense positivity for desmin, muscle specific actins, and(More)
An unusual carcinoma of the gallbladder in a seventy-one-year-old woman displayed features of a well-differentiated adenocarcinoma, atypical carcinoid and small cell undifferentiated carcinoma. The patient died from progressive hepatic failure four months after surgery. Autopsy showed bulky liver masses and several peritoneal nodules exclusively composed of(More)
OBJECTIVE Estimating the potential carcinogenic risk associated with exposure to dioxins generated by industrial emissions and urban incinerators. DESIGN We conducted a geographical investigation on the relationship between Soft Tissue Sarcomas (STS) and other tumours, and estimated levels of exposures to dioxins. Estimates ofthe population's exposure(More)
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