Melissa L Lonzo

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Sarcomas of the sinonasal region are rare. We describe a distinct spindle cell sarcoma of the sinonasal region characterized by concomitant neural and myogenic differentiation. Consultation files and surgical cases from Mayo Clinic were reviewed. Twenty-eight cases were identified that met the inclusion criteria. Clinical data were collected from medical(More)
The determination of HER2 amplification is critical to selecting appropriate patients for HER2 targeted therapy in breast cancer. Dual in situ hybridization (DISH), an alternative to fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and immunohistochemistry, is now available. To compare the FISH and DISH methods, we tested 251 samples enriched for common or(More)
Cytogenetic evolution (CGE) in patients with myeloid neoplasms who relapsed after an allogeneic (allo) hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) has been evaluated by only few studies. The effect of the CGE on survival of relapsed allo-HCT recipients is not clear. The effect of previously received chemotherapy to induce CGE in this patient population has not(More)
Angiomatoid "malignant" fibrous histiocytoma is a rare sarcoma of low malignant potential that occurs most commonly in the extremities of children and young adults. Herein, we present a case of angiomatoid malignant fibrous histiocytoma with unusual histologic features arising in the mediastinum of an 80-year-old man. The tumor exhibited a reticular growth(More)
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