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Pediatric malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: the Italian and German soft tissue sarcoma cooperative group.
PURPOSE To assess the value of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in children with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) and to identify risk factors associated with outcome. PATIENTS ANDExpand
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Adipose and Myxoid Tumors of Childhood and Adolescence
Adipose and myxoid tumors in children are an unusual and challenging group of neoplasms that have some unique aspects in contrast to these tumors in adults. Less than 10% of soft tissue neoplasms inExpand
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Liposarcomas in Young Patients: A Study of 82 Cases Occurring in Patients Younger Than 22 Years of Age
Liposarcomas typically occur in middle aged to older adults. Altogether, approximately 50 bona fide liposarcomas have been reported in children and adolescents, most of which have represented myxoidExpand
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Recurrent BCOR Internal Tandem Duplication and YWHAE-NUTM2B Fusions in Soft Tissue Undifferentiated Round Cell Sarcoma of Infancy: Overlapping Genetic Features With Clear Cell Sarcoma of Kidney
Soft tissue undifferentiated round cell sarcoma (URCS) occurring in infants is a heterogenous group of tumors, often lacking known genetic abnormalities. On the basis of a t(10;17;14) karyotype in aExpand
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Fibroblastic and Myofibroblastic Tumors in Children and Adolescents
  • C. Coffin, R. Alaggio
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Pediatric and developmental pathology : the…
  • 1 January 2012
Fibroblastic and myofibroblastic tumors in children and adolescents are a relatively common group of soft tissue proliferations that range from reactive to hamartomatous to neoplastic, with a fullExpand
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Molecular Characterization of Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors With Frequent ALK and ROS1 Gene Fusions and Rare Novel RET Rearrangement
Approximately 50% of conventional inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors (IMTs) harbor ALK gene rearrangement and overexpress ALK. Recently, gene fusions involving other kinases have been implicated inExpand
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Primitive Myxoid Mesenchymal Tumor of Infancy: A Clinicopathologic Report of 6 Cases
Soft tissue sarcomas in the first year of life are rare, and the most common sarcomas in infancy are embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor, congenital infantileExpand
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Deletion of PTEN and BMPR1A on chromosome 10q23 is not always associated with juvenile polyposis of infancy.
To the Editor: We read, with great interest, the report by Delnatte et al.1 published in the June 2006 issue of The American Journal of Human Genetics. The authors describe four patients whoExpand
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BCOR Overexpression Is a Highly Sensitive Marker in Round Cell Sarcomas With BCOR Genetic Abnormalities
With the advent of next-generation sequencing, an increasing number of novel gene fusions and other abnormalities have emerged recently in the spectrum of EWSR1-negative small blue round cell tumorsExpand
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Adamantinoma-like Ewing Family Tumors of the Head and Neck: A Pitfall in the Differential Diagnosis of Basaloid and Myoepithelial Carcinomas
Ewing sarcoma family tumors (EFTs) of the head and neck are rare and may be difficult to diagnose, as they display significant histologic overlap with other more common undifferentiated small blueExpand
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