Ronald S. A. de Vreeze

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Aims. Chondroid lipoma (CL) is a benign tumor that mimics a variety of soft tissue tumors and is characterized by translocation t(11;16). Here, we analyze CL and its histological mimics. Methods. CL (n = 4) was compared to a variety of histological mimics (n = 83) for morphological aspects and immunohistochemical features including cyclinD1(CCND1). Using(More)
The classification of multifocal myxoid/round cell liposarcoma, which is defined as tumor presentation in at least two separate sites before manifestation in the lungs, as either metastasis or as a second primary tumor, has essential clinical consequences. Genetically, myxoid/round cell liposarcoma is characterized by t(12;16)(q13;p11) or t(12;22)(q13;q12),(More)
Almost all primary retroperitoneal liposarcomas can be classified as well-/dedifferentiated liposarcoma. Rarely, however, primary retroperitoneal liposarcoma is classified as myxoid/round cell liposarcoma, based on the presence of myxoid areas and vascular crow's feet pattern, which has resulted in a debate on the classification of liposarcoma in the(More)
Treatment decisions and prognosis assessment for liposarcoma is based on a classification that depends on morphological and genetic features. Revisions by experienced referral pathologists are often advocated. The process of histopathological classification in referring hospitals and subsequently in a referral center in relation to molecular biological(More)
Liposarcomas are separated into clinicopathological entities with a characteristic morphological spectrum and mutually exclusive genetic alterations. Therefore, the rare occurrence of cases with combined patterns of well-differentiated liposarcoma and myxoid liposarcoma designated as mixed-type liposarcoma pose a conceptual problem. Moreover, this feature(More)
BACKGROUND Forequarter amputation (FQA) is an important treatment for malignant disease of the shoulder girdle. The aim of this study was to elucidate its role in surgical oncology. METHODS This retrospective study analysed 40 patients who had an FQA. In nine, the chest wall was resected. The most frequent diagnoses were soft-tissue sarcoma (28 patients)(More)
The spectrum of lipomatous lesions ranges from benign to highly malignant disease. Differentiation between these lesions is important to indicate prognosis and choose the most appropriate treatment. Hemosiderotic fibrohistiocytic lipomatous lesion (HFLL) is a rare subtype of lipomatous tumor. The diagnosis is usually based on clinical, histological, and(More)
10576 Background: The metastatic or second primary nature of multifocal myxoid/round cell liposarcoma (MRLS), defined as tumor presentation in at least two separate sites before manifestation in the lungs, is a matter of debate with essential clinical consequences. Characteristic genetic alteration for MRLS include the t(12;16)(q13;p11) or(More)
PURPOSE Surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) have long been the standard treatment for most deep-seated sarcomas; however, since the randomized trial from the National Cancer Institute of Canada, which described similar local control for pre- vs. postoperative RT, both modalities are now widely accepted. As a group, sarcomas are classified as radiation(More)
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