Veronica Preda

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We found BrAF V600e mutations in 81 % (17 of 21) pCps by targeted sanger sequencing and in 86 % (18 of 21) pCps by IHC. Although there was agreement between methods in 95 % (20 out of 21) of cases, interpretation of anti-BrAF V600e staining was challenging due to occasional non-specific reactivity. aCp cases were selected for the study on the basis of their(More)
We report a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1) and an aggressive malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) arising from a ganglioneuroma of the adrenal gland. Patients with MEN-1 require careful consideration of other tumor associations, including MPNST, as it can portend a poor prognosis. MEN-1 and MPNST have not been reported.(More)
BACKGROUND : A 57 year old Italian female with a 3 year history of constituitional symptoms with non-HIV Kaposi sarcoma was referred to the immunology clinic. She was previously diagnosed with chronic human herpes virus 8 (HHV8) infection with positive HHV8 polymerase chain reaction in serum. OBJECTIVE : Is valganciclovir effective in treating chronic(More)
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