Dedifferentiated adamantinoma with revertant mesenchymal phenotype.

@article{Hazelbag2003DedifferentiatedAW,
  title={Dedifferentiated adamantinoma with revertant mesenchymal phenotype.},
  author={Hans Marten Hazelbag and Juan B. M. Laforga and Hendrik J L Roels and Pancras C. W. Hogendoorn},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 12},
  pages={1530-7}
}
In adamantinoma of long bones, an osteofibrous dysplasia-like form with scattered epithelial elements and a classic form with abundant epithelium are distinguished. Osteofibrous dysplasia-like adamantinomas occur in children and adolescents and behave relatively benign, whereas classic adamantinomas predominate in adults and have a more aggressive clinical course. Because some osteofibrous dysplasia-like tumors have progressed to classic adamantinomas, it is hypothesized that the former is a… CONTINUE READING

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