In reply to Vergier et al: Fluorescence in situ hybridization, a diagnostic aid in ambiguous melanocytic tumors: European study of 113 cases

@article{Kittler2012InRT,
  title={In reply to Vergier et al: Fluorescence in situ hybridization, a diagnostic aid in ambiguous melanocytic tumors: European study of 113 cases},
  author={Harald Kittler},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  year={2012},
  volume={25},
  pages={1176-1176}
}
To the Editor: The study by Vergier et al on the impact of FISH as a diagnostic aid in ambiguous melanocytic tumors contains logical and factual errors. By comparison with outcome they found that the sensitivity and specificity of histopathological review were 95 and 52%, and the sensitivity and specificity of FISH were 43 and 80%. They also state that ‘by considering cases as truly malignant only if histopathological diagnosis was ‘favor malignant’ and FISH positive, the diagnosis was… CONTINUE READING
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