Inaccuracy of fine-needle biopsy in the diagnosis of solitary fibrous tumour of the liver.

@article{Chen2008InaccuracyOF,
  title={Inaccuracy of fine-needle biopsy in the diagnosis of solitary fibrous tumour of the liver.},
  author={Jane Jingyao Chen and Seok Ling Ong and Cathy E. Richards and Giuseppe S. Garcea and Cristina A Pollard and David Paul Berry and Ashley Robert Dennison},
  journal={Asian journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={195-8}
}
Solitary fibrous tumour (SFT) is an uncommon neoplasm of mesenchymal origin that primarily affects the pleura and mediastinum. SFTs may occur elsewhere in the body including the liver, peritoneum, orbit and other soft tissues. Recent advances in immunohistochemical analysis have allowed greater identification of SFTs. Nevertheless, radiologically it remains difficult to distinguish SFTs of the liver from other solitary tumours as they have many common features. We report a case of SFT of the… CONTINUE READING
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