Primary desmoplastic small cell tumor of soft tissues and bone of the hand.

@article{Adsay1999PrimaryDS,
  title={Primary desmoplastic small cell tumor of soft tissues and bone of the hand.},
  author={Volkan N. Adsay and Jin-lin Cheng and Edward A. Athanasian and William L. Gerald and Juan Rosai},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={
          1408-13
        }
}
Desmoplastic small cell tumor (DSCT) is a high-grade malignant neoplasm that shows polyphenotypic differentiation. Its almost exclusive involvement of serosal surfaces (particularly peritoneum) has led to the consideration of a putative "mesothelioblast" as the cell of origin. Although an extraserosal case involving the brain (presumably arising from the dura) has been reported, to date no case primary in the bone or soft tissues has been documented. The authors describe a 34-year-old man who… CONTINUE READING
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