Primitive Spindle Cell Neoplasm of Ileum with Extensive Heterotopic Cartilage, Presenting as Acute Abdomen in a 6-Day-Old Neonate.

@article{Nael2016PrimitiveSC,
  title={Primitive Spindle Cell Neoplasm of Ileum with Extensive Heterotopic Cartilage, Presenting as Acute Abdomen in a 6-Day-Old Neonate.},
  author={Ali Nael and William W Wu and Lisa Shane and N. V. Poornachandra Rao and Theodore Zwerdling},
  journal={Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={338-44}
}
Neonatal intestinal masses with spindle cell morphology have broad differential diagnoses and require a multidisciplinary approach to make the final diagnosis. Spindle cell masses with heterotopic cartilage in the gastrointestinal tract are very rare, and, to our knowledge, have not previously been reported in the neonate. Here we present a case of… CONTINUE READING