Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic lesion of the urinary bladder: A rare entity posing a diagnostic challenge and therapeutic dilemma

@article{Lekas2008PseudosarcomatousML,
  title={Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic lesion of the urinary bladder: A rare entity posing a diagnostic challenge and therapeutic dilemma},
  author={Alexandros G Lekas and Aikaterini S Parasi and Thomas G. Papathomas and Athanasios George Papatsoris and Maria Rozaria Mennonna and Michail Chrisofos and Charalambos Deliveliotis and Andreas M. Lazaris},
  journal={Diagnostic Pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={11 - 11}
}
BACKGROUND Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic lesions of the urinary bladder are relatively rare entities of an uncertain pathogenesis and benign indolent nature. CASE PRESENTATION We present an extremely rare case of an ALK-1-positive pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic lesion of the urinary bladder, which was initially misinterpreted as a low-grade leiomyosarcoma of myxoid subtype on histologic examination owing to prominent atypia, high mitotic activity, abnormal mitotic figures and… CONTINUE READING