Pulmonary artery trunk sarcoma: a clinicopathologic, ultrastructural, and immunohistochemical study of four cases.

@article{McGlennen1989PulmonaryAT,
  title={Pulmonary artery trunk sarcoma: a clinicopathologic, ultrastructural, and immunohistochemical study of four cases.},
  author={Ronald C. McGlennen and Juan Carlos Manivel and Sally J. Stanley and D L Slater and Mark R. Wick and Louis P. Dehner},
  journal={Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc},
  year={1989},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={486-94}
}
Pulmonary artery sarcomas are rare tumors that arise in the region of the bulbus cordis, the embryologic structure that gives rise to the pulmonary trunk. Nearly 100 cases have been reported in the literature, yet considerable debate exists regarding the histogenesis and biologic properties of these neoplasms. We report four additional cases in which ultrastructural and immunohistochemical studies demonstrated that these tumors contain cellular constituents with features of myofibroblastic… CONTINUE READING

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