Stromal tumor of the gallbladder with phenotype of interstitial cells of Cajal: a previously unrecognized neoplasm.

@article{OrtizHidalgo2000StromalTO,
  title={Stromal tumor of the gallbladder with phenotype of interstitial cells of Cajal: a previously unrecognized neoplasm.},
  author={Carlos Ortiz-Hidalgo and B de Leon Bojorge and J Albores-saavedra},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={
          1420-3
        }
}
We report a small, well-demarcated stromal tumor of the gallbladder in a 69-year-old woman. The tumor and associated cholelithiasis led to chronic cholecystitis symptoms. The wall of the gallbladder contained a 2.4-cm hypocellular nodule composed of bland spindle-shaped cells that were immunoreactive for vimentin, CD34, and CD117. With the latter antibody, which stains interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC), the neoplastic cells appear fusiform with elongated bipolar projections or dendritic-like… CONTINUE READING
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