desmoplastic small cell tumor

desmoplastic small cell tumor

a high-grade malignant tumor found most often in the abdomen of male adolescents; typically tumor cells contain both desmin and keratin, that is, show hybrid features like fetal mesothelial cells; the exact nature of these cells remains unknown.

des·mo·plas·tic small cell tu·mor

(des'mō-plas'tik smawl sel tū'mŏr)
A high-grade malignant tumor found most often in the abdomen of adolescent males; typically tumor cells contain both desmin and keratin, i.e., show hybrid features such as fetal mesothelial cells; the exact nature of these cells remains unknown.
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3,10) Other tumors in which CD99 expression has been reported include synovial sarcomas, desmoplastic small cell tumors, clear cell RCC of the kidney, and rhabdomyosarcomas.