malignant spindle cell lesion

malignant spindle cell lesion

An informal or prediagnostic that which may be used among pathologists to slot a malignant tumour and indicate to colleagues the direction of the immunohistochemical workup. MSCLs have a generally worse prognosis if accompanied by necrosis.

Differential diagnosis
Melanoma, sarcomatoid carcinoma, sarcoma (dedifferentiated liposarcoma, MPNST, leiomyosarcoma), malignant GIST, spindle cell mesothelioma.
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