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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Malignant tumours encountered other than thymic carcinomas and Lymphomas were Synovial Sarcoma, Malignant spindle cell lesion, Malignant Fibrous histiocytic tumour (MFH) one each, three cases of Metastatic carcinoma deposits of Unknown primary, and three cases of metastatic lymph node deposits in mediastinum of Non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLS), Adeno Carcinoma, Anaplastic Carcinoma.
Brogi, "Benign and Malignant Spindle Cell Lesions of the Breast," Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology, vol.
A wide array of both benign and malignant spindle cell lesions can occasionally manifest in oral cavity and present a diagnostic challenge to oral pathologists owing to overlapping histopathological findings.
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