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Stromatic; relating to the stroma of an organ or other structure.
Synonym(s): stromic


Stromatic; relating to the stroma of an organ or other structure.


(strō′mă) plural.stromata [Gr., bed covering]
1. Foundation-supporting tissues of an organ. The opposite of parenchyma.
2. The membranous lipid-protein framework within a red blood cell to which hemoglobin molecules are attached.
stromalstromatic, adjective


A type of tissue that is associated with the support of an organ.
Mentioned in: Wilms' Tumor
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Deciphera expects to submit an NDA to the FDA in the first quarter of 2020 for the treatment of patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors who have receive prior treatment with Imatinib, Sunitinib and Regorafenib.
Strength of association between stromal density, microvessel density, and tumour associated macrophages with tumour stage, grade, nodal status, molecular subtype of cancer, were calculated using Chi- Square Test
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It is important to rule out other processes such as hepatoblastoma, calcified hemangioma, synovial sarcoma, metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor, desmoplastic small round cell tumor, among others, which appear similar radiographically and histologically.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors were historically classified as soft tissue sarcomas (e.g., leiomyosarcoma, leiomyoma, and leiomyoblastoma) owing to their CD34 staining, but the c-Kit mutation was demonstrated in 1990, after which the term "GIST" began to be used more frequently as a tumor group separate from leiomyosarcoma, schwannoma, and neurofibroma, all of which are c-Kit-negative (4).
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) is the most common mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract comprising 11-19.6 cases per million.
Epithelial and stromal CD10 was scored according to the method described by Iwaya et al as follow; 0: equivalent to the negative control, 1: weak cytoplasmic stain, 2: moderate stain, 3: intense stain.