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Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18306573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor with psamomma bodies (CFT) is a distinct soft tissue lesion characterized by lymphoplasmacytic collections in a rich collagenous background with abundant calcification. It was recognized first in peripheral axial soft tissues. Recently reports of this lesion in an intrabdominal location have raised speculations about it being a myofibroblastic tumor. However, this has been discounted on several objective grounds. Its recognition is important for the excellent prognosis, once adequately excised. This case report exemplifies one such case with a long-term disease-free follow-up and discusses the other clinicopathologic entities it may be confused with.
Authors:
Ritu Lakhtakia; Nirmala Jambhekar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pathology & microbiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0377-4929     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-29     Completed Date:  2008-03-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605904     Medline TA:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  831-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Mumbai.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Calcinosis / pathology*,  surgery
Child
Granuloma, Plasma Cell / diagnosis*,  pathology*,  surgery
Humans
Male
Peritoneal Diseases / pathology*,  surgery
Solitary Fibrous Tumors / diagnosis*,  pathology*,  surgery

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