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Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with mural nodules: a case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21927830     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (PRMC) is an extremely rare lesion. To date, only 49 cases have been reported. The presence of mural nodules in a PRMC may indicate a worse prognosis. We report the case of a 40-year-old Japanese woman with a PRMC with mural nodules. Microscopic examination revealed that the stromal cells of the nodules were spindle-shaped and varied in size. The nodules were immunoreactive for vimentin but negative for cytokeratin and EMA, and the nuclei of the stromal cells were pleomorphic and strongly Ki-67 immunoreactive. The nodules were diagnosed as true sarcoma. To the best of our knowledge, this is 11th published case report of a PRMC with mural nodules.
Authors:
Tomoko Kanayama; Kiyoshi Yoshino; Takayuki Enomoto; Hiroshi Ohashi; Masami Fujita; Yutaka Ueda; Toshihiro Kimura; Eiji Kobayashi; Eiichi Morii; Tadashi Kimura
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical oncology / Japan Society of Clinical Oncology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1437-7772     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
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Created Date:  2011-9-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9616295     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan.
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