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Soft tissue gliomatosis--heterotopic glial tissue in the subcutis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3305284     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A subcutaneous nodule composed of heterotopic glial tissue is reported. The lesion was present in the subcutaneous tissue of the chest wall in a 2-year-old female. Histologically it was composed of loosely textured fibrillary neuroglial tissue in a densely hyalinized collagenous stroma. Immunohistochemical staining for glial fibrillary acidic protein was positive. The possible origin of this soft tissue glial heterotopia is discussed and the subject of heterotopic glial tissue is reviewed.
Authors:
N A Shepherd; P J Coates; A A Brown
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Histopathology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0309-0167     ISO Abbreviation:  Histopathology     Publication Date:  1987 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-09-25     Completed Date:  1987-09-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704136     Medline TA:  Histopathology     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  655-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Axilla
Child, Preschool
Choristoma / analysis,  pathology*
Female
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / analysis
Histocytochemistry
Humans
Immunoenzyme Techniques
Neuroglia*
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / analysis,  pathology*
Thoracic Neoplasms / analysis,  pathology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein

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