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Spindle-cell tumours and hypoglycaemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  945808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The light microscopy and clinical features of two patients with extrapancreatic tumours and hypoglycaemic episodes are described-together with the electron microscopy findings in one patient. The primary tumour of one patient arose within the skull and later metastasized to the liver, while the other patient had a locally recurrent intrathoracic tumour. Neither the intracranial origin nor the ultrastructural features support the concept of a mesothelial origin for these tumours, and they should be referred to as spindle-cell tumours associated with hypoglycaemia. There are ultrastructural similarities between these neoplasms and those of the pancreatic beta cells.
Authors:
P R Millard; D W Jerrome; G H Millward-Sadler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1976 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-09-25     Completed Date:  1976-09-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  520-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Brain / pathology
Brain Neoplasms / complications*
Female
Hemangiosarcoma / complications*
Humans
Hypoglycemia / complications*,  etiology
Liver / pathology
Liver Neoplasms / complications*
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / pathology
Pleura / ultrastructure
Pleural Neoplasms / pathology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / pathology
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