The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Spindle cell tumour with glandular elements: an unusual ileal neoplasm

Record type: Article

This report describes a tumour in the ileum with clinical features initially suggestive of a gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST). Histopathological examination revealed a biphasic tumour in which the spindle cell component showed immunohistochemical evidence of smooth muscle differentiation but without the characteristic profile of a GIST.

A well-differentiated epithelial component was also present, comprising glandular structures with immunohistochemical features suggestive of Mullerian differentiation. Similar glandular differentiation has been described in uterine leiomyomas but not, to our knowledge, in tumours associated with the small bowel.

None of the characteristic mutations of GISTs were identified in this case. There were no overt features of malignancy but, because of the unusual nature of the case, we assessed the biological behaviour as uncertain.

Full text not available from this repository.

Citation

Bateman, A. C., Holgate, K., Green, B., Thway, K. and Primrose, J. (2009) Spindle cell tumour with glandular elements: an unusual ileal neoplasm Journal of Clinical Pathology, 62, (6), pp. 555-557. (doi:10.1136/jcp.2008.063990).

More information

Published date: June 2009

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 144845
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/144845
ISSN: 0021-9746
PURE UUID: c64e680f-c36a-4420-a034-8634e97466d5
ORCID for J. Primrose: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2069-7605

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 15 Apr 2010 10:31
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:07

Export record

Altmetrics

Contributors

Author: A. C. Bateman
Author: K. Holgate
Author: B. Green
Author: K. Thway
Author: J. Primrose ORCID iD

University divisions


Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×