Tumore stromale gastrico a differenziazione neurale (GANT) associato a malattia di Von Recklinghausen

Translated title of the contribution: Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor (GANT) in Von Recklinghausen's Disease

S. Damiani, P. Schildkraut, P. Riguzzi, A. Biasiucci, M. L. Tardio, V. Eusebi

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Abstract

Here we describe a case of gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor (GANT) arosen in a patient with von Recklinghausen 's disease. To the best of our knowledge, only four other similar cases have been previously reported in the literature. Histologically, the tumour was composed of spindle shaped cells arranged in short bundles. The neoplastic cells had pleomorphic nuclei and numerous mitoses. Immunohistochemical investigation displayed evidence of neural differentiation. Neoplastic cells were diffusely anti-synaptophysin, anti-neuron specific enolase and anti-vimentin positive. The clinicopathological features of the present case are described and discussed together with those of the other previously reported cases.

Translated title of the contributionGastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor (GANT) in Von Recklinghausen's Disease
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)792-797
Number of pages6
JournalPathologica
Volume90
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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