Solitary fibrous tumor of the oral mucosa--morphological and immunohistochemical profile in the differential diagnosis with hemangiopericytoma.
ABSTRACT The objective was to investigate two cases of solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) of oral mucosa, emphasizing the differential diagnosis with one case of oral hemangiopericytoma (HPC), in terms of their morphological and immunohistochemical features. Solitary fibrous tumors showed cellularity and collagenization varying from area to area, focal perivascular hyalinization, scattered giant nuclei cells and abundant mast cells throughout the tumor. The hemangiopericytoma case exhibited thin-walled and dilated vessels lined with flat endothelial cells, identified by "staghorn appearance". Tumoral cells of solitary fibrous tumor exhibited immunohistochemical positivity for CD34, as well as endothelial cells. The hemangiopericytoma was positive only in endothelial cells. In solitary fibrous tumor, alpha-smooth muscle actin, h-caldesmon and laminin stained the wall vessels. In hemangiopericytoma, on the other hand, the wall vessels were positive only for laminin, which staining was also observed in perivascular tumoral cells. The morphological and immunohistochemical differences observed allowed us to infer these lesions constitute distinct entities.
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ABSTRACT: Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a neoplasm that arises most commonly in pleura. Although SFT occasionally occurs in extrapleural locations, the incidence in the oral cavity is rare. SFT is benign in almost cases and surgical excision is the effective treatment. SFT occurred in the left cheek of a 60-year-old man presented with a painless submucosal mass. The tumor was surgically removed. Immunohistochemical study showed that tumoral cells were negative for SMA, S-100, but positive for Bcl-2, CD34. SFT is easily over-diagnosed if strict criteria are not carefully applied, and strict diagnostic criteria are necessary to avoid confusion of SFT with more aggressive lesions.01/2009; 31(3).
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ABSTRACT: Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) mostly originates from the pleura because of proliferation of fibroblast cells. It is extremely rare for the tumor to originate from the spinal cord. Here, we report a rare case of SFT in the spinal cord that recurred repeatedly and progressed from intramedullary to extramedullary. A 40-year-old man underwent C4-5 intramedullary and extramedullary tumor resection in another hospital. Eighteen years later, he experienced symptoms of myelopathy because of tumor recurrence; therefore, he consulted with our hospital and underwent tumor resection again. During surgery, we found that the tumor had an intramedullary and extramedullary location. Only partial resection was possible because of intraoperative deterioration in the compound motor action potential (CMAP). After resection, the pathological diagnosis was SFT. The postoperative course was good. However, two years later, a third tumor resection was required because of dysuria and tumor growth. In this surgery, total resection of the tumor was possible without intraoperative deterioration of the CMAP. The tumor has not subsequently recurred. However, SFT recurrence is relatively common and careful follow-up is required for early detection of recurrence, even after successful removal of the tumor.Nagoya journal of medical science 02/2014; 76(1-2):217-23. · 0.80 Impact Factor
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ABSTRACT: Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is uncommon in the oral cavity, and there are no reports in children. We report a case of a large SFT affecting the upper lip of a one year-old boy. The tumor was characterized by proliferation of spindle and multinucleated stellate-shaped cells that were intermingled between thin and thick collagen fibers. The tumor cells were diffusely positive for CD34, Bcl-2, CD99, and negative for specific muscle actin, smooth muscle actin, calponin, and caldesmon. Ki-67 labeling was less than 1%. The patient remains well after tumor excision.International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra 09/2014; DOI:10.1016/j.pedex.2014.03.006