myofibroblastic love



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  • adj. Relating to myofibroblasts


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  • All the time, the growth - known as an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor - continued to grow in her abdomen, causing pain, making it hard to eat and swelling her up with fluid.

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  • Alannah Shevenell of Hollis, Maine., got a new esophagus, liver, stomach, spleen, pancreas and small intestine after losing her own to a myofibroblastic tumor.

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  • In a second study in the same journal, crizotinib was effective in a 44-year-old man with inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, a rare form of sarcoma, which is also driven by the ALK abnormality, said Shapiro, who was senior author of that paper.

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  • Although Zepp's tumor was different from Heather's (Zepp had a leiomyosarcoma, and Heather had an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor), the wrapping of the tumor around the celiac artery and superior mesenteric artery was similar.

  • The TAF population differs from a normal fibroblastic phenotype because of its rich source of tumor-growth-promoting factors, pro-angiogenic factors and expression of myofibroblastic characteristics.

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  • Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: comparison of clinicopathologic, histologic, and immunohistochemical features including ALK expression in atypical and aggressive cases.

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  • Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors of the urinary tract: a clinicopathologic study of 46 cases, including a malignant example inflammatory fibrosarcoma and a subset associated with high-grade urothelial carcinoma.

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  • Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (plasma cell granuloma).

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  • Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours: where are we now?

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  • [27], and thus we hypothesize that they are precursors of TAF, which are identified by pericytic, myofibroblastic and "activated" fibroblastic markers.

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