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epithelioid inflammatory myofibroblastic sarcoma

Friday 13 January 2017

EIMS

Molecular pathology

- ALK-RANBP2 fusion gene, fusing ALK and RANBP2

- Other ALK rearrangements

Open references

- Epithelioid inflammatory myofibroblastic sarcoma: a clinicopathological, immunohistochemical and molecular cytogenetic analysis of five additional cases and review of the literature. Yu L, Liu J, Lao IW, Luo Z, Wang J. Diagn Pathol. 2016 Jul 27;11(1):67. doi : 10.1186/s13000-016-0517-z
PMID: 27460384 Free

- A case report of epithelioid inflammatory myofibroblastic sarcoma with RANBP2-ALK fusion gene treated with the ALK inhibitor, crizotinib.
Kimbara S, Takeda K, Fukushima H, Inoue T, Okada H, Shibata Y, Katsushima U, Tsuya A, Tokunaga S, Daga H, Okuno T, Inoue T.
Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2014 Sep;44(9):868-71. doi : 10.1093/jjco/hyu069
PMID: 25028698 Free