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BRAF T1799A mutation occurring in a case of malignant struma ovarii.

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Struma ovarii is an extremely rare tumor that occasionally undergoes malignant transformation. Because struma ovarii is composed of thyroid tissue, it is conceivable that the pathogenetic events involved in thyroid follicular transformation may take place also in struma ovarii. The authors describe a case of a classical variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma arising in a struma ovarii of a 22-year-old female. The tumor was heterozygous for BRAF T1799A mutation. No ret/ PTC-1 or ret/PTC-3 rear...

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10.1177/1066896906299131

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Journal:
International journal of surgical pathology More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
116-120
Publication date:
2007-04-01
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EISSN:
1940-2465
ISSN:
1066-8969
Language:
English
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pubs:441499
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uuid:aab964d0-6c1f-404f-ad08-639eed58436a
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441499
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2013-12-11

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