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a mass of fungal tissue that has spore-bearing structures embedded in it or on it

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the dense colorless framework of a chloroplast

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the supporting tissue of an organ (as opposed to parenchyma)

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It appears that nerve growth factor (NGF) is produced by both stromal and epithelial tumor cells, but prostate cancer cells that produce autocrine NGF are able to escape paracrine dependence of stromal cell-derived NGF.
The findings favored the diagnosis of epitheloid gastrointestinal stromal tumor of low malignant potential.
For multipotent stromal cells however, this has until now only been possible to a limited extent.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract.
Sex cord stromal tumours of the ovary are rare tumours comprising 4% of the total.
In this case report, we present two such cases of rare stromal changes in malignant phyllodes, which caused immense diagnostic difficulty, investigated cytologically and confirmed histopathologically.
The case was reported as extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor within the intermediate- risk category with free surgical margins.
Key words: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors--diagnostic imaging; Ultrasonography; Elasticity imaging techniques; Imatinib mesylate; Case reports
2) Juvenile fibroadenoma exhibits a pericanalicular growth pattern, gynecomastoid-like epithelial hyperplasia, and an increased stromal cellularity.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) pipeline landscape.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are the most common nonepithelial neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract.
Extragastrointestinal stromal tumors (EGISTs) originate from several anatomic sites, except the digestive system.
For the stromal component, the expression of PDGFR[alpha] and PDGFR[beta] increased with increasing PT histologic grade (p = 0.
1], pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH) of the breast is an uncommon pathology that is usually diagnosed incidentally upon pathological examination of other benign lesions, and it rarely occurs as a growing lump [2, 3].