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Metastatic Tumors in the Bone Marrow

  • Mohammad VasefEmail author
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Part of the Atlas of Anatomic Pathology book series (AAP)

Abstract

The vast majority of the non-hematolymphoid neoplasms in the bone marrow are metastatic in nature (Figs. 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 18.4, 18.5, 18.6, 18.7, 18.8, 18.9, 18.10, 18.11, 18.12, 18.13, 18.14, 18.15, 18.16, 18.17, 18.18, 18.19, 18.20, 18.21, 18.22, 18.23, 18.24, 18.25, 18.26, 18.27, 18.28, 18.29, 18.30, 18.31, 18.32, 18.33, 18.34, 18.35, 18.36, 18.37, and 18.38). Accurate diagnosis and subtyping require careful histomorphologic examination with integration of immunohistochemical results and, in certain cases, cytogenetics and molecular genetic findings.

Keywords

Metastasis Breast carcinoma Prostate carcinoma Lung carcinoma Neuroblastoma Rhabdomyosarcoma Retinoblastoma Primitive neuroectodermal tumor PNET Ewing sarcoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of New Mexico Health Sciences CenterAlbuquerqueUSA

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