What is the role of genetic studies in the diagnosis of pleural desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT)?

Updated: Dec 25, 2019
  • Author: Joseph F Tomashefski, Jr, MD; more...
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DSRCT is associated with the translocation t(11;22)(p13;q12), which gives rise to the WT1-EWS gene fusion product. This translocation is considered to be specific for DSRCT, regardless of its site of origin. [67, 76, 83, 84]

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