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desmoplastic small cell tumor

 

Definition: a high-grade malignant tumor found most often in the abdomen of male adolescents; typically tumor cells contain both desmin and keratin, show hybrid features like fetal mesothelial cells; the exact nature of these cells remains unknown.

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