Chapter Ten. Metastatic Tumours

  1. Barbara J. Bain MBBS, FRACP, FRCPath Professor of Diagnostic Haematology Honorary Consultant Haematologist1,2,
  2. David M. Clark MD, MRCP (UK), FRCPath Consultant Histopathologist Honorary Consultant Histopathologist Special Lecturer in Pathology3,4,5 and
  3. Bridget S. Wilkins DM, PhD, FRCPath Consultant in Haematopathology Honorary Senior Lecturer6,7

Published Online: 26 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309782.ch10

Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition

Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J., Clark, D. M. and Wilkins, B. S. (2009) Metastatic Tumours, in Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309782.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    St Mary's Hospital Campus of Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK

  2. 2

    St Mary's Hospital, London UK

  3. 3

    Path Links, North Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  4. 4

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK

  5. 5

    University of Nottingham, UK

  6. 6

    Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  7. 7

    King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168250

Online ISBN: 9781444309782

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Keywords:

  • metastatic tumours;
  • positron emission tomography (PET) scanning;
  • immunocytochemistry and flow cytometric immunophenotyping;
  • Ewing's sarcoma, other PNET and retinoblastoma;
  • reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR);
  • immunocytochemistry - for confirming carcinoma cells in bone marrow aspirate;
  • marrow infiltration by metastatic tumour - focal or diffuse;
  • tumour infiltration identification of bone marrow - problems and pitfalls;
  • primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNET)

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