Primary extragastrointestinal stromal tumor arising in the vaginal wall: Significant clinicopathological characteristics of a rare aggressive soft tissue neoplasm
Qiu-Yu Liu, Yun-Zhen Kan, Meng-Yang Zhang, Ting-Yi Sun, Ling-Fei Kong, Department of Pathology, Henan Provincial People’s Hospital, People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450003, Henan Province, China
Author contributions: Liu QY participated in collecting case information about the patient and drafted the manuscript; Kan YZ, Zhang MY and Sun TY performed the literature review and provided the experimental technical assistance; Kong LF assisted in revising the manuscript; all the authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board of Henan Provincial People’s Hospital.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
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Correspondence to: Ling-Fei Kong, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Chief, Department of Pathology, Henan Provincial People’s Hospital, People’s Hospital of Zhengzhou University, 7 Weiwu Road, Zhengzhou 450003, Henan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 5, 2015
Peer-review started: November 6, 2015
First decision: December 23, 2015
Revised: December 30, 2015
Accepted: February 14, 2016
Article in press: February 16, 2016
Published online: April 16, 2016