Recurrent inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors harboring PIK3CA and KIT mutations

Cheng-Fang Li; Chun-Xia Liu; Bing-Cheng Li; Yao-Yuan Shen; Xiao-Bin Cui; Wei Liu; Hong-Chao Dong; Li-Juan Pang; Wei-Hua Liang; Feng Li
July 2014
International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Pathology;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p3673
Academic Journal
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