Table 3

Technical fails by year, showing tumour assessed for by reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR), and corresponding final diagnosis

YearTumour assessed for by RT-PCRFinal diagnosis
2011Alveolar rhabdomyosarcomaEmbryonal rhabdomyosarcoma
Synovial sarcoma ×2Spindle cell sarcoma (NOS) ×2
Synovial sarcomaSynovial sarcoma
Synovial sarcomaUndifferentiated carcinoma
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcomaIntramuscular myxoma
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcomaSclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcomaLow-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcomaFibromatosis
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcomaFibromatosis with changes secondary to radiotherapy
Round cell liposarcomaMelanoma
Round cell liposarcomaDedifferentiated liposarcoma
Undifferentiated endometrial sarcomaUndifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma
Ewing sarcoma ×3Ewing sarcoma ×3
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcomaUndifferentiated malignant neoplasm
Anaplastic carcinomaUndifferentiated carcinoma
2012Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcomaOssifying fibromyxoid tumour
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma ×2Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma ×2
Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcomaSclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma
Myxoid liposarcomaMyxoid liposarcoma
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcomaMyxoid polygonal and spindle cell tumour without specific lineage
Synovial sarcomaSynovial sarcoma
2013Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcomaChondrosarcoma
High-grade endometrial stromal sarcomaSarcoma (NOS)
Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma ×2Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma ×2
Myxoid liposarcoma ×2Myxoid liposarcoma ×2
Myxoid liposarcomaMyxoid spindle cell lipoma
Myxoid liposarcomaMyxoma
Myxoid liposarcomaDedifferentiated liposarcoma
Myxoid liposarcomaMyxoid adipocytic tumour (NOS)
Round cell liposarcomaSarcoma (NOS)
Synovial sarcomaMalignant neoplasm (NOS)
Synovial sarcomaSynovial sarcoma
Synovial sarcomaSmall cell sarcoma
Alveolar rhabdomyosarcomaAlveolar rhabdomyosarcoma
Low-grade endometrial stromal sarcomaSample too small for conclusive interpretation
  • NOS, not otherwise specified.