Clear-cell sarcoma

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Clear-cell sarcoma
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Clear cell sarcoma. Tumor cells with prominent nucleoli and clear cytoplasm are arranged in well-defined nests surrounded by dense fibrous stroma.
Classification and external resources
SynonymsMalignant melanoma of the soft parts
SpecialtyOncology

Clear-cell sarcoma is a rare form of cancer called sarcoma.[1] It is known to happen mainly in the soft tissues and dermis.

Recurrence is common.[2]

Clear cell sarcoma of the soft tissues in adults is not related to the pediatric tumor known as clear cell sarcoma of the kidney.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Barry, G; Nielsen, T (June 2012). "Clear Cell Sarcoma of Soft Tissue". ESUN. 9 (3). Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  2. Malchau SS, Hayden J, Hornicek F, Mankin HJ (May 2007). "Clear cell sarcoma of soft tissues". J Surg Oncol. 95 (6): 519–22. doi:10.1002/jso.20730. PMID 17192915.
  3. Poppe B, Forsyth R, Dhaene K, Speleman F. Soft tissue tumors: Clear cell sarcoma. Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol. November 2002.