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Vol. 5, No. 2, 2012
Issue release date: May – August
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Case Rep Oncol 2012;5:449–454
(DOI:10.1159/000342068)
Published: August 2012

Clear Cell Sarcoma: A Case Report with Radiological and Pathological Features of an Atypical Case

Leng B.a · Zhang X.a · Ali S.b · Karpo M.c · Singh S.c · Herpen R.c · Zhang P.J.d · Khurana J.S.a
Departments of aPathology and Laboratory Medicine, bRadiology and cPodiatric Surgery, Temple University Hospital, and dDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center,Philadelphia, Pa., USA

Abstract

Clear cell sarcoma of soft tissue is a rare, aggressive soft tissue tumor, which is morphologically similar to malignant melanoma but has no precursor skin lesion and, instead, has a characteristic chromosomal translocation. It is critical, yet challenging, to recognize clear cell sarcoma of soft tissue because the outcome is very different to that of metastatic melanoma. We report a case of clear cell sarcoma of soft tissue arising in the left foot of a 35-year-old African-American woman.

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Bing Leng
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Temple University Hospital, 3401 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140 (USA)
Tel. +1 510 932 8498, E-Mail utbingl@gmail.com


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Published online: August 22, 2012
Number of Print Pages : 6
Number of Figures : 3,


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Case Reports in Oncology

Vol. 5, No. 2, Year 2012 (Cover Date: May - August)

Journal Editor: Markman M. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
ISSN: 1662-6575 (Print), eISSN: 1662-6575 (Online)

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