Published: August 2012
Clear Cell Sarcoma: A Case Report with Radiological and Pathological Features of an Atypical CaseLeng 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
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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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