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
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Temple University Hospital, 3401 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140 (USA)
Tel. +1 510 932 8498, E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have an account?
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.
© 2012 S. Karger AG, Basel
Article / Publication Details
Open Access License / Drug Dosage / DisclaimerOpen Access License: This is an Open Access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported license (CC BY-NC) (www.karger.com/OA-license), applicable to the online version of the article only. Distribution permitted for non-commercial purposes only.
Drug Dosage: The authors and the publisher have exerted every effort to ensure that drug selection and dosage set forth in this text are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication. However, in view of ongoing research, changes in government regulations, and the constant flow of information relating to drug therapy and drug reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any changes in indications and dosage and for added warnings and precautions. This is particularly important when the recommended agent is a new and/or infrequently employed drug.
Disclaimer: The statements, opinions and data contained in this publication are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publishers and the editor(s). The appearance of advertisements or/and product references in the publication is not a warranty, endorsement, or approval of the products or services advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements.