Abstract

    Open Access Case Report Article ID: GJMCCR-4-146

    Synovial Sarcoma of Thyroid Gland: Case Report and Review of Literature

    Ashraf H Hassouna* and Asmaa I Salama

    Synovial sarcoma accounts for 5 to 10% of soft tissue sarcoma. It occurs mainly in young adults, where 90% of cases occur before 50 years. Over 80% of cases arise in deep soft tissue of extremities, especially around the joints [1]. Unusual sites (about 15%) have been reported, including head, neck and trunk where differential diagnosis is difficult and surgical treatment is complex due to proximity to vital structures. Here, we report a case of synovial sarcoma in an unusual site which is thyroid gland with special clinical, histopathological, immunohistochemical and molecular features.

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    Published on: Jun 15, 2017 Pages: 51-52

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-5282.000046
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