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2012, Volume 28, Number 3, Page(s) 266-269     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2012.01134
Synovial Sarcoma Involving the Median Nerve: A Case Report
Anna Lisa TOSI1, Giulio Fraternali ORCIONI2, Dario de BIASE1, Sara COSTANTINI1, Yuko ISHIKAWA1, Vincenzo EUSEBI1
1University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Section of Anatomic Pathology “M. Malpighi”, BOLOGNA, ITALY
2IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, National Institute for Cancer Research, Unit of Anatomic Pathology, GENOVA, ITALY
Keywords: Synovial sarcoma, Sarcoma, Soft tissue tumor, Nerve, Forearm

Synovial sarcoma may arise from different and unusual sites. Here a case of biphasic synovial sarcoma arising or invading the radial nerve in a 59-year-old female classically showing chromosomal reciprocal translocation (X; 18) is reported. The differential diagnosis from similar tumors is discussed.

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