Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2012, Vol 28, Num, 3     (Pages: 266-269)

Synovial Sarcoma Involving the Median Nerve: A Case Report

Anna Lisa TOSI 1, Giulio Fraternali ORCIONI 2, Dario de BIASE 1, Sara COSTANTINI 1, Yuko ISHIKAWA 1, Vincenzo EUSEBI 1

1 University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Section of Anatomic Pathology &
2 IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, National Institute for Cancer Research, Unit of Anatomic Pathology, GENOVA, ITALY

DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2012.01134
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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.

Keywords : Synovial sarcoma, Sarcoma, Soft tissue tumor, Nerve, Forearm