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Primary synovial sarcoma of the middle ear.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8288988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Synovial sarcoma is a soft tissue malignancy which most commonly affects the lower limbs of young adults and rarely occurs in the head and neck region. The term synovial sarcoma may be a misnomer as most of these tumours occur in tissues not known to contain synovial tissue. There has only been one previously reported case affecting the middle ear, which was metastatic, and we report the first case of primary synovial sarcoma of the middle ear.
L J O'Keeffe; R T Ramsden; A R Birzgalis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0022-2151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  1993 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-02-22     Completed Date:  1994-02-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1070-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Manchester Royal Infirmary.
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MeSH Terms
Ear Neoplasms / pathology*
Ear, Middle / pathology*
Sarcoma, Synovial / pathology*
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / pathology*

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