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Thyroid synovial sarcoma: a case report.
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PMID:  23456589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Sarcomas are rare tumors account for about 1% of cancers in adult. Soft tissue sarcomas are the most common one. Synovial sarcoma's incident is about 10% of all sarcomas and most commonly rise from para-articular regions in young adults. Based on our knowledge there have been only two reports of thyroid synovial sarcoma in medical literature. We report a 44-year old woman presented with a rapid growing neck mass. The pathology report revealed sarcoma and the immunohistochemistry (IHC) was compatible with synovial sarcoma. It could be understood that synovial sarcoma can be found in various tissues even if there is no synovial cells.
Ali Ghafouri; Taha Anbara; Ali Mir; Marzieh Lashkari; Mohammad Nazari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica Iranica     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1735-9694     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Med Iran     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  14540050R     Medline TA:  Acta Med Iran     Country:  Iran    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
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