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Proximal–Type Epithelioid Sarcoma—A Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Thigh in a Child

Proximal–Type Epithelioid Sarcoma—A Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Thigh in a Child Indian J Surg Oncol (October–December 2011) 2(4):298–301 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0147-1 CASE REPORT Proximal–Type Epithelioid Sarcoma—A Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Thigh in a Child Deepti Naik & Ashok A. Kumar & M. G. Srinath Received: 7 February 2012 /Accepted: 15 March 2012 /Published online: 3 April 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Keywords Epithelioid sarcoma Soft tisssue adults with epithelioid features and a frequent rhabdoid . . . sarcoma Proximal type Axial type Immunohistochemistry phenotype on histopathology [1] thus posing diagnostic difficulty and has to be differentiated from extrarenal rhabdoid tumour, synovial sarcoma, angiosarcoma and melanoma [1, 5](Figs. 1, 2,and 3). Introduction Epithelioid sarcoma, first described by Enzinger in 1970 [1, Case Report 2], is a rare soft tissue sarcoma of adolescents and young adults usually involving the distal part of upper extremities A 5 year old boy presented with painless swelling in the [1, 2]. The epithelioid sarcomas are difficult to diagnose and posterior aspect of the right thigh of 1 month duration. There can be confused with a variety of malignant and benign was no history of trauma, fever or weight loss. On local conditions; especially granulomatous process, synovial sar- examination a well defined swelling measuring approxi- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Proximal–Type Epithelioid Sarcoma—A Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Thigh in a Child

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Springer Journals
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2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-012-0147-1
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Indian J Surg Oncol (October–December 2011) 2(4):298–301 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0147-1 CASE REPORT Proximal–Type Epithelioid Sarcoma—A Rare Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Thigh in a Child Deepti Naik & Ashok A. Kumar & M. G. Srinath Received: 7 February 2012 /Accepted: 15 March 2012 /Published online: 3 April 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Keywords Epithelioid sarcoma Soft tisssue adults with epithelioid features and a frequent rhabdoid . . . sarcoma Proximal type Axial type Immunohistochemistry phenotype on histopathology [1] thus posing diagnostic difficulty and has to be differentiated from extrarenal rhabdoid tumour, synovial sarcoma, angiosarcoma and melanoma [1, 5](Figs. 1, 2,and 3). Introduction Epithelioid sarcoma, first described by Enzinger in 1970 [1, Case Report 2], is a rare soft tissue sarcoma of adolescents and young adults usually involving the distal part of upper extremities A 5 year old boy presented with painless swelling in the [1, 2]. The epithelioid sarcomas are difficult to diagnose and posterior aspect of the right thigh of 1 month duration. There can be confused with a variety of malignant and benign was no history of trauma, fever or weight loss. On local conditions; especially granulomatous process, synovial sar- examination a well defined swelling measuring approxi-

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2011

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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