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IP Journal of Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology


Clear cell sarcoma in an elderly female - A rare case report with literature review


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Author Details: Monal Trisal, Sabina Khan, Mohd. Jaseem Hassan, Sujata Jetley, Musharraf Husain

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-3706

Print ISSN : 2581-3714

Article First Page : 37

Article End Page : 39


Abstract

The Clear Cell Sarcoma of Tendons and Aponeurosis is an extremely rare melanin producing soft tissue tumor. It accounts for nearly 1% of all soft tissue tumors. Clear cell sarcoma affects commonly young adults between age group of 20-40 years and most common sites are foot and ankle. It has histological, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural similarities with the more common primary (or metastatic) malignant melanoma causing major diagnostic confusion. We present a case of a 55-year lady with clear cell sarcoma of right foot which is extremely rare for this age group.

Keywords:
Clear cell Sarcoma, Malignant Melanoma of soft parts, Soft tissue tumor