Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part
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A variety of rare sarcoma having a reticulated fibrous stroma enclosing groups of sarcoma cells, which resemble epithelial cells and are enclosed in alveoli walled with connective tissue. It is a rare tumor, usually occurring between 15 and 35 years of age. It appears in the muscles of the extremities in adults and most commonly in the head and neck regions of children. Though slow-growing, it commonly metastasizes to the lungs, brain, bones, and lymph nodes. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1365)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part" by people in Profiles.
Granular cell tumors overexpress TFE3 without corollary gene rearrangement. Hum Pathol. 2015 Aug; 46(8):1242-3.
Cediranib for metastatic alveolar soft part sarcoma. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jun 20; 31(18):2296-302.
Expression of the intermediate filament peripherin in extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2000 Mar; 27(3):141-6.