Clear Cell Sarcoma

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A sarcoma of young female adults, which affects the legs and acral regions. Clear cell sarcomas arise in tendons as circumscribed, but unencapsulated melanin-rich neuroectodermal tumours
Prognosis 45–60% death, late recurrence
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Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses (CCSTA), a rare tumor that was first described in 1968, (1) is also referred to as malignant melanoma of soft parts.
Cytogenetic findings in clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses: malignant melanoma of soft parts.
Malignant melanoma of soft parts (clear cell sarcoma): a study of 17 cases, with emphasis on prognostic factors.

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