Synovial sarcoma

Vlok, Sucari S. C. ; Wagener, Georg W. W. ; Zaharie, Dan (2014-12-12)

Please cite as follows: Vlok, S. S. C., Wagener, G. W. W. & Zaharie, D. 2014. Synovial sarcoma. South African Journal of Radiology, 18(2):1-3, doi: 10.4102/sajr.v18i2.704.

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Synovial sarcoma is a malignant, predominantly juxta-articular, soft-tissue tumour representing approximately 10% of all soft-tissue sarcomas. Frequently initially incorrectly diagnosed as a benign lesion, it should be considered as a diagnosis when a young adult patient presents with a calcified juxta-articular soft-tissue mass of insidious onset.

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