Penis and scrotum
Other malignancies
Clear cell sarcoma


Topic Completed: 1 May 2010

Revised: 14 February 2019

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Definition / general
  • Malignant tumor composed of clear neoplastic cells similar to those observed in malignant melanoma of soft parts
  • See also clear cell sarcoma in soft tissue chapter
  • ICD-O: 9044 / 3
Terminology
  • Also called malignant melanoma of soft parts
Epidemiology
  • Very rare
Case reports
Positive stains
  • S100, other melanocytic markers
Electron microscopy description
  • Melanosomes
Molecular / cytogenetics description
  • Derived from t(12;22)(q13;q12)
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