Penis and scrotum
Other malignancies
Clear cell sarcoma

Authors: Antonio Cubilla, M.D., Alcides Chaux, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 April 2018, last major update May 2010

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PubMed Search: Clear cell sarcoma penis

Cite this page: Cubilla, A., Chaux, A. Clear cell sarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/penscrotumclearcellsarcoma.html. Accessed July 22nd, 2018.
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)