Penis & scrotum
Mesenchymal tumors
Clear cell sarcoma

Topic Completed: 1 May 2010

Minor changes: 13 December 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Clear cell sarcoma penis

Alcides Chaux, M.D.
Antonio L. Cubilla, M.D.
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Cite this page: Chaux A, Cubilla AL. Clear cell sarcoma. website. Accessed August 7th, 2020.
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
  • Also called malignant melanoma of soft parts
  • 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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