Other malignancies
Synovial sarcoma

Authors: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 September 2016, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed search: prostatic synovial sarcoma

Related topics: Soft tissue tumor chapter

Cite this page: Synovial sarcoma. website. Accessed February 21st, 2017.
Definition / General
Micro Description
  • Uniform spindle and oval cells forming interlacing fascicles resembling fibrosarcoma
  • Focally the compact fascicles of tumor cells alternate with hypocellular myxoid tissue resembling peripheral nerve sheath tumors, focal pericytomatous pattern of polygonal cells arranged around dilated, thin walled blood vessels
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Positive Stains
Molecular / Cytogenetics Description