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Soft Tissue Tumors

Introduction

Cell types


Reviewer: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 July 2012, last major update July 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Epithelioid:
● Alveolar soft parts sarcoma, carcinoma (extension into soft tissue or metastases), clear cell sarcoma, epithelioid histiocytoma, epithelioid sarcoma, epithelioid variant of leiomyosarcoma, MFH or MPNST
● Extracellular myxoid chondrosarcoma, myxofibrosarcoma, rhabdoid tumor, schwannoma, synovial sarcoma or vascular tumors

Pleomorphic:
● Variants of leiomyosarcoma, liposarcoma, MFH, MPNST, myxofibrosarcoma, PHAT, pleomorphic lipoma or rhabdomyosarcoma
● Also melanoma and metastatic carcinoma

Round cell:
● Desmoplastic small round cell sarcoma, Ewings/PNET, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma, MPNST, rhabdomyosarcoma, round cell liposarcoma, schwannoma with neuroblastoma-like features, synovial sarcoma
● Also carcinoma, lymphoma, melanoma, neuroblastoma, poorly differentiated tumors

Spindle cell:
● Angiosarcoma, benign fibrous histiocytoma, benign nerve sheath tumor, DFSP, fibroma of tendon sheath (cellular), fibromatosis, fibrosarcoma, Kaposiís sarcoma, leiomyoma, leiomyosarcoma, MPNST, nodular fasciitis, spindle cell lipoma, spindle cell variant of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, solitary fibrous tumor, superficial acral fibromyxoma, synovial sarcoma

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