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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 123-125

Primary synovial sarcoma of the abdominal wall: A case report and review of the literature

Department of Radiology, King Fahd Hospital of the University, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

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Alsaif H Saif
P.O. Box 79854, Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia
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PMID: 23012178

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Synovial sarcoma is a malignant mesenchymal neoplasm which commonly occurs in the extremities of adults, in close association with joint capsules, tendon sheaths, bursae and fascial structures. Only a few cases of synovial sarcoma occurring in the abdominal wall have been reported. A case of a primary synovial sarcoma arising from the anterior abdominal wall fascial aponeurosis is presented.

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