Thyroid Synovial Sarcoma: A Case Report

  • Ali Ghafouri Department of Surgery, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
  • Taha Anbara Department of Surgery, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
  • Ali Mir Mail Department of Surgery, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
  • Marzieh Lashkari Department of Radiation Oncology, Tehran cancer institute, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
  • Mohammad Nazari Department of Surgery, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
Keywords:
Thyroid, Sarcoma

Abstract

Sarcomas are rare tumors account for about 1% of cancers in adult. Soft tissue sarcomas are the most common one. Synovial sarcoma's incident is about 10% of all sarcomas and most commonly rise from para-articular regions in young adults. Based on our knowledge there have been only two reports of thyroid synovial sarcoma in medical literature. We report a 44-year old woman presented with a rapid growing neck mass. The pathology report revealed sarcoma and the immunohistochemistry (IHC) was compatible with synovial sarcoma. It could be understood that synovial sarcoma can be found in various tissues even if there is no synovial cells.

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Ghafouri A, Anbara T, Mir A, Lashkari M, Nazari M. Thyroid Synovial Sarcoma: A Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 51(1):69-72.
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