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Primary Synovial Sarcoma of the Pharynx: A Series of Five Cases and Literature Review

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Synovial sarcoma comprises approximately 10 % of all soft tissue sarcomas. Although synovial sarcoma has been reported in practically every organ, the extremities are the commonest site of occurrence followed by the head and neck. Primary synovial sarcoma of the pharynx is rare and only case reports have been published. We report a series of five cases of primary synovial sarcoma involving the pharynx.

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Fatima, S.S., Din, N.U. & Ahmad, Z. Primary Synovial Sarcoma of the Pharynx: A Series of Five Cases and Literature Review. Head and Neck Pathol 9, 458–462 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12105-015-0634-0

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Keywords

  • Synovial sarcoma
  • Pharynx
  • Biphasic
  • Monophasic
  • TLE 1