Aspiration cytology of pulmonary small cell variant of poorly differentiated synovial sarcoma metastatic from the tongue: a case report.

@article{Kwon2005AspirationCO,
  title={Aspiration cytology of pulmonary small cell variant of poorly differentiated synovial sarcoma metastatic from the tongue: a case report.},
  author={Mi Seon Kwon},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={92-6}
}
BACKGROUND Small cell variant ofpoorly differentiated synovial sarcoma (PDSS) is a great mimic of Ewing's sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor, with cytologic and immunohistochemical overlap. CASE A 21-year-old male was admitted to our hospital because of a solitary pulmonary nodule that developed 22 months after resection of a tongue mass, small cell variant of PDSS. The nodule was biopsied via fluoroscopy-guided fine needle aspiration (FNA). At low power, the cytologic smears were highly… CONTINUE READING