Lingual alveolar soft part sarcoma; 14 cases: novel clinical and morphological observations.

@article{FanburgSmith2004LingualAS,
  title={Lingual alveolar soft part sarcoma; 14 cases: novel clinical and morphological observations.},
  author={Julie C. Fanburg-Smith and Markku Miettinen and Andrew L Folpe and Sharon W. Weiss and Esther L B Childers},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={526-37}
}
AIMS Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare sarcoma in the buttocks or thigh of young adults, often with metastases to lung, brain, or bone. This study examines the morphological and clinical features of lingual ASPS. METHODS AND RESULTS Fourteen cases, in eight males and six females (ages 3-21 years, median 5 years), ranged from 8 to 50 mm, median 25 mm. All tumours were intramuscular, circumscribed and multinodular. Tumours from all but the oldest patient exhibited a predominantly… CONTINUE READING