Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma

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WHO-ICD-10 version:2010

Neoplasms

Malignant neoplasms

OMIM Number

606243

Gene Map Locus

17q25.3

Description

Alveolar soft part sarcoma is an unusual tumor with highly characteristic histopathology and ultrastructure, controversial histogenesis, and enigmatic clinical behavior. [From OMIM]

Epidemiology in the Arab World

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Other Reports

Lebanon

Jabbour et al, 2014, described a 24-year-old woman with vulvovaginal alveolar soft part sarcoma. Tests on the tumor cells confirmed the expression of TFE3 protein as well as the presence of the ASPL-TFE3 gene rearrangement.   

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