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Synovial Sarcoma of Hand Presenting as A Cystic Mass

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Synovial sarcoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor. It occurs predominantly in the extremities especially in the region of the knee. The localization in palm hand is rare. We report a case of a 23 year-old man who present a monophasic synovial sarcoma of the left hand which presented as a painless cystic nodule. A surgical excision was performed. The result was good without recurrence. The synovial sarcoma is a rare malignant neoplasm that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of spindle neoplasms of hand.

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C. Laila, B. Ikram, S. Mohamed, D. Abdelkrim, T. Siham, M. Abdelmajid and A. Afaf, "Synovial Sarcoma of Hand Presenting as A Cystic Mass," Open Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 59-61. doi: 10.4236/ojo.2012.22012.


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