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Disease Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part

Name Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part
Synonyms Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma | Alveolar Soft-Part Sarcoma | ASPS
Definition A variety of rare sarcoma having a reticulated fibrous stroma enclosing groups of sarcoma cells, which resemble epithelial cells and are enclosed in alveoli walled with connective tissue. It is a rare tumor, usually occurring between 15 and 35 years of age. It appears in the muscles of the extremities in adults and most commonly in the head and neck regions of children. Though slow-growing, it commonly metastasizes to the lungs, brain, bones, and lymph nodes. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1365)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018234
OMIM® ID 606243
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sarcoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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