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Sarcoma

Your soft tissues connect, support, or surround other tissues. Examples include your muscles, tendons, fat, and blood vessels. Soft tissue sarcoma is a cancer of these soft tissues. There are many kinds, based on the type of tissue they started in. They may cause a lump or swelling in the soft tissue. Sometimes they spread and can press on nerves and organs, causing problems such as pain or trouble breathing. No one knows exactly what causes these cancers. They are not common, but you have a higher risk if you have been exposed to certain chemicals, have had radiation therapy, or have certain genetic diseases. Doctors diagnose soft tissue sarcomas with a biopsy. Treatments include surgery to remove the tumor, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination. NIH: National Cancer Institute.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
224714
Concept ID:
C1261473
Neoplastic Process
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Synovial sarcoma

Synovial sarcomas, which represent approximately 10% of all soft tissue sarcomas, are aggressive spindle cell sarcomas containing in some cases areas of epithelial differentiation. They consistently show a specific t(X;18)(p11.2;q11.2), which usually represents either of 2 gene fusions, SYT (600192)-SSX1 (312820) or SYT-SSX2 (300192), encoding putative transcriptional proteins differing at 13 amino acid positions (summary by Ladanyi et al., 2002). Synovial sarcoma, according to the experience of Enzinger and Weiss (1983), is the fourth most common type of soft tissue sarcoma. It usually develops in adolescents and young adults, is more common in males than in females, and has no racial predilection. [from OMIM]

MedGen UID:
21050
Concept ID:
C0039101
Neoplastic Process
3.

Synovial sarcoma

A type of mesenchymal tissue cell tumor that exhibits epithelial differentiation, which most frequently arises in the extremities. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
775849
Concept ID:
CN183091
Finding
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Sarcoma

A connective tissue neoplasm formed by proliferation of mesodermal cells. Bone and soft tissue sarcomas are the main types of sarcoma. Sarcoma is usually highly malignant. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
506452
Concept ID:
CN117138
Finding
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Aneuploidy

The chromosomal constitution of cells which deviate from the normal by the addition or subtraction of CHROMOSOMES, chromosome pairs, or chromosome fragments. In a normally diploid cell (DIPLOIDY) the loss of a chromosome pair is termed nullisomy (symbol: 2N-2), the loss of a single chromosome is MONOSOMY (symbol: 2N-1), the addition of a chromosome pair is tetrasomy (symbol: 2N+2), the addition of a single chromosome is TRISOMY (symbol: 2N+1). [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
294
Concept ID:
C0002938
Cell or Molecular Dysfunction
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Usually

A response indicating that something happens or happened most of the time. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
854883
Concept ID:
C3888388
Finding
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Detected

The measurement of the specified component / analyte, organism or clinical sign above the limit of detection of the performed test or procedure.  [from HL7]

MedGen UID:
617726
Concept ID:
C0442726
Finding
8.

Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorder, Complementation Group H

MedGen UID:
356488
Concept ID:
C1866260
Disease or Syndrome
9.

Aggressive Clinical Course

MedGen UID:
233968
Concept ID:
C1332223
Finding
10.

Neoplasm

A malignant tumor at the original site of growth. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
227011
Concept ID:
C1306459
Neoplastic Process
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Epithelioid Sarcoma

An aggressive malignant neoplasm of uncertain differentiation, characterized by the presence of epithelioid cells forming nodular patterns. The nodules often undergo central necrosis, resulting in a pseudogranulomatous growth pattern. It usually occurs in young adults. The most common sites of involvement are the extremities (distal-type epithelioid sarcoma), and less frequently the pelvis, perineum, and genital organs (proximal-type epithelioid sarcoma). [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
104753
Concept ID:
C0205944
Neoplastic Process
12.

Connective and Soft Tissue Neoplasm

Neoplasms developing from some structure of the connective and subcutaneous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective or soft tissue. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
60224
Concept ID:
C0206765
Neoplastic Process
13.

Neoplasm of connective tissues

Neoplasms composed of connective tissue, including elastic, mucous, reticular, osseous, and cartilaginous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective tissue. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
45035
Concept ID:
C0027656
Neoplastic Process
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Soft Tissue Neoplasm

A benign, intermediate, or malignant neoplasm that arises from the soft tissue. The most common types are lipomatous (fatty), vascular, smooth muscle, fibrous, and fibrohistiocytic neoplasms. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
11495
Concept ID:
C0037579
Neoplastic Process
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Neoplasm by Site

A collective term for precoordinated organ/neoplasm headings locating neoplasms by organ, as BRAIN NEOPLASMS; DUODENAL NEOPLASMS; LIVER NEOPLASMS; etc. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
10296
Concept ID:
C0027653
Neoplastic Process
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Neoplasms by Histologic Type

A collective term for the various histological types of NEOPLASMS. It is more likely to be used by searchers than by indexers and catalogers. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
10295
Concept ID:
C0027652
Neoplastic Process
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Adult Synovial Sarcoma

A synovial sarcoma occurring in adults. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
75849
Concept ID:
C0278660
Neoplastic Process
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