Chromosomal abnormalities in clear cell sarcoma. Implications for histogenesis

J. A. Bridge, D. A. Borek, J. R. Neff, M. Huntrakoon

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Cytogenetic analysis was performed on three specimens of clear cell sarcoma, a rare neoplasm of uncertain histogenesis. Chromosomal analysis of clear cell sarcoma has not been reported previously. Two of the specimens analyzed consisted of the primary foot lesion and subsequent lymph node metastasis in a 29-year-old male. The other specimen was a primary foot lesion in a 61-year-old male. Clonal abnormalities were detected in all three of the specimens. The significance of these results with regard to the origin of this uncommon neoplasm is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-31
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican journal of clinical pathology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


  • chromosome
  • clear cell sarcoma
  • histogenesis
  • karyotype

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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