Synovial sarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Long standing swelling in the popliteal fossa. Soft tissue ultrasound was performed which revealed a predominantly cystic mass with a solid component in its superior aspect.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

MRI was performed depicting a mass with associated cystic component. The lesion is in the popliteal fossa immediately posterior to the femoral shaft.

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have surgery. Final diagnosis: Synovial sarcoma

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Case information

rID: 10032
Published: 13th Jun 2010
Last edited: 26th Sep 2017
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