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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 1098-1101

Multimodality management of primary diaphragmatic synovial sarcoma: First report


1 Institute of Pulmonology, Medical Research and Development; Lung Care and Sleep Centre, Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Oncosurgery, Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Plastic Surgery, Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Radiology, Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
5 Department of General Surgery and Laparoscopy, Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
6 Department of Pathology, SRL Diagnostics, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
7 Department of Oncology, Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Prashant N Chhajed
Institute of Pulmonology, Medical Research and Development, B/24, Datta Apartments, Ramkrishna Mission Marg, 15th Road, Khar West, Mumbai - 400 052, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.179525

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Synovial cell sarcoma is an extremely rare tumor of mesenchymal origin. It commonly affects the soft tissues of the extremities but could possibly origin from the head and neck, heart, lung, pleura, mediastinum, esophagus, abdominal wall and the mesentery, and retroperitoneum. Primary synovial sarcoma of pleura, mediastinum, and lung have been reported. Primary synovial sarcoma of the diaphragm has not been reported to the best of our knowledge. We report a case of primary synovial cell sarcoma of the diaphragm presenting as a recurrent pleural effusion and pain in the left hypochondrium managed with multimodality approach.


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