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Case Report

Synovial sarcoma

Sucari S.C. Vlok, Georg W.W. Wagener, Dan Zaharie

South African Journal of Radiology; Vol 18, No 2 (2014), 3 pages. doi: 10.4102/sajr.v18i2.704

Submitted: 28 July 2014
Published:  12 December 2014


Synovial sarcoma is a malignant, predominantly juxta-articular, soft-tissue tumour representing approximately 10% of all soft-tissue sarcomas. Frequently initially incorrectly diagnosed as a benign lesion, it should be considered as a diagnosis when a young adult patient presents with a calcified juxta-articular soft-tissue mass of insidious onset.

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Sucari S.C. Vlok, Division of Radiodiagnosis, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Georg W.W. Wagener, Division of Radiodiagnosis, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Dan Zaharie, Division of Radiodiagnosis, Stellenbosch University, South Africa



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