Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 8

Clear Cell Carcinoma - A Diagnostically Challenging Presentation at Usual Site

GPS Gahlot, Rakesh Holla*, Bhushan Asthana and Bipin Binod

Department of Pathology, Command Hospital (Southern Command), Pune, India

*Corresponding Author: Rakesh Holla, Department of Pathology, Command Hospital (Southern Command), Pune, India.

Received: July 04, 2023; Published: July 17, 2023

Abstract

Clear cell sarcoma of soft tissue is an aggressive malignant mesenchymal neoplasm which was previously also called as Malignant Melanoma of soft parts but now the latter terminology is no longer recommended. CCS is an exceedingly rare malignant tumor that originates from neural crest cells and is histologically characterized by clear cells representing intracellular glycogen accumulation. The sarcoma typically involves the deep soft tissues of extremities particularly the distal lower extremities such as ankle and foot where it is usually associated with tendons or aponeurosis. We hereby present a case of Clear Cell Sarcoma in an elderly woman who was initially managed as a case of cellulitis and benign cutaneous ulceration of left heel with antibiotics and topical medications and was only later the diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology and immunohistochemistry.

 Keywords: Clear Cell Sarcoma; Neck; Trunk

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Citation

Citation: Rakesh Holla., et al. “Clear Cell Carcinoma - A Diagnostically Challenging Presentation at Usual Site”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.8 (2023): 109-111.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Rakesh Holla., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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