Syndrome-associated soft tissue tumours

Cheryl M. Coffin, Jessica L. Davis, Scott C. Borinstein

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Soft tissue neoplasms may be associated with a variety of genetic disorders and malformation syndromes, especially when they arise in children, adolescents and early adulthood. This review summarizes the principal histopathological types of soft tissue tumours which occur in various syndromes, with an emphasis on pathological features, genetic aspects and considerations for the diagnostic pathologist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-87
Number of pages20
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Desmoid-type fibromatosis
  • Gardner fibroma
  • Li-Fraumeni syndrome
  • Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour
  • Malignant rhabdoid tumour
  • Neurofibroma
  • Neurofibromatosis type I
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Schwannoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology


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