Alveolar soft-part sarcoma: a review and update.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Alveolar soft-part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare, distinctive sarcoma, typically occurring in young patients. Although it displays a relatively indolent clinical course, the ultimate prognosis is poor and is often characterised by late metastases. Recently, our understanding of the genetic events underlying the pathogenesis of ASPS has greatly increased. The historical, histopathological, ultrastructural, immunohistochemical and genetic aspects of ASPS are reviewed in this article.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Folpe, AL; Deyrup, AT

Published Date

  • November 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 59 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 1127 - 1132

PubMed ID

  • 17071801

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC1860509

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-9746

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/jcp.2005.031120


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England