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Synovial sarcoma


Other Names for this Disease
  • Synovialosarcoma
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Tests & Diagnosis

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How is synovial sarcoma diagnosed?

A diagnosis of synovial sarcoma may first be suspected based on the presence of characteristic signs and symptoms. Additional testing can then be ordered to confirm the diagnosis, determine the severity of the condition and inform treatment options. These tests may include:[1][2]
Medscape Reference's Web site offers more specific information regarding the diagnosis of synovial sarcoma. Please click on the link to access this resource.
Last updated: 9/9/2015

References
  1. Bernardo Vargas, MD. Synovial Cell Sarcoma. Medscape Reference. November 2014; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1257131-overview.
  2. Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment. National Cancer Institute. April 2015; http://www.cancer.gov/types/soft-tissue-sarcoma/patient/adult-soft-tissue-treatment-pdq#section/_50.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Synovialosarcoma
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