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Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part

"Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A variety of rare sarcoma having a reticulated fibrous stroma enclosing groups of sarcoma cells, which resemble epithelial cells and are enclosed in alveoli walled with connective tissue. It is a rare tumor, usually occurring between 15 and 35 years of age. It appears in the muscles of the extremities in adults and most commonly in the head and neck regions of children. Though slow-growing, it commonly metastasizes to the lungs, brain, bones, and lymph nodes. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1365)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sarcoma, Alveolar Soft Part" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2014 and 2017
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