Valerie A. Fitzhugh, MD Profile picture
Bone/soft tissue/cytopathologist. Professor & Chair, Pathology @Rutgers_NJMS & @RWJMS. FAL. Tweets are my opinion only! Wife to an 🇪🇪 man and proud mom of 2!
Aug 22, 2018 12 tweets 11 min read
Last night I posted this lovely gross picture; I’m now adding a couple of histologic images. Kudos to @kriyer68 and @DrAldehyde for being the first to submit the correct answer- this is indeed a synovial sarcoma! Not a bad time for a #Tweetorial #BSTPath Synovial sarcoma is actually uncommon in joint cavities & does not recapitulate synovium in any way. Its rare amongst soft tissue sarcomas, representing only 5-10% of the cases. The disease is most prevalent in teenagers & young adults; 50% of cases are seen in pediatric patients