Second reported case of pediatric bladder alveolar soft part sarcoma as secondary malignancy after prior cytotoxic chemotherapy.

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Summary of "Second reported case of pediatric bladder alveolar soft part sarcoma as secondary malignancy after prior cytotoxic chemotherapy."

Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare malignancy with high rates of metastasis at presentation, defined by an unclear cellular origin and a unique unbalanced ASPSCR1-TFE3 translocation (der(17)t(
17)(p11:q25)). ASPS is insensitive to chemotherapy and has been reported to involve the bladder only twice in the pediatric literature; once as a primary malignancy, and once as a secondary malignancy after cytotoxic chemotherapy. Herein, we report the third case of pediatric bladder ASPS in a female patient who received cytotoxic chemotherapy for low-risk neuroblastoma. This would represent the second case of pediatric bladder ASPS as a secondary malignancy after prior chemotherapy.


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Name: Urology
ISSN: 1527-9995


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