What is synovial sarcoma?

Also known as: malignant synovioma, soft tissue sarcoma

Synovial sarcomas are a rare form of slow growing soft tissue cancer that commonly forms around the joints in the arms or legs (but can also occur in the kidneys or lungs) in adolescent or young adults (in males a little more frequently than females).


Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

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