Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses of the parapharyngeal space: an unusual localization of a rare tumor (a case report and review of the literature).

The Pan African medical journal

PubMedID: 25767667

Abdellah A, Soufiane B, Amine B, Sanaa el M, Hanan E, Ijlal K, Rachida L, Basma el K, Tayeb K, Noureddine B. Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses of the parapharyngeal space: an unusual localization of a rare tumor (a case report and review of the literature). Pan Afr Med J. 2014;19147.
The clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses (CCSTA) is a rare soft tissue sarcoma in the head and neck region and parapharyngeal space. Over 95% of CCSTAs present in the extremities, with the head and neck region (1. 9%) being an unusual site. This study presents an additional case of CCSTA of the head and neck region involving the parapharyngeal space in a 48-year-old men and review of the literature on CCSTA.