Clear cell sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract after very low-dose therapeutic radiation therapy: A case report

Joanna C. Yang, Alexander J. Chou, Kevin C. Oeffinger, Michael P. La Quaglia, Suzanne L. Wolden

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Abstract

Childhood cancer survivors are at risk for developing second malignant neoplasms. Very-low-dose therapeutic radiation therapy (RT) may be used to treat infants with Stage 4S neuroblastoma. We report a case of a patient who subsequently developed clear cell sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract nearly 15 years after treatment with very low-dose therapeutic RT (4.5 Gy) for Stage 4S neuroblastoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1943-1945
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume47
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Clear cell sarcoma
  • Gastrointestinal malignancy
  • Low dose radiation therapy
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Second malignant neoplasm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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