Clin Case Rep Int | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Synovial Sarcoma of Buccal Mucosa: A Case Report

Akansha Kandoi1, Rajesh A Kantharia2* and Shehnaz Kantharia3

1Maxillofacial Surgery, Kailash Cancer Hospital and Research Centre Goraj, India
2Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kailash Cancer Hospital and Research Center, India 3Department of Clinical Research, Kailash Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, India

*Correspondance to: Rajesh A Kantharia 

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Synovial Sarcomas are distinct malignant soft tissue tumors of pluripotent mesenchymal cells. In head and neck SS occurs rarely comprising only 2.5% to 3.5%. SS is rare in oral cavity. We report a case of synovial sarcoma of the buccal mucosa in a 23-year-old female patient treated by right buccal mucosa wide excision with supraomohyoid neck dissection and reconstruction with Anterolateral thigh flap followed by 3D conformal external beam radiotherapy. The prognosis of synovial sarcoma
is difficult to formulate. Complete excision of the tumor with wide surgical margins is the mainstay in the treatment of SS. A multimodal approach consisting of wide local excision of tumor followed by postoperative radiation and chemotherapy is often recommended as complete excision of intraoral tumors is not always possible. Incomplete surgical resection & local recurrence are associated with increased morbidity and mortality.


Head and Neck Synovial Sarcoma; Oral cavity; Buccal mucosa; Multimodality treatment


Kandoi A, Kantharia RA, Kantharia S. Synovial Sarcoma of Buccal Mucosa: A Case Report. Clin Case Rep Int. 2021;5:1229..

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