Nasopharyngeal Synovial Sarcoma - An Oncological Surprise

Ram Abhinav Kannan, Kirthi Koushik, Nalini Kilara, Aparna Gangoli


Synovial sarcoma is a rare and aggressive high-grade neoplasm with poor prognosis. It is usually encountered in the lower extremities of young adults; only a few cases have been reported in the head and neck region. We report the fourth case of synovial sarcoma of the nasopharynx, treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, complete surgical excision and adjuvant radiation with extensive review of literature.


Synovial Sarcoma; Nasopharynx; Surgery; Radiation; Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

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