Epithelioid Sarcoma of the forearm

Vijayan, Sandeep and Shah, Hitesh (2013) Epithelioid Sarcoma of the forearm. Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics, 26 (1). pp. 36-40.

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We report a case of epithelioid sarcoma of the forearm, which presented in a benign fashion leading to confusion in diagnosis, but turned out to be a high-grade malignant lesion on histopathological examination. Our initial marginal excision failed to control the disease further emphasising the fact that wide excision / radical excision / amputation needs to be done to prevent recurrence. Eventhough, adjuvant chemo and radiotherapy has been shown to be beneficial for this disease in literatures; it did not prevent recurrence in our patient.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sarcoma; upper limb tumours; mesenchymal; granuloma; epithelioid.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Orthopaedics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2013 04:02
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2013 04:02
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137165

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