Canis ISSN: 2398-2942


Contributor(s): William Brewer Jr


  • Bulky soft tissue sarcoma.
  • Signs: firm soft tissue mass most frequently affecting extremities.
  • Diagnosis: biopsy.
  • Treatment: radical surgical resection, radiation therapy, chemotherapy.
  • Prognosis: guarded - inadequate surgical resection → recurrence.


Predisposing factors

  • Malignant proliferation of fibrous tissue → locally invasive but rarely metastatic.



  • Months to years.


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Further Reading


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