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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Coard, Kathleen C.; Watson, O.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Article Title
Soft tissue sarcomas: A ten-year analysis
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
50
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
218-21
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Abstract
Malignant soft tissue tumors are uncommon and the diagnosis is often difficult to make. This study of fifty-nine cases represents a pathological perspective of our experience with these tumors over a 10- year period. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma was the most frequent diagnosis made (36%) and the majority of these occurred in the lower limbs. In 11 (19%) cases, the sarcomas could not be further classified along histogenetic lines.We consider some of the reasons for this and discuss these findings in the light of an increasing trend towards the use of smaller samples for diagnosis.....
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