International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Oncology Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018


Primary Angiosarcoma of Breast in Elderly Woman

Kanmani Velarasan.S | Deivanayagam Ramasundaram


Abstract: Breast angiosarcoma is a rare tumor. It can be presented as primary or secondary type. Primary angiosarcoma arises spontaneously, while secondary angiosarcoma arises secondary to radiation. It presents as painless palpable masses clinically and confuse with common malignancies of the breast. Diagnosis with fine needle aspiration is difficult. Ultrasonography shows hypervascular mass. Immunohistochemical markers helps in diagnosis. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment. Role of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy remains to be defined.


Keywords: Angiosarcoma, breast, radiology, immunohistochemical markers, surgery, radiation therapy


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,


Pages: 1216 - 1218


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Kanmani Velarasan.S, Deivanayagam Ramasundaram, "Primary Angiosarcoma of Breast in Elderly Woman", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018, pp. 1216-1218, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20183298

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