PLEOMORPHIC SARCOMA AXILLARY REGION: RARE SOFT TISSUE SARCOMA
*Dr Rajesh Kumar and Dr Medha Kaith
Twenty percent of soft tissue sarcomas show no line of differentiation and are classified as undifferentiated sarcomas.These lesions are most often undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (previously known as pleomorphic malignant fibrous histiocytoma). Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma usually occurs in older adults and may arise at any location in the body. Men account for two-thirds of cases. Clinical signs and symptoms of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma are usually nonspecific. Fever, weight loss, and abdominal pain have been reported for those patients with intra-abdominal lesions. Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma is the most common sarcoma to develop at sites of prior irradiation. Here we describe a case of pleomorphic sarcoma in the axillary region.
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