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Renal Angiosarcoma: A Rare Case Report

Journal: The European Research Journal (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Page : 24-28

Keywords : Angiosarcoma; renal; metastasis;

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Angiosarcomas constitute about 2% of all sarcomas and generally are worst prognostic subtype of soft tissue sarcomas. Angiosarcomas are very aggressive tumors and one year after diagnosis half of patients dies with metastasis of lung, lymph nodes, bone and soft tissue. Diagnosis can accurate with immunochemistry stain, such as factor 8 related antigen, CD 31, CD 34 and von Villebrand factor. Our patient was a 61-year-old women who died four months after symptoms appeared with extensive metastasis. She was able to receive chemotherapy for only one course and after that treatment was changed to palliative.

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