Stewart Treves syndrome

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Stewart Treves syndrome

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The terms "Stewart Treves syndrome" returned 18 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Stewart-Treves Syndrome of the Lower Extremity.
 

Author(s): Rossana Ruth Garcia da Veiga, Bianca Angelina MacĂȘdo do Nascimento, Alessandra Haber Carvalho, Arival Cardoso de Brito, Maraya de Jesus Semblano Bittencourt

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;90(3 Suppl 1):232-4.

 

Stewart-Treves syndrome is a rare cutaneous angiosarcoma that develops in long-standing chronic lymphedema. Though most commonly this angiosarcoma is a result of post mastectomy lymphoedema, it also develops in Milroy disease, idiopathic, congenital, traumatic and filarial lymphoedema. ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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Stewart Treves Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Elisangela Samartin Pegas Pereira, Elisa Trino de Moraes, Daniela Melo Siqueira, Marcel Alex Soares dos Santos

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;90(3 Suppl 1):229-31.

 

Stewart-Treves Syndrome is characterized by the presence of lymphangiosarcoma on limb extremities. Rare, it occurs in 0.5% of patients who have undergone radical mastectomy with axillary node dissection. The main cause is chronic lymphedema with endothelial and lymphatic differentiation, ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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Stewart-Treves syndrome: a case report.
 

Author(s): Anis Benmansour, Saad Laanaz, Abdeslam Bougtab

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The Stewart-Treves syndrome was first described in 1948, it's an angiosarcoma developed on a longstanding lymphadenomatous limb, more often after radical mastectomy. Diagnosis is made on skin biopsy and the prognosis is poor when radical surgery can't be performed. We report the case ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2015

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The terms "Stewart Treves syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Angiosarcoma (Stewart-Treves syndrome) in postmastectomy patients: report of 10 cases and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Lifang Cui, Jixin Zhang, Xinmin Zhang, Hong Chang, Congling Qu, Jiangying Zhang, Dingrong Zhong

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To study the clinicopathologic features of Stewart-Treves syndrome (STS) in postmastectomy patients including the epidemiology, presentation, morphology, differentiation, pathogenesis and therapeutic options.

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2015

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[Stewart-Treves syndrome arising in post-traumatic lymphedema].
 

Author(s): B Laguerre, C Lefeuvre, P Kerbrat, M Hassel

Journal: Bull Cancer. 1999 Mar;86(3):279-82.

 

The authors report a case-history of lymphangiosarcoma or Stewart-Treves syndrome which occurred in a patient with posttraumatic lymphedema of the arm. He presented two recurrences after surgery which led to the decision of amputation. He is now disease free nine years after this ...

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2000

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