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Epithelioid Angiosarcoma in a Patient with Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber Syndrome: An Unexpected Response to Therapy.
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PMID:  20740188     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a rare case of Stewart-Treves syndrome characterized by a diffuse angiosarcoma of the leg in a 22-year-old man with a history of chronic lymphedema due to Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber syndrome. He underwent limb disarticulation and medical treatment with cycles of doxorubicin, oral thalidomide and sunitinib with a very good response after 12 months of follow-up.
Authors:
Angela Simas; Catarina Matos; Rodrigo Lopes da Silva; Vítor Brotas; Eugénio Teófilo; José Pereira Albino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-4-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in oncology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1662-6575     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-8-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101517601     Medline TA:  Case Rep Oncol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  148-153     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Serviço de Medicina Interna 3, Hospital Santo António dos Capuchos.
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