Corpus ID: 109349143

Primary Angiosarcoma Breast - A Rare Case Report

  title={Primary Angiosarcoma Breast - A Rare Case Report},
  journal={University Journal of Pre and Paraclinical Sciences},
  • Arthi
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • University Journal of Pre and Paraclinical Sciences
Abstract : Angiosarcoma, a rare malignant vascular tumor, accounts for less than 0.04 percent of all malignant lesions in breast. The incidence of primary breast angiosarcoma is about 17 new cases per million women. Previously, all angiosarcomas were considered to be highly aggressive but histologic stratification reveals quite different prognostic groups. The  prognosis is usually poor because of the high rates of local  recurrence and early development of metastases. Aggressive surgical… Expand

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