Radiology of soft tissue tumors.

  title={Radiology of soft tissue tumors.},
  author={Paul Ian Mallinson and Hong Nong Chou and Bruce B. Forster and Peter Loren Munk},
  journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America},
  volume={23 4},
Magnetic resonance imaging is the mainstay of diagnostic imaging for soft tissue masses, but plain film, ultrasound, and computed tomography all have roles. A subset of lesions has specific imaging features that enable a confident radiological diagnosis with appropriate clinical correlation. Many soft tissue masses have nonspecific appearances and should be considered for biopsy in a specialist center. When a biopsy is required for definitive diagnosis, careful multidisciplinary planning is… CONTINUE READING