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Disease Lymphangiosarcoma

Name Lymphangiosarcoma
Synonyms Lymphangioendothelioma, Malignant | Lymphangioendotheliomas, Malignant | Lymphangiosarcomas | Malignant Lymphangioendothelioma | Malignant Lymphangioendotheliomas
Definition A malignant tumor originating from the endothelial cells of lymphatic vessels. Most lymphangiosarcomas arise in an arm secondary to radical mastectomy but they sometimes complicate idiopathic lymphedema. The lymphedema has usually been present for 6 to 10 years before malignant changes develop. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1866)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D008204
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphatic Vessel Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lymphangiosarcoma
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sarcoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lymphangiosarcoma

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Lymphangiosarcoma
  Stewart Treves syndrome