A review of the literature showed that angiosarcomas of the anterior abdominal wall are rare neoplasms and that all published cases have been preceded by irradiation and/or prior surgery. We believe that our case of a primary angiosarcoma of the anterior abdominal wall is unique and that chronic lymphedema secondary to morbid obesity may be of etiologic importance.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1986|
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