Ahmad Imran, Agrawal Lalit*, Khurram Fahad and Shaikh Asif Iqbal
Department of General and Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, IndiaFulltext PDF
Angiosarcoma is a rare soft tissue tumor of vascular endothelial origin with the predilection for head and neck region. It frequently affects elderly people. Its presentation is variable, causing difficulties in diagnosing it timely. Most of the patients are treated by wide excision with reconstruction of defect. The role of radiotherapy and chemotherapy are well documented for advanced disease. Postoperative radiotherapy also decreases likelihood of local recurrence. We are reporting a case of 70 yr female with bleeding scalp lesion. After thorough work up, wide excision with cover of defect with local transposition flap was done. Post-operative radiotherapy was given.
Angiosarcoma; Scalp; Radiotherapy
Imran A, Lalit A, Fahad K, Asif Iqbal S. Primary Angiosarcoma of the Scalp - A Rare Entity. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1697. .