Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Primary Angiosarcoma of the Scalp - A Rare Entity

Ahmad Imran, Agrawal Lalit*, Khurram Fahad and Shaikh Asif Iqbal

Department of General and Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, India

*Correspondance to: Agrawal Lalit 

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Abstract

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.

Keywords:

Angiosarcoma; Scalp; Radiotherapy

Citation:

Imran A, Lalit A, Fahad K, Asif Iqbal S. Primary Angiosarcoma of the Scalp - A Rare Entity. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1697. .

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