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an·gi·o·sar·co·ma

 (ăn′jē-ō-sär-kō′mə)
n.
A malignant tumor arising from vascular tissue.
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angiosarcoma

(ˌændʒɪəʊsɑːˈkəʊmə)
n
a rare, malignant tumour which grows rapidly in the blood vessels
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Noun1.angiosarcoma - a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
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an·gi·o·sar·co·ma

n. angiosarcoma, neoplasma maligno que se origina en las células epiteliales de los vasos sanguíneos.
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angiosarcoma

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The vulnerability with respect to sporadic soft tissue sarcomas is intensified through previous radiation therapy and, by chronic lymphedema when it comes to lymphangiosarcoma. Get Free Sample Report Here: https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=353 The diagnosis of fibrosarcomas that occur secondarily in dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is essential as it may respond to imatinib mesylate therapies.
In the pathophysiology of lymphangiosarcoma, two factors are emphasized: lymph stasis impairing the local immune response by disrupting immune cell migration and inducing angiogenesis by growth of new hematic and lymphatic collaterals.
Further, cases of secondary development of lymphangiosarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma within these lesions following radiation have been reported [12, 13].
Angiosarcoma is also known as malignant hemangioendothelioma, hemangiosarcoma, and lymphangiosarcoma. It is an uncommon, high-grade malignant vascular neoplasm of the inner lining of blood vessels.
Soft-tissue sarcomas are tumors arising from extraskeletal connective tissues and from Schwann cells and include fibrosarcoma, liposarcoma, hemangiopericytoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, lymphangiosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, leiomyosarcoma, myxosarcoma, myxofibrosarcoma, mesenchymoma, spindle cell tumors, and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (neurofibrosarcoma, Schwannoma).
Stewart-Treves syndrome consists of lymphangiosarcoma classically described as purplish to brownish blotch and cutaneous nodular lesions progressing to ulceration in a lymphedematous arm within an average of ten years following mastectomy [5].