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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 195-7

Epithelioid sarcoma of the upper extremity with cerebral metastases.


SDB Orthopaedic Centre and Research Institute, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

Correspondence Address:
A J Rege
SDB Orthopaedic Centre and Research Institute, KEM Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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PMID: 0001307593

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A forty year old male patient presented with swollen, deformed right hand with multiple irregular ulcers. The axillary lymph nodes were enlarged, firm and tender. The biopsy of nodules present on the hand revealed areas of haemorrhage and necrosis. The histopathological examination confirmed the clinical diagnosis of epithelioid sarcoma. Following below-elbow amputation, patient failed to regain consciousness and expired. On autopsy, distant metastases were found in the regional lymph nodes, pleura, kidney and cerebrum.






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