John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Cutaneous breast angiosarcoma after conserving treatment of breast cancer Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

Departments of Radiotherapy and Radiooncology, University of Leipzig, Stephanstrasse 11, 04103 Leipzig, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 580-3
  • Année de parution : 2001

Cutaneous angiosarcoma is a rare, highly malignant soft tissue sarcoma that sometimes occurs in the breast as a late sequela of conserving therapy of breast cancer. Currently, there are about 60 cases reported in the literature [1-7]. We report on a 79-year-old female who developed well-differentiated angiosarcoma of the left breast 5.5 years after breast conservation surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy. Case report In May 1993, the [...]