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Global Journal of Cancer Therapy

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Case Report PTZAID: GJCT-3-118

Angiosarcoma of the Scalp and Face: A Hard to Treat Tumor

Jmour Omar*, Kochbati Lotfi , Ghith Sahar and Benna Farouk

Cutaneous angiosarcoma is a rare and aggressive malignant tumor of vascular origin. Multimodality treatment including surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy should be used according to age and local spread. Prognosis is poor with a 5-year survival of 10-15%. We report the case of an angiosarcoma of the scalp and face treated with sequential contact radiotherapy and chemotherapy. After local response, the patient progressed in non-irradiated zone then had liver metastasis.

Published on: Apr 15, 2017 Pages: 26-29

Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/gjct.000018