J Vasc Interv Radiol 2016 Mar;27(3):444-6
Interventional Radiology Unit, Veneto Region Oncology Research Institute IOV-IRCCS, Via Gattamelata, 64, Padova 35128, Italy.
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Pan Afr Med J 2014 1;19. Epub 2014 Sep 1.
Department of Surgical Oncology, National Institute of Oncology, Rabat, Morocco.
The Stewart-Treves syndrome was first described in 1948, it's an angiosarcoma developed on a longstanding lymphadenomatous limb, more often after radical mastectomy. Diagnosis is made on skin biopsy and the prognosis is poor when radical surgery can't be performed. We report the case on a Stewart-Treves syndrome in a sixty-six years old woman who underwent radical mastectomy for breast carcinoma ten years earlier. Read More
Breast J 2015 Sep-Oct;21(5):552-4. Epub 2015 Jul 23.
Department of Dermatology, "Maggiore della Carità" Hospital, University of Eastern Piedmont "A. Avogadro", Novara, Italy.
Pan Afr Med J 2016 7;24:196. Epub 2016 Jul 7.
Service de Dermatologie-Vénérologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Hassan II, Fès, Maroc.
Dermatol Online J 2012 Jun 15;18(6):14. Epub 2012 Jun 15.
We report a case of a Stewart-Treves syndrome of the lower limb. The tumor is best described in the upper limb following breast cancer treatment but a small number of cases have arisen in lymphedema of the lower limb. Electrochemotherapy could be useful in the palliative treatment of this lymphangiosarcoma. Read More