Indian Dermatol Online J 2018 May-Jun;9(3):177-181
Department of Dermatology, Topiwala National Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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Case Rep Oncol 2016 Jan-Apr;9(1):205-11. Epub 2016 Apr 1.
Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla., USA.
The Stewart-Treves syndrome is a rare and deadly entity, which is defined as angiosarcoma arising in the setting of chronic lymphedema. It typically presents in women who develop lymphedema in the upper extremity secondary to axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer surgery. It is extremely uncommon in the lower extremities as a result of idiopathic chronic lymphedema. Read More
Br J Radiol 2007 Dec;80(960):e310-3
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.
Cutaneous angiosarcoma is a rare complication of a chronic lymphedematous extremity (Stewart-Treves syndrome). Early recognition of these aggressive tumours is important, as they have a high incidence of local recurrence and metastasis. This report describes the MRI appearance of Stewart-Treves syndrome in a patient with a background of lumpectomy, axillary node dissection and radiotherapy for breast carcinoma. Read More
Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1977 Feb;107(5):138-44
A case is reported of angiosarcoma occuring in the chronic-lymphedematous right arm of a 56 year-old woman 9 years after radical mastectomy for cancer of the right breast. This is a characteristic example of Stewart-Treves syndrome (angiosarcoma in chronic lymphedema). The patient died within the year from multiple metastases. Read More
Open Access Maced J Med Sci 2018 Apr 14;6(4):663-665. Epub 2018 Apr 14.
Helios Klinikum GMBH - Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Hildesheim, Germany.
Background: The Stewart-Treves syndrome with localisation in the region of the lower extremities is not something unusual as clinical pathology, but the clinical diagnostics is rather difficult, and it can be further complicated maximally because of: the similar locoregional findings in patients with other cutaneous malignancies.
Case Report: Presented is a rare form of an epithelioid variant of the Stewart Treves syndrome in a woman, aged 81, localised in the region of the lower leg and significantly advanced only for 2 months. The diagnosis was confirmed histologically and immunohistochemically. Read More