What are the possible complications of postradiation sarcoma (PRS)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2020
  • Author: Nagarjun Rao, MD, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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PRS is itself a complication of radiation treatment for various bone and soft-tissue malignancies. Complications that arise from PRS are those seen with other soft-tissue and bone tumors, such as pathologic fractures, hemorrhage, metastases, and local complications due to direct invasion.


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