What is the role of chronic lymphedema in the etiology of soft-tissue tumors?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Vinod B Shidham, MD, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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As observed in patients with late-stage breast carcinoma, chronic lymphedema may predispose individuals to the development of lymphangiosarcoma.


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