What are the possible complications of soft-tissue tumors before completion of therapy?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Vinod B Shidham, MD, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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Complications that may occur before completion of therapy include the following:

  • Related to the tumor - Skin ulceration, thrombocytopenia, hemorrhage, fracture (depending on histopathologic category and anatomic site)
  • Related to operative procedures - Infection, wound dehiscence

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