What are the risk factors for angiosarcoma (AS)?

Updated: Sep 04, 2018
  • Author: Maria Belén Carsi, MD, PhD, FRCS; Chief Editor: Edwin Choy, MD, PhD  more...
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Answer

Risk factors are as follows:

  • Toxic exposure or radiation therapy
  • Other carcinogens (eg, bone wax, Dacron, metal bodies)
  • Lymphedema

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