Angiosarcoma associated with a vascular graft: Case report
We describe a case of retroperitoneal angiosarcoma in association with an aorta-bifemoral Dacron graft. Surgery was not performed and the patient died. At autopsy, a local extensive, high-grade angiosarcoma was confirmed and a left pulmonar metastase was found. A sarcoma should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of any mass associated with vascular grafts, and an extensive investigation of possible and unsuspected distant metastasis is mandatory in all cases.
KeywordsPublic Health Sarcoma Differential Diagnosis Distant Metastasis Extensive Investigation
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