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Neonatal Soft Tissue Sarcomas

  • Timothy N. Rogers
  • Helen L. Rees
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Abstract

Soft tissue lesions in neonates are relatively common. They cause concern for parents and can also present diagnostic difficulties for health professionals. Fortunately most are benign and usually vascular or developmental in origin. However, a small number of these lesions are found to be malignant and can present significant challenges in terms of management and may carry a poor prognosis. Therefore it is important to develop an approach to the diagnosis and management of all soft tissue lesions that will allow such tumours to be distinguished from the more common benign lesions.

Keywords

Neonatal soft tissue sarcoma Classification Surgical management Outcomes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bristol Royal Hospital for ChildrenUpper Maudlin StreetBristolUK
  2. 2.Medical OncologyBristol Royal Hospital for ChildrenBristolUK

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