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Diagnostic Algorithm of Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Eline De Smet
  • Pieter Van DyckEmail author
  • Jan L. Gielen
  • Filip M. Vanhoenacker
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter provides a diagnostic algorithm as well as essential key points for the initial imaging diagnosis of soft tissue tumors (STTs). However, the diversity and rarity of soft tissue tumors demand for a tailored approach of each lesion, dependent of tumor characteristics.

Reference

  1. 1.
    Noebauer-Huhmann I, Weber M-A, Lalam R et al (2015) Soft tissue tumors in adults: ESSR-approved guidelines for diagnostic imaging. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 19:478–486Google Scholar

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eline De Smet
    • 1
  • Pieter Van Dyck
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jan L. Gielen
    • 1
  • Filip M. Vanhoenacker
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Faculty of MedicineUniversity of Antwerp, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA)EdegemBelgium
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyAZ Sint-Maarten Duffel-MechelenDuffelBelgium
  3. 3.Faculty of Medicine and Health SciencesGhent UniversityGhentBelgium

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