Which physical findings are characteristic of fibrosarcoma?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Ian D Dickey, MD, FRCSC, LMCC; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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Most lesions occur around the knee, in the proximal femur and hip region, or in the proximal arm. Findings are nonspecific and can vary from a fixed, firm mass to a localized area of tenderness. Neurologic or vascular changes are late findings and indicate extensive disease involvement.


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