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Spectrum of soft tissue tumors: A two year clinicopathological study at tertiary level hospital


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Author Details : Sesha Deepthi Pratti*, Durga Eswara Anand Oruganti

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 622-626


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Abstract

Introduction: Soft tissue sarcomas account for less than 1% of overall human burden of malignant tumors.
Our study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital in konaseema region to identify various histological
patterns of the soft tissue tumors along with their relation to age, sex and site.
Materials and Methods: 215 cases of soft tissue tumors were analysed both retrospectively and
prospectively for two years during January 2015 to January 2017. A careful histopathological examination
was done with clinical correlation.
Results: In a span of two years, we received 215 soft tissue tumors, 179 cases (83.2%) were benign in
nature, 18 (8.3%) cases were of intermediate grade malignancy and 18 (8.3%) were malignant. Males were
affected more than females. The most common site was lower extremities.
Conclusion: A vigilant Histopathological examination using Hematoxylin and Eosin stain (H&E) with
clinical correlation is still an important tool and gold standard in diagnosing various patterns of soft tissue
tumors.

Keywords: Soft tissue sarcoma, Benign, Malignant, Hematoxylin and Eosin stain.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijpo.2019.120

How to cite : Pratti S D, Oruganti D E A, Spectrum of soft tissue tumors: A two year clinicopathological study at tertiary level hospital. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2019;6(4):622-626

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