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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology


A Study of Different Pattens in Soft Tissue Tumors


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Author Details: B K Sharma, U R Singh

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2394-6792

Print ISSN : 2394-6784

Article First Page : 23

Article End Page : 25


Abstract

Soft tissues range from very common lipoma to some of the rare tumours in medicine. These tumours were derived from soft tissues. The large majority of the soft tissues tumours are benign, with a high cure rate after surgical excision. The objective of present study was to study the histo-pathological patterns of soft tissue tumors and to find out different variation regarding age, sex & distribution in body. The present study was carried in Department of Pathology, from 21st December 2007 to 20th December 2008. A record of total of 2399 patients was taken. Among 111 positive samples for soft tissue tumor, 10 cases turned out to be malignant. The most common type of soft tissue tumor was Lipomatous in 58.6%, followed by fibroblastic/Myofibroblastic. Over all 56.7% of tumor were diagnosed among male, while 43.3% were diagnosed among females. The most common site that is involved is lower limb.

Key words: Soft tissue, Lipoma, Tumors, Benign, Malignant, Biopsy.