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Primary sarcoma of the vagina in children

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Published by s.n. in London .
Written in English


  • Sarcoma,
  • Vaginal Neoplasms,
  • Child

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Edition Notes

Statementby D"Arcy Power
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 122-135 :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26251632M

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All children and adults with RMS will be treated with surgery to remove the tumor if it can be done without causing major damage or disfigurement. If this isn’t possible, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy may be used first to try to shrink the tumor. If it shrinks enough, surgery can be done at this point. Some sarcomas, such as leiomyosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), are more common in adults than in children. Most high-grade bone sarcomas, including Ewing's sarcoma and osteosarcoma, are much more common in Specialty: Oncology. Vaginal tumors are neoplasms found in the vagina. They can be benign or malignant. A neoplasm is an abnormal growth of tissue that usually forms a tissue mass. Vaginal neoplasms may be solid, cystic or of mixed type. Vaginal cancers arise from vaginal tissue, with vaginal sarcomas develop from bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels or other connective or supportive tissue. Tumors in the vagina .   1. Background. Ewing sarcoma (ES) is the second most common type of primary bone malignancy in children and young adults, and age of onset is most often in the second decade, with a slight male predominance [].The ES family of tumors is a group of small round blue cell neoplasms of neuroectodermal origin, which includes classical ES, primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs), and Askin tumors Cited by: