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Haemorrhage, as an Oncologic emergency in Recurrent Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Jayakumar Duraikannu


Abstract: malignant tumours may present as surgical emergency and require immediate intervention. obstruction, perforation and bleeding are the common surgical Oncologic emergencies. They may present initially, during treatment or later after treatment as emergency. We present two patients of recurrent extremity soft tissue sarcoma presented with life threatening haemorrhage during a period of five months (nov 2016 to mar 2017). Emergency amputation was done for both the patients to save their life.


Key words: soft tissue sarcoma, recurrence, haemorrhage, emergency amputation.

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