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Sarcoma

Sarcoma is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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Epidemiology and Etiology

In the United States, approximately 17,000 patients were diagnosed with sarcomas in the year 2018. Risk increases with age. Predisposing factors include prior radiation, chemical and chemotherapy exposure, genetic syndromes, Paget disease of the bone, HIV/human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) infection (Kaposi sarcoma), and chronic lymphedema (lymphangiosarcoma, also known as Stewart–Treves syndrome).

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Citation

Williams, Dominique, et al., editors. "Sarcoma." Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35th ed., Wolters Kluwer Health, 2016. Washington Manual, www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602331/all/Sarcoma.
Sarcoma. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, et al, eds. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. 35th ed. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602331/all/Sarcoma. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Sarcoma. (2016). In Williams, D., Ramgopal, R., Gdowski, M., Dretler, A., & Bhat, P. (Eds.), Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Available from https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602331/all/Sarcoma
Sarcoma [Internet]. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, Dretler A, Bhat P, editors. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602331/all/Sarcoma.
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