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Primary fibrosarcoma of the scalp: A review of a ten-year record from Lagos, Nigeria

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Journal
Clinical Radiology
0009-9260
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
36
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0009-9260(85)80187-2
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Primary fibrosarcoma of the scalp is very rare and, although the tumour is slow growing, it often results in major cosmetic and other problems. Repeated surgical excisions for recurrent disease are often necessary. We report our experience of the management of this rare tumour at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria: a national referral centre for malignant tumours requiring radiotherapy. Five patients were seen over a 10-year period. An 80% recurrence-free interval was obtained at 2 years with surgery and radiotherapy.

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