Excision of soft tissue Sarcoma ( thigh)
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Soft-tissue tumours (STT) are a heterogeneous group of benign and malignant diseases accounting for <4% of all tumours in adults and <8% of all tumours in children. Soft-tissue sarcomas rare malignant tumours derived from mesenchymal cells at all body sites. These rare tumours comprise approximately 1% of all newly diagnosed cancers. The incidence of soft tissue tumours is approximately 2000 cases per annum in the UK.
Author: Michael Parry FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Institution: The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham ,UK.