Stewart-Treves syndrome


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Stew·art-Treves syn·drome

(stūw'ărt trēvz),
angiosarcoma arising in arms affected by postmastectomy lymphedema.

Stew·art-Treves syn·drome

(stūw'ărt trēvz),
angiosarcoma arising in arms affected by postmastectomy lymphedema.

Stewart-Treves syndrome

An angiosarcoma arising in chronic lymphedema, especially of the arm in ♀ after mastectomy and lymphadenectomy; it may occur in extremities with congenital, idiopathic or traumatic lymphedema

Stew·art-Treves syn·drome

(stū'ărt trēvz sin'drōm)
Angiosarcoma arising in an arm affected by postmastectomy lymphedema.

Stewart,

Fred Waldorf, U.S. physician, 1894-1991.
Stewart-Treves syndrome - angiosarcoma arising in arms, affected by postmastectomy lymphedema.

Treves,

Norman, U.S. surgeon, 1894-1964.
Stewart-Treves syndrome - see under Stewart, Fred Waldorf
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1) Angiosarcoma arising in a region of chronic lymphedema is referred toas Stewart-Treves syndrome.
4) Angiosareoma arising in an area of chronic lymphedema is referred to as Stewart-Treves syndrome.
Contraindications to limb-sparing techniques include instances in which an underlying defect persists through the entire extremity, as in the Stewart-Treves syndrome.