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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It is worth mentioning that in our experience of more than 1100 cases of breast cancer diagnosed, operated and followed by the same surgical team in the last 10 years, this is the first case of Stewart-Treves syndrome versus Kaposi sarcoma we encountered.
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