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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Schwartz, "Stewart-Treves syndrome: pathogenesis and management," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
The publications mainstream includes similar diagnostic difficulties in a series of 16 cases [19], with concomitant HHV8 and D2-40 positivity of 100%, and in two cases with Kaposi sarcoma mimicking Stewart-Treves syndrome, with HHV8 positivity [20].
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.
A case of Stewart-Treves syndrome. J Korean Med Sci 1988; 3(2):83-88.
Stewart-Treves syndrome as a rare complication of a hereditary lymphedema.
Stewart-Treves syndrome in a patient with elephantiasis.
Angiosarcoma in a chronically lymphedematous leg: An unusual presentation of Stewart-Treves syndrome. South Med J 2003; 96(8):807-808.
Two cases of Kaposi's sarcoma mimicking Stewart-Treves syndrome found to be human herpesvirus-8 positive.
Role of surgery in the management of postmastectomy extremity angiosarcoma (Stewart-Treves syndrome).
Intra-arterial mitoxantrone and paclitaxel in a patient with Stewart-Treves syndrome: selection of chemotherapy by an ex vivo ATP-based chemosensitivity assay.