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Helical tomotherapy of the complete scalp and the ipsilateral lymph nodes in a case of scalp angiosarcoma

June 9, 2014  |  Sonja Katayama, MD; Markus Hantschke, MD; Steffen Lissner, PhD; Katja Lindel, MD; Dieter Oetzel, PhD; Klaus Herfarth, MD; Juergen Debus, MD, PhD; Florian Sterzing, MD


Scalp angiosarcoma represents a therapeutic challenge to all disciplines. This case report demonstrates the potential usefulness of helical tomotherapy (HT) as a new radiotherapeutic treatment option. A 71-year-old woman presented with a superficial angiosarcoma of the scalp,...

Angiosarcoma of the scalp with complete response to a biweekly gemcitabine and docetaxel (GEMDOC) chemotherapy regimen

January 1, 2011  |  Mahdi A. Shkoukani, MD, Michael A. Carron, MD, Ozlem Tulunay, MD, Omer Kucuk, MD, and Ho-Sheng Lin, MD, FACS


Angiosarcoma is a rare, aggressive soft-tissue sarcoma with a high rate of recurrence and distant metastasis. Only a few cases of angiosarcoma involving the scalp have been reported in the literature. We describe a case involving a 75-year-old woman who presented to the...

Cutaneous angiosarcoma of the head and neck: A case presentation and review of the literature

October 1, 2006  |  Jonathan Glickstein, MD; Merry E. Sebelik, MD; Qing Lu, MD
Cutaneous angiosarcoma of the head and neck is a rare vascular neoplasm. When it does occur, it is most common...

Primary columellar angiosarcoma: A case report

January 1, 2005  |  Pedro Oliveira, MD; Ricardo Correia, MD; EugĂ©nia Castro, MD; Rosete Almeida, MD; Agostinho Silva, MD
Angiosarcoma of the head and neck, a rare malignancy, is associated with a high degree of invasiveness and poor... Subscribe to Angiosarcoma