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Development of a sarcoma in a surgical scar.
  1. D. J. Sherlock,
  2. H. Rickards,
  3. T. I. Gardecki,
  4. J. D. Hamer
  1. Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK.


    The development of a malignant soft tissue tumour (malignant fibrous histiocytoma) in a surgical wound is reported. Although rare, this occurrence has important diagnostic implications and the management is discussed.

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