European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 138–142 | Cite as

Epithelioid sarcoma

  • J. M. Varela
  • J. Valencia
  • F. Jimenez
  • A. Torres
Case Reports


Three cases of epithelioid sarcoma are reported. Local recurrences after excision were commonly observed. In one case, metastatic skin lesions appeared several years after removal of the primary tumor. An early and complete removal by surgical excision is essential if local recurrences and eventual metastasis are to be avoided.

Key words

Epithelioid sarcoma Extremities Histology Treatment 


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© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Varela
    • 1
  • J. Valencia
    • 1
  • F. Jimenez
    • 2
  • A. Torres
    • 3
  1. 1.Service of Plastic SurgeryHospital “La Paz”MadridSpain
  2. 2.Service of DermatologyHospital “La Paz”MadridSpain
  3. 3.Service of PathologyHospital “La Paz”MadridSpain

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