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Plain Radiography, Angiography, and Computed Tomography

  • A. M. Davies

Abstract

The imaging evaluation of a patient with a suspected soft tissue tumor requires a methodical approach that recognizes the benefits and limitations of the numerous imaging techniques that are available today. Consideration must be given to the financial costs and invasiveness of each technique balanced against the diagnostic reward. The temptation to routinely employ every technique in all patients should be resisted. Similarly, no examination should be reported in isolation without knowledge of relevant clinical details and results of prior investigations. Where possible, the prior investigations themselves should be available for review as the appreciation of the significance of a new observation may well depend on a retrospective review of the previous studies.

Keywords

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Soft Tissue Mass Synovial Sarcoma Plain Radiography Myositis Ossificans 
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