Sarcoma - pictures

Sarcoma - pictures

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Sarcoma - It is a cancer that starts in muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, bone or other tissues that support the body.

Sarcoma - Signs, symptoms and causes

-depend greatly on the type of disease, location, size and extent size. Symptoms below may be caused by other diseases that can be noncancerous:

- Bone and joint pain that continuously amplify.
- Detection of swelling / elevations on the body (hands, feet).
- Fracture without being caused by trauma or injury caused by a minor.

Ewing sarcoma can cause the following symptoms: swelling of unknown nature, with pain and swelling in the area; loss of appetite, fever, malaise, fatigue, weight loss if the disease has spread.

Chondrosarcoma may experience the following symptoms: a bulky tumor masses sometimes possibly compressive nature, mainly with nocturnal pain and may cede the administration of anti-inflammatory. The pain does not respond to rest and can exist for years, but with a slow increase over time.

Rhabdomyosarcoma typically presents as a rapidly growing swelling in the arm or leg. Symptoms soft tissue sarcomas, including rhabdomyosarcoma, may vary depending on the location. For example, a tumor in the urinary tract or around it can affect urination and a skull base tumor can compress the nerves in the face, causing facial muscles decrease in strength or pain at this level.


Sarcoma - Treatment

Treatment consists of surgical resection, chemotherapy or radiation therapy depending on the extent of enlargement sarcoma and health of the patient.