Experience with the treatment of head and neck soft tissue sarcomas in adult patients

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Matías F. Norte
Mariela Recanatti
María de los Á. Juárez
Manuel R. Montesinos
Daniel L. Debonis

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Soft tissue head and neck sarcomas are a heterogeneous and uncommon group of malignancies that arises from the connective tissue. Due to the proximity of vital structures in this region, its surgical resection represents a challenge for the surgeon. Our objetive was to describe surgical management and outcome of a series of six adult patients with head and neck sarcomas. We reviewed clinical records and pathological reports. The mean age was 47.5 years (range 18 - 78), and 5 were male. Locations of the primary lesions were: posterior neck in 2 cases, scalp in one, superior maxilla in one, pterigo maxillar space in one, lateral neck in one. All the cases were high grade tumors. The pathologic types were: high grade mixofibrosarcoma, 2; indifferentiated sarcoma, 1; high grade pleomorphic sarcoma, 1; high grade leiomyosarcoma, 1; and extraskeletal Ewing sarcoma (PNET), 1. 

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Norte, M. F., Recanatti, M., Juárez, M. de los Á., Montesinos, M. R., & Debonis, D. L. (2021). Experience with the treatment of head and neck soft tissue sarcomas in adult patients. Revista Argentina De Cirugía, 108(3), 125–129. Retrieved from https://revista.aac.org.ar/index.php/RevArgentCirug/article/view/238
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