Sarcoma with early lymph node spread

Q) Soft tissue sarcoma  with  early lymph node metastasis is (#AIIMS onco 2021  ) (# Soft tissue sarcoma)

a) Pleomorphic sarcoma
b) MFH
c) Angiosarcoma

d) All of the above

Ans c)

Pleomorphic and MFH do not have lymph node spread


In Sarcoma lymph node metastasis is rare i(<5%), except in a few histologic subtypes such as

1. Epithelioid sarcoma

2. Rhabdomyosarcoma

3. Clear-cell sarcoma,

4. Angiosarcoma

5.Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS).

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