Table 2

Clinical findings

patient

gender

age at time of diagnosis (years)

localisation/depth of tumor

size of primary tumor (cm)

presentation status of tumor

symptoms on first presentation

pre-operative incisional biopsy

surgical margins in final procedure

local recurrence

metastasis

secondary procedures

status at last follow-up (months)


1

male

40

neck/epifascial

10 × 8 × 10

primary

neck pain

no

negative

no

no

none

alive, NED, 21

2

male

56

shoulder/epifascial

4.5 × 4 × 2.5

primary

painless mass

no

negative

no

no

none

alive, NED, 56

3

female

85

m. vastus lateralis

4.8 × 3 × 2

primary

painless mass

yes

negative

no

no

none

alive, NED, 71

4

female

32

m. iliopsoas

4.5 × 3.3 × 2.1

primary

groin pain

no

negative

no

no

none

alive, NED, 38

5

male

57

lower arm/flexor muscles

no data

local recurrence

painless mass

no

negative

yes, after 2 years

yes, after 3 years

axillary dissection, amputation at upper arm level resection of two metastases

alive, NED, 6

6

female

59

lower arm/flexor muscles

6.2 × 3.5 × 4.2

primary

painless mass

yes

negative

no

no

none

alive, NED 12

7

female

92

flank/epifascial

10 × 10 × 9

primary

painless mass

yes

negative

no

no

none

alive, NED 28

8

female

52

fossa poplitea/subfascial

9.5 × 5.4 × 6.5

primary

pain in fossa poplitea, paraesthesia lateral lower leg

yes

negative

no

no

none

alive, NED 6

9

female

87

gluteal/subfascial

6.6 × 5.6 × 3.7

primary

Painless swelling

no

R1

no

no

none

Alive, NED 1


Summary of the patients' data (no evidence of disease: NED)

Daigeler et al. BMC Surgery 2006 6:10   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-6-10

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