Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas Questions & Answers

Updated: Jan 28, 2020
  • Author: Jacquelyn N Crane, MD; Chief Editor: Vikramjit S Kanwar, MBBS, MBA, MRCP(UK)  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What are nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What are the common sites for nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the prevalence of metastatic disease at presentation of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the fibrosarcoma type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the synovial sarcoma type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the alveolar soft part sarcomas type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the leiomyosarcoma type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the liposarcoma type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the desmoid tumor type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the hemangioendothelioma type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the epithelioid sarcoma type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the pathophysiology of the malignant rhabdoid tumor type of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the prevalence of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs) in the US?

What are the mortality rates for nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What are the racial predilections of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What are the sexual predilections of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What causes nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the staging of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

When is cardiac testing indicated in the workup of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

When is renal testing indicated in the workup of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the role of biopsy in the workup of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

How are lymphatic metastases assessed in nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

When is long-term venous access indicated in the treatment of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the role of bone marrow aspiration in the workup of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the role of lumbar puncture in the workup of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

How are nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs) staged?

Treatment

How is nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs) treated?

What is risk-based treatment stratification for nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

Which medications in the drug class Colony-stimulating factors are used in the treatment of Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Which medications in the drug class Antiemetic agents are used in the treatment of Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastics, Estrogen Receptor Antagonist are used in the treatment of Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Which medications in the drug class EZH2 Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastics, Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor are used in the treatment of Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Which medications in the drug class Chemotherapeutic agents are used in the treatment of Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Which medications in the drug class Uroprotective antidotes are used in the treatment of Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas?

Follow-up

What is included in the long-term monitoring of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

When is inpatient care indicated for nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?

What are the possible complications of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs) treatment?

What is the prognosis of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTSs)?