Imaging spectrum in soft tissue sarcomas

Indian J Surg Oncol. 2011 Dec;2(4):271-9. doi: 10.1007/s13193-011-0095-1. Epub 2011 Dec 10.


Imaging plays an important role in detection, diagnosis as well as pre and post operative management of patients with soft tissue sarcomas. Soft tissue sarcomas are generally a diagnostic dilemma needing the complimentary use of both radiology and pathology for their accurate diagnosis. In this review article, we have tried to highlight the important facts about the various imaging modalities available as well as the recent advances in the field of radiology.

Keywords: CT; Imaging; MRI; PET-CT; Soft tissue sarcoma; Ultrasound.