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1

what is the most common malignant soft tissue tumor in the LE?

synovial sarcoma

2

what are the most common benign soft tissue tumors in the LE?

ganglion and fibroma

3

which part of the foot has a higher frequency of malignancy?

hind-foot

4

what is a stage 1 benign tumor?

latent; non-growing

5

what is a stage 2 benign tumor?

active; enlarging but not invading

6

what is a stage 3 benign tumor?

aggressive; invades other structures

7

what are types of tumor cell growth?

-hyperplasia
-metaplasia
-dysplasia
-neoplasia

8

what are factors influencing cell activity?

-mechanical
-inflammatory
-infectious
-metabolic

9

"carcinoma" suffix indicates neoplasm of what cellular origin?

epithelial in origin

10

"sarcoma" suffix indicates a neoplasm of what cellular origin?

mesenchymal

11

"sarcoma" suffix indicates a neoplasm of what cellular origin?

mesenchymal

12

what are some properties of benign tumors?

-well differentiated
-normochromatic
-cells retain normal fxn
-encapsulated
-push local structures aside.

13

what are some properties of malignant tumors?

-anaplastic
-pleomorphic
-hyperchromatic
-mitoses common
-loss of normal fxn
-invade local structures