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What is the mneumonic for soft tissue tumors
- if you can feel a soft tissue mass under the skin, its one of these,

MAGIC SPELLS
M; malignant fibrous histocytoma
A
G: ganglion
I
C: clear cells sarcoma

S: synovial sarcoma
P: pigmented villonodular synovitis/plantar fibromatosis
E: epetheloid sarcoma/Ewing's sarcoma
L: leiomyosarcoma
L: liposarcoma
S: synovial chondromatosis.

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If your soft tissue mass has calcium in it...

How will it appear on MRI?

Its malignant until proven otherwise

MRI: appears dark!