"Non-cancerous chest wall tumors are relatively common. Cancerous chest wall tumors are rare and must be treated."


Very rare tumours arising from the chest wall may be benign or malignant. It can arise from the skin, subcutaneous tissues, muscle, ribs, bones, nerves etc. accounting for approximately 6 percent of all STS and approximately one-half of all malignant tumors arising on the chest wall. They can arise from mesenchymal tissue at any body site.

Clinical presentation - Swelling/pain/ incidentally detected on routine chest radiograph for unrelated issues

Types of cancer - Sarcomas Chondrosarcoma of the bone Rarely Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin


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