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Andy Wells
Andy Wells4 months ago
A case of a young woman with a Necrotic Sarcoma of the back.

A case of a young woman with a Necrotic Sarcoma of the back.

Sarcoma is a type of cancer that develops in bones and soft tissues, such as fat, muscles blood vessels, etc. Tissue becomes necrotic when substantial areas of tissue lack a blood supply, which then causes gangrene, or death of the tissue, in the area. This particular case was very vascular, so there was no way to approach it in a controlled fashion. We had to go full speed ahead and we removed it in less than 20 minutes then achieved hemostasis. A common question is how do cases get to this degree of severity in remote locations. Many different factors, such as lack of equipment, lack of knowledge, and doctors thinking the case is a lost caused all contribute to delayed treatment. This young girl is doing great and is going home in 5 days.

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4 months ago

How my back feels after cable rows

I think you're funny.

4 months ago

Not funny dude.

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4 months ago

Thanks for sharing

4 months ago

I've got advanced multilevel Degenerative Disk Disease & 6 Vertebral Fractures that healed poorly. On the bad days, it feels like how this looks. And doctors are now too cowardly to treat the pain.