Causes of Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Most of the soft tissue sarcoma don’t have any known predisposing factor. Certain tumors may have genetic causes, induced by mutated genes present in an individual. In genetic disorders, other disease manifestation may be present and sarcomas in genetically predisposed may occur at younger age than usual. Lymphedema i.e swelling occurring in limbs due to lymphatic obstruction is common factor found. Previous history of radiation has also be a predisposing factor for sarcoma. Trauma may by rigorous exercise or after delivery has been found to predispose to sarcoma, strong evidence in favor of trauma as a causative factor for sarcoma has not been found.