Information on postradiation fat necrosis in my leg
I am seeking basic information about my diagnosis of fat necrosis in my leg . I was diagnosed with MFH sarcoma in my lower leg and have undergone surgery, MAID chemo and radiation. 6 months post therapy I have developed an red, very sore, slightly thickend 2inch lesion within the radiated area. My oncologist, after MRI and biopsy diagnosed it as fat necrosis. The only information I have gotten from my 5 different doctors besided the wonderful diagnosis of "not cancer- is fat necrosis" is that it may take a "long time to resolve". In the meantime its painful and a constant reminder of my cancer diagnosis. Just looking for more info like: Does it always resolve without treatment? Is there no treatment? Is it possible I will need another surgery to get rid of it? What exactly do they mean by "long time to resolve?" The only info I can find referrs to breast cancer!
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