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Table 1 Factors and exposures currently believed to be related to the development of various sarcoma subtypes

From: Undifferentiated epithelioid sarcoma presenting as a fever of unknown origin: a case report

Risk factors
Environmental exposure Ionizing radiation exposure
Phenoxyacetic acids
Chlorophenol
Vinyl chloride
Dioxins
Infectious agents HIV
HHV8
Genetic conditions Li–Fraumeni syndrome
Neurofibromatosis type 1
Retinoblastoma (13q14)
Paget disease
Werner syndrome
Bloom syndrome
Gardner syndrome
  1. HHV8 human herpesvirus 8, HIV human immunodeficiency virus