malignant fibrous histiocytoma

A soft tissue sarcoma that usually occurs in the limbs, most commonly the legs, and may also occur in the abdomen. Also called malignant fibrous cytoma.

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  • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31471 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = 8830/3 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = radio eMedicineTopic = 420 MeshID = D051677 Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is a type of cancer that is the most… …   Wikipedia

  • malignant fibrous histiocytoma — any of a group of malignant neoplasms found mainly in soft tissues in middle aged adults; depending on the tumor location and the classification system, the term is sometimes used synonymously with or as a general term including similar lesions… …   Medical dictionary

  • Malignant fibrous cytoma — is a soft tissue sarcoma that usually occurs in the limbs, most commonly the legs, and may also occur in the abdomen. Also called malignant fibrous histiocytoma. External links Malignant fibrous cytoma entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of …   Wikipedia

  • malignant fibrous cytoma — A soft tissue sarcoma that usually occurs in the limbs, most commonly the legs, and may also occur in the abdomen. Also called malignant fibrous histiocytoma …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • fibrous histiocytoma — 1. see benign fibrous h. and malignant fibrous h. 2. dermatofibroma …   Medical dictionary

  • Benign fibrous histiocytoma — Dermatofibroma Classification and external resources ICD 10 D23 (ILDS D23.L62) ICD 9 216.9 …   Wikipedia

  • Malignant rhabdoid tumour — Classification and external resources ICD O: 8963/3 OMIM 609322 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • histiocytoma — A tumor composed of histiocytes. [histio + G. kytos, cell, + oma, tumor] fibrous h. SYN: dermatofibroma. See dermatofibroma. generalized eruptive h. a rare recurring generalized eruption in ad …   Medical dictionary

  • histiocytoma — n. a tumour that contains macrophages or histiocytes, large cells with the ability to engulf foreign matter and bacteria. See also: fibrosarcoma (malignant fibrous histiocytoma) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • MFH — malignant fibrous histiocytoma …   Medical dictionary

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