spindle cell sarcoma

A type of connective tissue cancer in which the cells are spindle-shaped when examined under a microscope.

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  • Spindle cell sarcoma — is a type of connective tissue cancer in which the cells are spindle shaped when examined under a microscope. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=44298 Spindle cell sarcoma] entry in the public domain NCI… …   Wikipedia

  • spindle-cell sarcoma — n a sarcoma (as a fibrosarcoma) composed chiefly or entirely of spindle cells …   Medical dictionary

  • spindle cell sarcoma — 1. any sarcoma composed of spindle shaped cells; cf. rhabdomyosarcoma. 1. a type of 2. soft tissue sarcoma whose cells are spindle shaped; it is usually resistant to radiation therapy and may be of either high or low grade malignancy …   Medical dictionary

  • spindle-cell sarcoma — noun : fibrosarcoma …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mast cell sarcoma — Classification and external resources ICD 10 C96.2 ICD 9 202.6 …   Wikipedia

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  • Sarcoma — Classification and external resources ICD O: M8800/3 MeSH D012509 A sarcoma (from the Greek sarx …   Wikipedia

  • sarcoma — A connective tissue neoplasm, usually highly malignant, formed by proliferation of mesodermal cells. [G. sarkoma, a fleshy excrescence, fr. sarx, flesh, + oma, tumor] alveolar soft part s. a malignant …   Medical dictionary

  • rous sarcoma — noun also rous sarcoma or rous s sarcoma ˈrau̇s(ə̇z) Usage: usually capitalized R Etymology: after F. Peyton Rous b1879 American physician : a readily transplantable malignant spindle cell sarcoma of chickens that is transmissible by cell free… …   Useful english dictionary

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