malignant fibrous histiocytoma

Pronunciation: (muh-LIG-nunt FY-brus HIS-tee-oh-sy-TOH-muh)

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.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2007-03-19Osteosarcoma and Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone TreatmentOsteosarcoma e histiocitoma fibroso maligno óseo: Tratamiento