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malignant fibrous histiocytoma


Definition: a sarcoma of variable malignant potential, occurring most often in the extremities and retroperitoneum; often recurs locally after resection, less often metastasizes; shows partial fibroblastic and histiocytic differentiation with a variable storiform pattern, myxoid areas, and giant cells.

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