Synonyms: Fibromyxosarcoma | Myxoid malignant fibrous histiocytoma
A rare soft tissue sarcoma characterized by a malignant fibroblastic lesion with variably myxoid stroma pleomorphism and a distinctively curvilinear vascular pattern. The majority of tumors arise in the limbs including the limb girdles more often in dermal/subcutaneous tissues than in the underlying fascia and skeletal muscle and usually present as a slowly growing painless mass. Depth of the lesion and tumor grade do not influence the high rate of local recurrence while the percentage of metastasis and tumor-associated mortality are much higher in deep-seated and high-grade neoplasms.
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