spindle cell sarcoma

(redirected from fascicular sarcoma)

spin·dle cell sar·co·ma

a malignant neoplasm of mesenchymal origin composed of elongated, spindle-shaped cells.
Synonym(s): fascicular sarcoma

spindle cell sarcoma

A nonspecific term of uncertain clinical utility given that many sarcomas, regardless of type of mesenchymal differentiaton (leiomyosarcoma, fibrosarcoma/malignant fibrous histiocytoma, rhabdosarcoma) are composed of elongated plump (“spindled”) cells.

spindle cell sarcoma

A sarcoma consisting of small and large spindle-shaped cells.
See also: sarcoma