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fibrosarcoma

 [fi″bro-sahr-ko´mah]
a sarcoma arising from collagen-producing fibroblasts.
odontogenic fibrosarcoma a malignant tumor of the jaws, originating from one of the mesenchymal components of the tooth or tooth germ.

fi·bro·sar·co·ma

(fī'brō-sar-kō'mă),
A malignant neoplasm derived from deep fibrous tissue, characterized by bundles of immature proliferating fibroblasts arranged in a distinctive herringbone pattern with variable collagen formation, which tends to invade locally and metastasize by the bloodstream.

fibrosarcoma

/fi·bro·sar·co·ma/ (-sahr-ko´mah) a malignant, locally invasive, hematogenously spreading tumor derived from collagen-producing fibroblasts that are otherwise undifferentiated.
ameloblastic fibrosarcoma  an odontogenic tumor that is the malignant counterpart to an ameloblastic fibroma, within which it usually arises.
odontogenic fibrosarcoma  a malignant tumor of the jaws, originating from one of the mesenchymal components of the tooth or tooth germ.

fibrosarcoma

[-särkō′mə] pl. fibrosarcomas, fibrosarcomata
Etymology: L, fibra + Gk, sarx, flesh, oma, tumor
a sarcoma that contains fibrous connective tissue.

fi·bro·sar·co·ma

(fī'brō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm derived from deep fibrous tissue, characterized by bundles of immature proliferating fibroblasts arranged in a distinctive herringbone pattern with variable collagen formation, which tends to invade locally and metastasize by the bloodstream.

fibrosarcoma

An uncommon malignant tumour of the cells that form fibrous tissue (fibroblasts). These cells are found in all parts of the body, and the tumour may affect almost any tissue, including bone, but is commonest in the leg or buttock. Radical surgery is necessary.

fibrosarcoma

malignant neoplasm derived from fibrous connective tissue

fi·bro·sar·co·ma

(fī'brō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm derived from deep fibrous tissue.

fibrosarcoma (fī´brōsärkō´mə),

n a malignant mesenchymal tumor, the basic cell type being a fibroblast. Most fibrosarcomas are locally infiltrative and persistent but do not metastasize.
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Fibrosarcoma.
fibrosarcoma, odontogenic,
n an extremely rare malignant form of odontogenic fibroma.

fibrosarcoma

a sarcoma arising from collagen-producing fibroblasts. They occur in many organs and cause well-identified syndromes, e.g. oral, nasal, gastric.

odontogenic fibrosarcoma
a malignant tumor of the jaws, originating from one of the mesenchymal components of the tooth or tooth germ.
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The growth curves for untreated tumours and tumours treated with hypericin or laser alone were almost identical with those calculated for G:5:1:13 fibrosarcoma in our previous study (Cavarga et al.
Similarly, the distinction between IMT and inflammatory fibrosarcoma can be difficult, a fact highlighted by their designation as synonyms in the current World Health Organization classification of the soft tissue tumor.
A positive correlation between PAI-1 experssion and pulmonary metastatic potential in human fibrosarcoma cells (HT1080 and HT1080-P4) has also been reported (Matsuda et al.
FIBROUS TUMORS: The malignant fibrous tumors included 3 cases of adult fibrosarcoma, 2 cases of fibromyxoid sarcoma and one case of Myxofibrosarcoma and all were seen occurring over lower extremity in comparison with kransdorf study.
3) Malignancies include gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), leiomyosarcomas, liposarcomas, fibrosarcomas, pleomorphic undifferentiated sarcomas, and hemangiopericytomas.
Concurrent irradiation and intratumoral chemotherapy with cisplatin for treatment of a fibrosarcoma in a blue and gold macaw (Ara ararauna).
Among malignant neoplasms, squamous cell carcinomas, extragenital transmissible veneral tumors, lymphomas and fibrosarcoma were common and in benign tumors, papilloma, trichoblastoma, mast cell tumor, plasma cell tumor and fibroma were common.
Fibrosarcoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor with smooth-muscle differentiation.
Malign transformation to fibrosarcoma was reported in patients with humerus involvement.
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3,4 Because of its varied clinical presentation, it is often misdiagnosed as benign fibrous lesions, fibrosarcoma or reactive inflammatory processes.