spindle cell sarcoma

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spin·dle cell sar·co·ma

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

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