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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

fi·bro·sar·co·ma

(fī'brō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm derived from deep fibrous tissue.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Called Oncept IL-2, this vaccine is indicated for cats with fibrosarcoma (2 to 5 centimeters in diameter, which is % of an inch to two inches) without detectable metastasis or lymph node involvement.
Lewis et al (1) postulated that prior to its description, BSNS was probably most commonly diagnosed as a low-grade fibrosarcoma or low-grade peripheral nerve sheath tumor.
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Fibrosarcoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor with smooth-muscle differentiation.
Soft-tissue sarcomas are tumors arising from extraskeletal connective tissues and from Schwann cells and include fibrosarcoma, liposarcoma, hemangiopericytoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, lymphangiosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, leiomyosarcoma, myxosarcoma, myxofibrosarcoma, mesenchymoma, spindle cell tumors, and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (neurofibrosarcoma, Schwannoma).
Los casos reportados de fibrosarcomas son pocos, y sobre todo su presentacion y diagnostico en grandes animales, siendo la mayoria de las veces subdiagnosticados.
Radiologically, the differential diagnosis includes neurogenic tumors, minor salivary gland tumors, dermoid or epidermoid tumors, hemangiomas, sarcoidosis, aggressive fibromatosis, dermatofibromas, fibrosarcomas, and malignant histiocytomas.
There's always a chance that the growth is the early manifestation of fibrosarcoma, a cancer that, if untreated, could spread to your dog's lungs or, less commonly, its lymph nodes, with potentially fatal consequences.