fibrous histiocytoma

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A slowly growing benign skin nodule consisting of poorly demarcated cellular fibrous tissue enclosing collapsed capillaries, with scattered hemosiderin-pigmented and lipid macrophages. The following terms are considered by some to be synonymous with, and by others to be varieties of, dermatofibroma: sclerosing hemangioma (2), fibrous histiocytoma, nodular subepidermal fibrosis.
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benign fibrous histiocytoma

A benign tumour composed of primitive mesenchymal cells (macrophages or histiocytes) seen in the skin and soft tissues of the legs of young to middle-aged patients, more commonly women, usually in relation to skeletal muscle.
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Malignant fibrous histiocytoma. A total of 176 patients with MFH were identified in the SEER 17 Registry.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma in association with hip replacement.
FNLCC (FEDERATION NATIONALE DES CENTERS DE LUTTELE CANCER SARCOMA) GRADING: Grading by FNLCC showed a high incidence of Grade 1 tumours in malignant fibrous histiocytoma and liposarcoma.
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Overall histologic and immunohistochemical staining features were those of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (pleomorphic malignant fibrous histiocytoma).
According to Staiman et al., the testis is a very rare location for malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH).
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The differential diagnosis of the lacrimal gland MEC on imaging includes inflammatory myofibroblasts tumour, solitary fibrous tumour, alveolar soft part sarcoma, giant cell angiofibroma fibrous histiocytoma, and hemangiopericytoma.
Malignant changes with fibrous dysplasia include Osteosarcoma, Fibrosarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Malignant fibrous histiocytoma and Ewings sarcoma.