myosarcoma


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Related to myosarcoma: leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma

myosarcoma

 [mi″o-sahr-ko´mah]
a malignant tumor derived from myogenic cells.

my·o·sar·co·ma

(mī'ō-sar-kō'mă),
A general term for a malignant neoplasm derived from muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma.

my·o·sar·co·ma

(mī'ō-sahr-kō'mă)
A general term for a malignant neoplasm derived from muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma

myosarcoma

A malignant tumour of muscle. See also SARCOMA.
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(15,22,24) Immunohistochemical studies, including the findings of desmin-positive cells within the lymphoid proliferation, postulated a myoid or myofibroblastic line of differentiation, (4,15) such that an alternate name of angiomatoid myosarcoma was suggested.
(15.) Dictor M, Elner A, Andersson T, et al: Myofibromatosis-like hemangiopericytoma metastasizing as differentiated vascular smooth-muscle and myosarcoma. Myopericytes as a subset of "myofibroblasts".
Cellular inflammatory pseudotumor in young individuals: a lesion distinguishable from fibrous histiocytoma or myosarcoma? Lab Invest.