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malignant

1. Pathol (of a tumour) uncontrollable or resistant to therapy; rapidly spreading
2. History (in the English Civil War) a Parliamentarian term for a royalist

malignant

[mə′līg·nənt]
(cell and molecular biology)
Pertaining to cells that have undergone phenotypic transformation by oncogenes or protooncogenes.
(medicine)
Endangering the life or health of an individual.
Of or pertaining to the growth and proliferation of certain neoplasms which terminate in death if not checked by treatment.
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14 NHL: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, MFH: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma, MNS GCT: Malignant nonseminomatous germ cell tumor, TT: Testicular tumors, TB: Tuberculosis, EMB Ca: Embryonal carcinoma, UT: Undecided testis, MM GCT: Malignant Mixed Germ Cell Tumour, NFWAAL: Neurofibroma with Atypical Lipoma, TaWSC: Testis abscess With Suppurative Changes Table 2: Histopathological diagnosis along with age distribution Age group MM GCT Seminoma MNS GCT TeratoCa 10-20 1 1 21-30 2 1 2 31-40 2 41-50 1 2 51-60 61-70 >70 Total 1 6 1 4 Age group Embryonal MFH NHL Total 10-20 2 21-30 5 31-40 2 41-50 1 4 51-60 0 61-70 1 1 2 >70 0 Total 1 1 1 15 NHL: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, MFH: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma, MNS GCT: Malignant nonseminomatous germ cell tumor
Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma mostly involves the extremities, retroperitoneum, head and neck, abdomen and pelvis.
The most commonly found tumor types were malignant fibrous histiocytomas and fibrosarcomas.
Primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spleen: recurrence eight years after splenectomy: report of a case and literature review.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma demonstrate low signals on T1WI and high signals on T2WI with postcontrast enhancement.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord in a patient with policystic kidney disease: Review of the literature.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma, pleomorphic, recurrence, radical excision, radiation therapy.
This case represents a very rare example of carcinosarcoma/sarcomatoid carcinoma (CS/SC) of the urinary bladder with a malignant fibrous histiocytoma component that was characterized by morphologic and imrnunohistochemical (IHC) analysis.
Whereas the mesenchymal components may be chondrosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, osteosarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, fibrosarcoma or rhabdomyosarcoma (3).
Needle biopsy confirmed a high-grade soft tissue malignant fibrous histiocytoma.

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