histiocytoma

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histiocytoma

[‚his·tē·ō‚sī′tō·mə]
(medicine)
Benign tumor composed of histiocytes.
Dermatofibroma.
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Radiation-induced malignant fibrous histiocytoma in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
Primary giant cell malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the kidney with staghorn calculi.
Without the presence of characteristic lipoblasts, these tumors may be difficult to differentiate from malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
Based on experience and relevant lab research to date, staff members expect the best results for: melanoma, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, renal (kidney) cancer, mesothelioma, and a group of sarcomas, including osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
In this open label study, cohorts of 6 to 7 patients with all types of sarcoma, including osteosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, liposarcoma, angiosarcoma, spindle cell sarcoma, and malignant mixed Mullerian tumor of ovary, were treated with 1 x 10e11 cfu Rexin-G, administered i.
The differential diagnosis included primary calcifying extraperitoneal neoplasms like malignant fibrous histiocytoma, malignant mesenchymoma leiomyosarcoma, liposarcoma, osteosarcoma, and, rarely, hemangiopericytoma.
17) The first case of laryngeal malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the giant cell type was reported by Anghelina et al in 2009.
40) If an epithelial component cannot be identified, a malignant giant cell tumor with osteoclastic giant cells may be regarded as giant cell malignant fibrous histiocytoma, according to the 2002 WHO classification of soft tissue tumors.
5) In primary malignant GCTs, there are 2 patterns described: fibrosarcoma or malignant fibrous histiocytoma, or, in some cases, a combination of the 2 patterns.

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