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Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

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Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/61-B/2/190

Description: J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1979 May;61-B(2):190-3
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma: an unusual lesion of interest to the orthopaedic surgeon.Spector DB, Miller J, Viloria J.
Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma is an unusual musculoskeletal tomour which typically presents in the fifth and sixth decades. Extensive radiologic and laboratory investigations are seldom helpful in diagnosis, although scanning techniques and angiography may assist in determining the extent of the tumour. Wide local excision has been the most common for of treatment for this lesion, after open biopsy and tissue culture has confirmed the diagnosis. Recurrence rates, however, often exceed 30%. Illustrative cases seen at the Montreal General Hospital are presented and their management discussed

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