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View in Spanish: Citoma fibroso maligno

Malignant fibrous cytoma (muh-LIG-nunt FY-brus sy-TOH-muh)
A soft tissue sarcoma that usually occurs in the limbs, most commonly the legs, and may also occur in the abdomen. Also called malignant fibrous histiocytoma.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.