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View in Spanish: Histiocitoma fibroso maligno

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (muh-LIG-nunt FY-brus HIS-tee-oh-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 cytoma.



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