Fibrosarcoma and Fibrous Histiocytosarcoma

  • Julien Glicenstein
  • Jacques Ohana
  • Caroline Leclercq


Recent progress in the histological and cytological examination of tumours has made for more critical analysis and raises questions about changing long-accepted terminology. The term fibrosarcoma in particular needs to be qualified. Originally, it grouped together a heterogeneous collection of tumours which included synovial sarcomata, leiomyosarcomata, liposarcomata, histiocytosarcomata and certain types of rhabdomyosarcomata. Since then, each of these tumours has been defined as an entity in itself, and examination of slides of former patients has led to the rectification of many diagnoses.


Synovial Sarcoma Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Fibrous Histiocytoma Epithelioid Sarcoma Spindle Cell Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julien Glicenstein
    • 1
  • Jacques Ohana
    • 2
  • Caroline Leclercq
    • 3
  1. 1.ParisFrance
  2. 2.ParisFrance
  3. 3.ParisFrance

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