Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma

  • Mario Campanacci
  • Franco Bertoni
  • Patrizia Bacchini


M.F.H. is constituted by cells revealing histiocytary and fibroblastic differentiation. In recent years varieties of this tumor have been distinguished: pleomorphic storiform, myxoid, giant cell, inflammatory, angiomatoid. More than representing distinct anatomo-clinical entities having different prognoses and treatments, these variants must be considered to be part of the range in which M.F.H. may be manifested, and are particularly of diagnostic value.


Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Fibrous Histiocytoma Cutaneous Localization Epithelioid Sarcoma Myxoid Liposarcoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Franco Bertoni
    • 5
    • 6
  • Patrizia Bacchini
    • 5
  1. 1.Pathological Anatomy and Histology and Clinical OrthopaedicsUniversity of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.1st Orthopaedic ClinicRizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Graduate School of OrthopaedicsUSA
  4. 4.Tumor CentreRizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  5. 5.Department of Pathological AnatomyM. Malpighi HospitalBolognaItaly
  6. 6.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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