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low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma

Thursday 10 July 2008

Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma is an uncommon tumour with a predilection for the head and neck region.

It bears morphological similarities to desmoid fibromatosis, except for its generally greater cellularity and focal but undoubted nuclear atypia.

References

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- Koga S, Ikeda S, Urata J, Chijiwa R, Abe K, Hayashi T, Eishi K, Kohno S.Primary high-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma arising from the pericardium. Circ J. 2008 Feb;72(2):337-9.PMID: 18219177

- Eisenstat J, Gilson T, Reimann J, Sampson B. Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma of the heart causing sudden death. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2008 Jan-Feb;17(1):55-9. PMID: 18160061

- Jay A, Piper K, Farthing PM, Carter J, Diwakar A. Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma of the tongue. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007 Nov;104(5):e52-8. PMID: 17964473