International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed

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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019


Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Shoulder Masquerading as Adhesive Capsulities

Dr. Kushwanth [4] | Dr. Venkatachalam [3]


Abstract: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is a rare malignant primary bone tumour that contains a mixture of fibrogenic cells that are histologically similar to histocytes. Histologically MFH appear as large multi-nucleated malignant cells, with abundant cytoplasmic nuclei. Incidence: MFH constitutes less than 2 % of all primary malignant bone tumours. Common in males. A number of histological subtypes have been described including (1, 2) • storiform-pleomorphic: most common 50-60 % • myxoid: 25 %, myxofibrosarcoma • inflammatory: 5-10 % • giant cell: 5-10 % • angiomatoid Location: distal femur (most common) >proximal tibia>proximal humerus (rare).


Keywords: Malignant primary bone tumour, Malignant fibrous histiocytoma


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019,


Pages: 405 - 406


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Dr. Kushwanth, Dr. Venkatachalam, "Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Shoulder Masquerading as Adhesive Capsulities", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019, pp. 405-406, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20199305

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