IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 6 / Issue 2 / pii/1985022

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Case Report

Malignant fibrous hystiocytoma (Report of a case and review of the literature)

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1 Inst. Pathological Surgery, Rome, Italy
2 Inst. General Embriology and Histology Catholic University “S. Cuore”, Rome, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1985, 6(2), 105–108;
Published: 10 June 1985

Malignant Fibrous Hystiocytoma is a sarcoma characterized by two different principal cell types, which has its origin in mesenchymal undifferentiated clones. So it must be incuded in the differential diagnosis of the very rare primary breast tumors with stromal origin. The review of available literature allows us to define the histopathological and biological peculiarities of this kind of tumor and it confirms the extreme malignity and rarity of the case we observed.

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