Doctors for Fibrosarcoma in Anakaputhur, Kanchipuram
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Fibrosarcoma (fibroblastic sarcoma) is a malignant mesenchymal tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue and characterized by the presence of immature proliferating fibroblasts or undifferentiated anaplastic spindle cells in a storiform pattern. It is usually found in males aged 30 to 40. It originates in fibrous tissues of the bone and invades long or flat bones such as femur, tibia, and mandible. It also involves periosteum and overlying muscle.
HOW IS FIBROSARCOMA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same is done by the general physician and is a little complicated process considering the different types of sarcoma and malignant tumours found in the body. Tests for bone lesions, ultrasound and screening is done to determine and diagnose the same.
HOW IS FIBROSARCOMA TREATED?
Adjunctive therapy, such as radiation treatment and chemotherapy, can improve local control and may make the appearance of clinically evident metastatic disease less likely. The use of chemotherapy is controversial, but chemotherapy is generally used in bone lesions. Radiation therapy is employed in conjunction with surgery for soft-tissue fibrosarcomas, with or without chemotherapy. Surgery is also considered in extreme cases to remove the tumor
DID YOU KNOW?
If not treated on time, this malignancy can be life threatening.