Fibrosarcoma is a rare primary malignancy that shares its histological features with bone tumors. It is a malignant neoplasm of mesenchymal cell origin in which the predominant cells are fibroblasts. These fibroblasts divide excessively without any control, thereby, invading local tissues. Symptoms are rapidly progressive pain, tumor formation, and weakened bones
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?
Treatment for Fibrosarcoma depends on the correct diagnosis of the tumor and the stage of growth. Surgical resection is the standard treatment for Fibrosarcoma of the bone. Limb salvage surgery is another option being considered to treat Fibrosarcoma
DID YOU KNOW?
Though the use of chemotherapy is controversial it is used in case of bone lesions and radiotherapy is more effective