Fibrosarcoma | Definition , Etiology , Clinical features, Investigation, Differential diagnosis, Treatment

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Fibrosarcoma | Definition , Etiology , Clinical features, Investigation, Differential diagnosis, Treatment

Definition
•Oral soft-tissue fibrosarcoma is an extremely rare malignant neoplasm.
Etiology
•Unknown.
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Fibrosarcoma of the dorsum of the tongue.
Clinical features
•It presents as a soft or semi-hard tumor, usually of a reddish color and with a smooth or ulcerated surface (Fig. ).
•The tongue, buccal mucosa, lips, and gingiva may be involved.
Laboratory tests
•Histopathological examination.
Differential diagnosis
•Malignant fibrous
•histiocytoma,
•Kaposi sarcoma,
•chondrosarcoma,
•other malignant connective-tissue tumors.
•Surgical excision.

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