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Iran J Ped Hematol Oncol 2013, 3(3): 135-137 Back to browse issues page
Infantile Fibrosarcoma in a Child: a Case Report
MD A Hashemi, MD S Tefagh, MD A Seifadini , MD M Moghimi
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Abstract Background Infantile Fibrosarcoma is a rare soft tissue tumor in infants and children mostly located in extremities. An infantile and adult form has similar histopathological patterns but survival prognosis is much better in infantile form. Recurrence of infantile fibrosarcoma is common but the rates of metastasis are less than 10 percent in children younger than five Years and 50 percent in children more than 10 years old. Case presentation In this case report, we presented a nine years girl with a relapsing mass in her left hand. The pathologic findings showed sheets of spindle-shaped cells with suggested diagnose of infantile fibrosarcoma. She was successfully treated with combination of surgery and chemotherapy with a good outcome. Conclusion Infantile fibrosarcoma is a differential diagnose of soft tissue mass in infants and children. It has a good prognosis and distant metastasis is uncommon. Choice of treatment is surgery but chemotherapy and radiotherapy were useful in decrease metastasis.
Keywords: Infant; Fibrosarcoma; Report
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/09/14 | Accepted: 2013/10/6 | Published: 2013/10/6
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Hashemi A, Tefagh S, Seifadini A, Moghimi M. Infantile Fibrosarcoma in a Child: a Case Report. Iran J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2013; 3 (3) :135-137
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Iranian Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
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