Myxofibrosarcoma – A malignant neoplasm of fibroblastic origin [Pathology Infographic]


Myxofibrosarcoma, is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in the extremities of the elderly patients ( between sixty and eighty years of age).

Histopathologically, the tumour is characterized by spindle cellular proliferation with moderate cellular density in fibromyxoid stroma.

Source: De Castro BAC, Piancastelli ACC, Meyer RLB, Piancastelli PM, Ribeiro CA, Miranda RMC. Myxofibrosarcoma – Case report. Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia. 2016;91(1):97-99. doi:10.1590/abd1806-4841.20163922.



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