8801/3 Spindle cell sarcoma


Definitions

Connective, subcutaneous and other soft tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C49
ICD10: C49
           

A malignant mesenchymal neoplasm composed of spindle-shaped cells. This is a morphologic term which can be applied to a wide range of sarcomas.

This diagnostic term is not contained in the 2002 WHO Classification of soft tissue tumours 1
 
Fletcher CDM, Unni KK, Mertens F (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2002



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