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The Korean Journal of Pathology 1986;20(1): 107-111.
Malignant Mesenchymoma of the Right Axillary Area: A case report.
Sung Ran Hong, Gui Ohk Yoon, Seong Sook Kim, Hye Jae Cho, Il Hyang Ko
Department of Pathology, Inje Medical College, Seoul Paik Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
The term malignant mesenchymoma has been applied to those tumors of the soft tissue of mesenchymal origin which are composed of tumor cells differentiating into two or more unrelated malignant forms in addition to the fibrosarcomatous element. Recently authors experienced a case of malignant mesenchymoma in the right axillary area. Microscopically the sarcoma revealed multiple pattern of differentiation, including liposarcoma, malignant schwannoma, fibrosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma and rhabdomyoblastoma. The presence of rhabdomyblastic cells were proved by immunochemical study utilizing desmin. This patient was treated with surgical excision and radiation.