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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 402-404

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising from renal capsule: An extremely rare entity


1 Department of Pathology, SHKM, GMC, Mewat, Haryana, India
2 Department of Pathology, SMS, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
3 Department of Pathology, BPS, Khanpur, Haryana, India

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DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_810_15

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Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) usually presents in the extremities or retroperitoneum. MFH arising from renal parenchyma or renal capsule is extremely rare, only few cases have been reported in literature and portend a poor prognosis. Renal MFH is differentiated from renal cell carcinoma, renal sarcoma, and sarcomatoid renal tumor only by histological and immunohistochemical studies. Since the therapeutic options for MFH are different, its early diagnosis is imperative. Herein, we report a case of a primary renal MFH in a 35-year-old male.


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