What is fibrosarcoma?

Also known as: fibroblastic sarcoma, soft tissue sarcoma

Fibrosarcoma is a rare form of soft tissue cancer (spreads to surrounding tissues) that occurs in infants (less than 1 year) and children 10-15 years of age, that starts in the fibrous tissue (like scar tissue), of the body (almost anywhere- trunk, head, abdomen) but most commonly in the tendons (bands of fiber) at the ends of the limbs (arms and leg bones).


Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

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