Tumours of muscular origin

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

There are a number of tumours of muscular origin, which overall are relatively uncommon, representing only 1.7% of benign soft tissue tumours, and 10.3% of malignant soft tissue tumours1

The tumours can be divided according to the type of muscle fibre:

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rID: 8319
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tumors of muscular origin
  • Muscular tumours

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