Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the thigh
Painless right upper thigh mass
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MRI demonstrate a well circumscribed soft tissue mass in the anterior compartment of the right thigh which is hyposignal on T1WI and hyper signal on T2WI,and shows irregular thick ring type contrast enhancement.There is no evidence of femural cortical invasion.
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He underwent surgery and the mass was resected and pathology confirmed Malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
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