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Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising in a gouty tophus at the second metacarpophalangeal joint.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16782578     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of concomitant malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) and tophaceous deposit at the second metacarpophalangeal joint in a 76-year-old man. The patient underwent surgical treatment, local radiotherapy and adjuvant chemotherapy and was disease free at the time of his last examination. We use this case to highlight the features of this clinical entity, which has never previously been described in the surgical literature.
S Carnero; P Terán; E Trillo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-03-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1748-6815     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-19     Completed Date:  2006-09-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101264239     Medline TA:  J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  775-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Plastic Surgery, General Yagüe Hospital, Burgos, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Gouty / complications*,  pathology
Combined Modality Therapy
Gout / complications
Histiocytoma, Malignant Fibrous / complications*,  pathology
Immunohistochemistry / methods
Metacarpophalangeal Joint*

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