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Case 30

Surgical Pathology Case

Clinical Information
  A 79-year-old female had a large soft tissue mass of left leg. She had a history of malignant fibrous histiocytoma in the same site 10 years ago.
Gross Description

Left above knee amputation. A subcutaneous mass is present in the posterior leg, 7.0cm in greatest dimension. The cut surface is gray-tan and the tumor abuts the bone but does not invade into the bone.




  HE, 4 HE, 10
  HE, 20 HE, 20
  HE, 40 HE, 40
  HE, 40 HE, 40

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE