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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor  listen  (PLEK-sih-form FY-broh-HIS-tee-oh-SIH-tik TOO-mer)

  A rare tumor found mainly in children and young adults. It usually forms in the skin on the arms and legs. It is slow-growing and usually does not spread to other parts of the body. It is a type of soft tissue tumor.