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Soft Tissue Tumors


Soft tissue - normal

Reviewer: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 6 July 2012, last major update July 2012
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● Nonepithelial extraskeletal tissue, excluding supportive tissue of organs and lymphoid/hematopoietic tissue
● Includes fibrous tissue, adipose tissue, skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, blood vessels, lymphatics and peripheral nervous system
● Usually mesodermal in origin; peripheral nerves derive from neuroectoderm

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