oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Giant calcified retro-peritoneal malignant fibrous histiocytoma

Volume 38, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The case report of a patient with a giant calcified retro-peritoneal malignant fibrous histiocytoma is presented. Despite the size of the tumour, the patient was in good health and there was no evidence of metastatic disease. He did well following laparotomy and complete excision of the tumour. He received a full course of post-operative radiotherapy and remains well six months after discharge from hospital.

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