Classification and external resources
ICD-O M8895/3
NCI Myosarcoma
Patient UK Myosarcoma
MeSH D009217

Myosarcoma is a malignant muscle tumor.[1]

Leiomyosarcoma refers to sarcoma of smooth muscle, and rhabdomyosarcoma refers to sarcoma of striated muscle. However, the term myosarcoma itself still appears in the literature. People who suffer from myosarcoma often wake up with the feeling as if they had a cramp during their sleep.[2]


  1. ^ "myosarcoma" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ Brauer VF; Reichenberger F; Müller A et al. (2002). "Successful Resection of a Re-Occurred Pulmonary Myosarcoma in a Patient with Turner Syndrome Mosaic". Sarcoma 6 (4): 141–3. PMC 2395496. PMID 18521351. doi:10.1080/1357714021000066395. 

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