Benign fibrous histiocytoma: A rare case involving jaw bone

Hitesh Shoor, Keerthilatha M. Pai, Ankur Kaur Shergill, Abhay Taranath Kamath

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Benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) is a soft tissue neoplasm which occurs mostly on the skin of extremities. BFH rarely occurs in bone and may affect femur, tibia, and pelvic bone. Jaw bone involvement is very unusual with only 11 cases reported till date. This report describes a case of BFH occurring in a 30-year-old female patient affecting left mandibular posterior region. Computed tomography revealed a well-defined expansile lytic lesion in the posterior mandible. Gross examination of the tumor revealed an admixture of fibroblasts and histiocytes in a fascicular and storiform pattern. Immunohistochemical staining was positive for CD68.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S266-S268
JournalContemporary Clinical Dentistry
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Periodontics


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