Andrea Ferri, Massimiliano Leporati, Domenico Corradi, Teore Ferri, Enrico Sesenna
Abstract:The desmoplastic fibroma is a rare locally aggressive spindle-cell proliferation made up of fibroblasts/myofibroblasts immersed in a dense collagenic stroma. Head and neck localisation of desmoplastic fibromas is even more rare and the literature is limited to small case series and reviews. A comprehensive review of the English literature from 1968 to 2011 revealed only 79 cases of mandibular desmoplastic fibromas and only 18 (22%) in patients under 4 years of age. Complete resection with clear margins is the …
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