volume 40, issue 5, P435-438 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.07.017
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Rosario Rullo, Franca Ferraraccio, Rosario Serpico, Francesco Addabbo, Nicoletta Mazzarella, Vincenzo Maria Festa

Abstract: Fibrous histiocytomas are uncommon mesenchymal tumours of the soft tissue in the head and neck region. We report two cases that occurred in the oral cavity, one of a benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) and another of an angiomatoid variant of fibrous histiocytoma (AFH). BFH is a benign neoplasm composed of cells with fibroblastic and histiocytic characteristics, while AFH is considered as a distinct type of fibrous histiocytoma with an intermediate malignancy grade that combines features of both fibrohistiocytic…

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