volume 39, issue 5, P340-342 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.04.014
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Minas Leventis, Emmanouil Vardas, Aikaterini Gkouzioti, Evanthia Chrysomali, Ioulia Chatzistamou

Abstract: Nodular fasciitis is a benign, reactive, proliferative spindle-cell lesion, usually located at the subcutaneous tissues or muscle fascia. Clinically, it manifests as a soft-tissue mass with well-defined margins and fixed to the adjacent structures. Because of its rapid growth rate, rich cellularity and relatively high mitotic activity, nodular fasciitis is sometimes misdiagnosed as a sarcoma. Accurate diagnosis is based only on histopathological examination. A rare case of nodular fasciitis of the buccal mucos…

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