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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists


 
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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 277-279
Collagenous fibroma (desmoplastic fibroblastoma) of the oral cavity


Department of Oral Pathology, NIMS Dental College, NH 8, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay Bhagalia
A-47, Model Town, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur - 302 017, Rajasthan
India
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Source of Support: Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, NIMS Dental College, Jaipur; and, Department of Histopathology, Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.99089

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Collagenous fibroma (desmoplastic fibroblastoma) is a distinctive yet uncommon fibrous soft tissue tumor. These tumors are rather nondescript in their morphological appearance and have been diagnosed as fibromas or some other benign mesenchymal lesions for years. The most common sites are the upper extremities, followed by the lower extremities. Rare lesions arise in the head and neck region. We report a rare case in the oral cavity and present its unique histopathological features (central fat entrapment) besides others, and diffusely strong vimentin immunopositivity.


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