BENIGN FIBROUS HISTIOCYTOMA
BENIGN FIBROUS HISTIOCYTOMA DEFINITION
Benign fibrous histiocytoma is a benign neoplasm of fibroblasts with a propensity to differentiate into histiocytes. These Tumors actually arise from the facultative fibroblasts,
Which are mesenchymal cells that have potential to differentiate into both fibroblast and histiocytes.
BENIGN FIBROUS HISTIOCYTOMA CAUSES:
The Exact cause of Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma is unknown.
BENIGN FIBROUS HISTIOCYTOMA SYMPTOMS:
Age: Middle age
Sex: Male people more prove to develop compare to females
Site: Oral soft tissue like tongue, buccaimucosa, palate and jawbone, etc.
A soft or firm, non-tendered swelling of varying size. Intrabony lesion produce expansile swelling with displacement of the regional teeth.
BENIGN FIBROUS HISTIOCYTOMA DIAGNOSIS/ INVESTIGATIONS:
Bony lesions produce unilocular or multilocular radiolucent areas with ill-defined border.
Macroscopically presents a lobulated, fleshy mass, which is firm in consistency.
BENIGN FIBROUS HISTIOCYTOMA TREATMENT: