Desmoplastic fibroma of the jaw: A case report and review of literature Oral Surg, Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2006; 101:82-94
Desmoplastic fibroma of the mandible mimicking osteogenic sarcoma: report of a case.
Desmoplastic fibroma of bone is a rare benign intraosseous tumor of connective tissue origin with locally aggressive behaviour, which may lead to infiltration of the surrounding soft tissues [Shafer et al.
Clinically, signs and symptoms of desmoplastic fibroma of the jaws are non-pathognomonic, although asymptomatic swelling, intermittent pain, limited mouth opening or some degree of functional impairment may be found [Batsakis, 1984; Said-Al-Naief et al.
We present a case of desmoplastic fibroma in the rib of a 19-year-old man, adding a fourth case to the 3 previously reported cases involving this unusual location.
On histologic examination, the tumor was classified as a desmoplastic fibroma.
Desmoplastic fibroma (DF) was first described as a distinct entity and given its present name by Jaffe in 1958.
Desmoplastic fibroma is one of the rarest bone tumors.