Of course, their frequency is entirely dependent upon the criteria used for the diagnosis and, in my opinion, if the thecoma diagnosis is to have any consistent application it should be diagnosed by using strict criteria, and focal somewhat plump cells in what is essentially a fibroma
should not lead to a thecoma diagnosis.
: Nonossifying fibroma
commonly involves metaphysis of long bones and consists of 40% in distal femur, 40% in tibia with 10% in fibula.27 It is usually found in children as incidental finding between 02-20 years of age.
Intramural ventricular cardiac fibroma
. Successful removal in two cases and review of literature.
or leiomyoma develops as a firm nodule in labia majora, perineal or introitus areas.
Often the radiographic appearance of the lesion can provide a diagnosis and no further imaging will be required in cases such as non-ossifying fibromas
, enchondromas, and some osteochondromas (Figs.
There is little information about the combination of desmoplastic fibroma
and tuberous sclerosis; this combination is uncommon [8, 10, 11].
Video 1: arthroscopic view of an intra-articular fibroma
of tendon sheath seen from an anterolateral viewing portal in a right hip.
Rhabdomyomas are the most common primary cardiac tumors (50%), followed by fibromas
(25%) and myxomas (9-15%) which, despite being the most common adult cardiac tumor, are rare among children .
Aggarwal, "Orthotopic heart transplant: A therapeutic option for unresectable cardiac fibroma
in infants," Congenital Heart Disease, vol.
The specimen was microscopically diagnosed as a benign fibro-osseous lesion that in correlation with radiographic imaging favored a diagnosis of ossifying fibroma
(4) The differential diagnoses of POT includes ameloblastic fibroma
and odontogenic fibroma/myxoma.
Based on the horse's medical history, physical evaluation, and radiographic findings, the tentative diagnosis was a benign mandibular neoplasia as an ossifying fibroma
, while osteoma and fibrous dysplasia were considered as the differential diagnoses.