nonosteogenic fibroma

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nonosteogenic fibroma

[¦nän¦äs·tē·ō¦jen·ik fī′brō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor of bone, usually in the shaft of long bones; characterized by whorls of spindle-shaped connective tissue cells.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Fibrous cortical defect (FCD) and nonossifying fibroma (NOF) describe the same histologically benign entity.
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The histogenesis and classification of fibrohistiocytic lesions involving bone and containing an admixture of fibrous tissue, foam cells, and giant cells are confusing and include several overlapping entities, such as metaphyseal fibrous defect, nonossifying fibroma, fibrous cortical defect, fibroxanthoma, and benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) of bone.