Desmoplastic fibroma

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[edit] Discussion of Desmoplastic fibroma

  • Desmoplastic fibroma is also is known as desmoid tumor of bone.
  • Desmoplastic fibroma of bone is a rare, nonmetastasizing but locally aggressive tumor.
  • Desmoplastic fibromas account for up to 0.1% of primary bone tumors.
  • Desmoplast fibroma is most common in the mandible, pelvis, and femur.
  • Mean age of presentation: 21 years.
  • No sex predilection.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Desmoplastic fibroma

  • Most commonly a geographic pattern of bone destruction, with a narrow zone of transition and nonsclerotic margins
  • Internal pseudotrabeculation is often seen.

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[edit] See Also

[edit] External Links

Goldminer: Desmoplastic fibroma

[edit] References for Desmoplastic fibroma