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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists


 
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 532-535
Solitary fibrous tumor of maxilla: A rare entity


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
M Renu Chandran
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College, Trivandrum, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.190960

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Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a ubiquitous rare mesenchymal neoplasm. Pleura is the favored site of origin and is rare in the oral cavity. SFT occurs across a wide histopathologic spectrum. Fibrous form characterized by hyalinized, thick-walled vessels with opened lumina and strong CD34 reactivity constitute one end and on the other end, a cellular form representing the conventional hemangiopericytoma, with branched, thin-walled vessels and focal or negative CD34 reactivity characterize the spectrum. A case of oral SFT in a 30-year-old female patient with its clinical, histopathological and immunohistochemical features is being presented here.


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