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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 558
Immunohistochemistry: An indispensable aid in diagnosis and management of infantile myofibroblastoma


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, A Constituent College of JSS AHER, Mysuru, Karnataka, India

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Sreeshyla Huchanahalli Sheshanna
JSS Dental College and Hospital, Mysuru - 570 022, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.jomfp_388_20

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Myofibroma is a benign tumor of myofibroblasts occurring commonly in infants and children. It can occur as a solitary lesion or as multiple lesions in the soft tissues or intraosseously. The presence of the solitary lesion is common in the soft tissues of the head-and-neck region but rare in jawbones. Histologically, it has a biphasic pattern of presentation and mimics spindle cell tumors. Immunohistochemistry is essential for its confirmatory diagnosis. This article describes a case of this rare lesion presenting as a solitary lesion in the left body of the mandible in a 7-month-old boy baby. The diagnostic and therapeutic challenges have been discussed.


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