Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the head and neck. Case report

E Zapater, J.V Bagán, A Campos, M Martorell, J Basterra

Abstract


Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is a rare tumor included in the group of soft tissue sarcomas. Approximately 1-3% of these tumors affect the head and neck, with about 100 cases reported to date. A case affecting the retromolar trigone and involving the postero-lateral portion of the left hemi-tongue is reported. Etiological and pathological aspects are discussed. Diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of this neoplasm are reviewed.


Keywords


malignant fibrous histiocytoma; head and neck; soft tissue sarcomas

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