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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 23-26

Aggressive fibromatosis of the infratemporal region


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, KMCT Dental College, Calicut, Kerala, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, School of Dental Science, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, Karad, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, A. J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, P. M. Nadagouda Memorial Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India

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Samir Ahmed
KMCT Dental College, Calicut, Kerala
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Aggressive fibromatosis (AF) is identified to involve subcutaneous tissue, muscle, and neurovascular structures. Though the tumor is of bland histological features and low mitotic activity, it has a aggressive infiltrative growth pattern along tissue planes and invasion of adjacent tissue. Here we present a rare case report of a 19-year-old man with AF of the infratemporal region. Tumor growth was rapid and involved the infratemporal region. Biopsy was taken and in histological examination showed a tumor consisting of spindle-shaped fibroblast cells proliferating in fascicles within a collagenous stroma with rare atypia. Microscopically, a diagnosis of AF was rendered.


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