Ossifying fibromyxoid tumour

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Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor
Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor shows a well-circumscribed, gray-white, multinodular appearance

An ossifying fibromyxoid tumor is a type of myxoma. It presents in the extremities more frequently than the trunk.[1] It is derived from mesenchyme.[2] Appearance in the head and neck is rare, but has been reported.[3] Its malignancy has been characterized as "intermediate".[4]


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  2. Seykora JT, Kutcher C, van de Rijn M, Dzubow L, Junkins-Hopkins J, Ioffreda M (2006). "Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of soft parts presenting as a scalp cyst". J. Cutan. Pathol. 33 (8): 569–72. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0560.2006.00444.x. PMID 16919031. S2CID 15380237.
  3. Mollaoglu N, Tokman B, Kahraman S, Cetiner S, Yucetas S, Uluoglu O (2006). "An unusual presentation of ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of the mandible: a case report". J Clin Pediatr Dent. 31 (2): 136–8. doi:10.17796/jcpd.31.2.f34037713m414l1u. PMID 17315811.
  4. Folpe AL, Weiss SW (2003). "Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of soft parts: a clinicopathologic study of 70 cases with emphasis on atypical and malignant variants". Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 27 (4): 421–31. doi:10.1097/00000478-200304000-00001. PMID 12657926. S2CID 989936.

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