Volume 16, Number 4, December 2004

Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Mandible

Akira Matsumoto,1 Mitsuyoshi Matsuda,1 Hirofumi Harada,1 Masanori Takekawa,1 Taiichi Nishimura,2 Shinji Shimazu3

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, 2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Asahikawa City Hospital, and 3Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Asahikawa Red Cross Hospital, Asahikawa, Japan


Abstract
This report is of a 32-year-old Japanese woman with malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the mandible. Mandibular resection and reconstruction with an osteocutaneous scapular flap were performed. The clinical course showed no signs of recurrence or metastasis after 5 years of follow-up.

Key words:
Histiocytoma, fibrous, Mandible, Sarcoma

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;16:260-264.
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