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Inflammatory fibrous histiocytoma (? anthogranuloma). Report of two cases with ultrastructural observations in one.
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PMID:  210685     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of inflammatory fibrous histiocytoma are presented, one occupying the pleural space, and the other the retroperitoneum. One of the cases was studied with the electron microscope and confirmed the histiocytic and xanthomatous nature of the lesion. It is suggested that the term xanthogranuloma be replaced by fibrous histiocytoma, and that when a considerable inflammatory component is present in the stroma, a guarded prognosis be entertained. Ultrastructurally there are no distinctive features for the inflammatory variant of the fibrous histiocytoma.
S Kay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of surgical pathology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0147-5185     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Surg. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1978 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-27     Completed Date:  1978-10-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707904     Medline TA:  Am J Surg Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous / complications,  pathology*,  ultrastructure
Inflammation / complications
Middle Aged
Pleural Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery,  ultrastructure
Terminology as Topic

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