The combined histological and immunohistochemical findings were compatible with desmoplastic fibroma of the mandible (Fig 4).
The case presented was the only desmoplastic fibroma treated in our Department (referral age up to 14-years-old), over the past 7 years and it represented 0.
An absence of capsule and infiltration of the adjacent tissues are considered as landmarks in diagnosing desmoplastic fibroma, whilst immunohistochemistry is not always helpful [Herford at al.
Desmoplastic fibroma of the mandible, although benign, may present with clinical symptoms related with its aggressive and invasive behavior.
Desmoplastic fibroma of the mandible: Review and report of two cases.
Desmoplastic fibroma of bone: a report of 8 cases and review of the literature.
Desmoplastic fibroma of bone: a report of two patients, review of the literature, and therapeutic implications.
Computed tomography of desmoid tumors of bone: desmoplastic fibroma.
Radiologically, desmoplastic fibromas are expansile, lytic lesions, often with internal trabeculation and soap bubble appearance.