calcifying fibrous pseudotumour

calcifying fibrous pseudotumour

A distinct benign lesion, which usually arises in the soft tissues of the extremities (less commonly in the trunk, neck, axilla and pleura) in children, and less commonly in adults. It usually measures less than 5 cm, and responds well to local excision.
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Our case report accounted for one of such rare cases of calcifying fibrous pseudotumour of maxilla mimicking malignancy.
Calcifying fibrous pseudotumours (CFPTs) are paucicellular collagenous lesions with scattered chronic inflammation and focal calcifications.3 Many previous case studies and literature reviews have suggested that CFPT is a cell-poor, end stage of inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT).4 Although lung involvement is reported to be the most common presentation of IPTs, variants are known to involve almost any type of anatomical location.
Last but not the least, calcification of the lung parenchyma may be present secondary to calcium and phosphate metabolism abnormalities [6] or to a benign inflammatory stimulus leading to calcifying fibrous pseudotumour (CFPT) of the lung [7].
Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour: first case report in the peritoneum with immunostaining for CD34.
Case report: Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour of the adrenal gland.