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Oncol Lett. 2013 Apr;5(4):1301-1304. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

Imaging findings of ossifying fibromyxoid tumor with histopathological correlation: A case report.

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Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan.

Abstract

Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor (OFMT) is a soft tissue tumor of uncertain lineage that most often arises in the extremities of adults. Imaging findings of this uncommon tumor are rare. We, herein, present a case of OFMT occurring in the left thigh of a 36-year-old male. Radiological examinations revealed a well-circumscribed subcutaneous mass with an incomplete shell of peripheral ossification, suggesting a benign condition. Following complete excision, the mass was histopathologically diagnosed as an OFMT. The patient demonstrated no evidence of local recurrence within 11 months of follow-up. We describe the clinicopathological and radiological features, and review the relevant literature.

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bone scintigraphy; computed tomography; magnetic resonance imaging; ossifying fibromyxoid tumor

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