Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising from nasal cavity

Document Type : Case Report


1 Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology Department, Kerman University of Medical Sciences

2 Assistant Professor of Radiotherapy and Oncology Department

3 Pathologist


ntroduction: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma is rare in the head and neck and it accounts for 1-3% of all cases.
Case report: We report a case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the nasal cavity in a 64-year- old woman. The patient referred with nasal obstruction and underwent wide surgical resection with negative margin. He is well with no evidence of disease for 36 month after surgery. The epidemiological aspects, histological diagnosis, treatment and outcome of this tumor are discussed.


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