TITLE

Nodular Fasciitis of the Maxillofacial Region in a Pediatric Patient

AUTHOR(S)
Muska, Egon A.; Bartal, Nadav; Laster, Zvi; Nagler, Rafael M.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Dec2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, pE188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case report on nodular fasciitis (NF) of the maxillofacial region in a 1½-year-old child is presented. The tentative diagnosis of posttraumatic hematoma, ineffective treatment with oral antibiotics, and excision of a lesion are noted. The histologic appearance of NF, the lesion's myofibroblastic nature, and markers used in diagnosis are discussed.
ACCESSION #
53409244

 

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