Fibrous histiocytoma (fibroxanthoma) of a cervical vertebra

  title={Fibrous histiocytoma (fibroxanthoma) of a cervical vertebra},
  author={Judy M. Destouet and Michael Kyriakos and Louis A. Gilula},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
A patient with a benign appearing intraosseous fibrous lesion of the cervical vertebra is presented. The lesion had the histologic features of non-ossifying fibroma (metaphyseal fibrous defect). Because of its atypical location and unusual radiologic appearance, the lesion was diagnosed as a fibrous histiocytoma, a tumor whose histology is similar to non-ossifying fibroma. The literature was reviewed for similar cases located outside the metaphysis of the long bones. Support is given for… CONTINUE READING


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