Phosphaturic Mesenchymal Tumor: 2 New Oral Cases and Review of 53 Cases in the Head and Neck.

@article{Qari2016PhosphaturicMT,
  title={Phosphaturic Mesenchymal Tumor: 2 New Oral Cases and Review of 53 Cases in the Head and Neck.},
  author={Hiba Qari and Aya Hamao-Sakamoto and Clay Fuselier and Yi-Shing Lisa Cheng and Harvey P. Kessler and John Marshal Wright},
  journal={Head and neck pathology},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={192-200}
}
Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumor (PMT) is a rare neoplasm that secretes fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF-23) and causes oncogenic osteomalacia. It occurs in adults with equal gender distribution and the most common location is the lower extremities, followed by the head and neck. Besides osteomalacia, the clinical presentation includes bone pain and multiple bone fractures. Microscopic features consist of spindle cells, multinucleated giant cells, and calcifications embedded in a chondromyxoid… CONTINUE READING

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