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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-30

Benign fibrous histocytoma of the maxilla: A rare case report


1 Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial, MES Dental College, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India
2 Junior Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MES Dental College, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India
3 Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial, MES Dental College, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India
4 Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial, KMCT Dental College, Mukkom, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abhilash Mathews Thomas
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MES Dental College, Perinthalmanna, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijpcdr.ijpcdr_51_20

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Fibrous histiocytoma can present as malignant or benign and may involve either the soft or hard tissues. The treatment of choice to oral BFH is generally en-block resection. The prognosis is good and the oral BFH recurs only if not completely excised. Hereby presenting a case of a 29 year old male with a chief complaint of pain and swelling in the left side of the face since 2 months. Treatment plan of Subtotal maxillectomy was performed under general anesthesia through a Weber Ferguson incision with infraorbital extension after histopathological and radiological confirmation.


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