Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 46–51 | Cite as

Cartilage Analogue of Fibromatosis in the Maxillary Alveolar Bone

  • Irulandy PonniahEmail author
Case Report


Cartilage analogue of fibromatosis is a relatively common tumor in the palms and soles of young children and adolescence. The characteristic histological finding of the tumor is the differentiation toward cartilage formation within a background of fibromatosis-like growth. Therefore, the tumor may cause potential diagnostic problems in the maxillofacial bones where it has not been described. The purpose of the present report is to describe the imaging characteristics, histological and immunohistochemical features of an extremely rare case of cartilage analogue of fibromatosis in the maxillary alveolar bone of a 25-year-old female.


Cartilage Fibromatosis Chondrosarcoma Myxoma 


Compliance of Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The author declares no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in this study involving human subject was in accordance with ethical standards of the institutional ethical committee.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient in this study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and HospitalThe Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical UniversityChennaiIndia

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