Desmoid fibroma

  • André Mazabraud


This tumour was defined by Jaffe in 1958. The essential problem confronted by the pathologist is that of distinguishing it from a fibroblastic sarcoma of low grade malignancy. However, whether central or periosteal, it is a tumour which several recent publications have shown to possess an aggressive nature.


Collagen Fiber Bone Tumour Fibrous Dysplasia Desmoid Tumor Grade Malignancy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • André Mazabraud
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut CurieParis Centre de PathologieBièvresFrance

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