Nodular Fasciitis, Proliferative Fasciitis, Proliferative Myositis

  • Mario Campanacci


These are hyperplastic, self-limiting processes, whose cellularity, cell features, and sometimes permeative growth pattern may mimic a sarcoma. They are somehow similar to “myositis ossificans”, except that they do not produce bone. For this reasons, Angervall proposed the term “pseudosarcomatous proliferative lesion of soft tissues without bone formation”.


Fibrous Histiocytomas Myositis Ossificans Nodular Fasciitis Basophilic Cytoplasm Malignant Fibrous Histiocytomas 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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