[Desmoplastic fibroma]

Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2009 Dec;110(6):327-8. doi: 10.1016/j.stomax.2009.07.007. Epub 2009 Oct 13.
[Article in French]


Desmoplastic fibroma is a rare benign intraosseous neoplasms. They can affect the jaw. Posterior mandibular bone involvement is the most frequent localization. They are locally aggressive and recurrence is frequent. Radioclinical signs are not specific and the histological diagnosis may be difficult. Extended surgical removal is the recommended treatment.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Curettage
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Fibroma, Desmoplastic / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Jaw Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / pathology