Benign fibrous histiocytoma: a rare endobronchial neoplasm

Int Surg. 1986 Apr-Jun;71(2):110-1.


Fibrous histiocytomas are rarely found within the lung and have presented as a mass within a major airway only twice previously. This is the third reported case of such a tumor visualized roentgenographically in an airway on the frontal chest film of a patient presenting with recurrent pneumonia.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bronchial Neoplasms / complications
  • Bronchial Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous / complications
  • Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pneumonia / etiology
  • Recurrence