Myofibroblastic Tumours; A Case Report of Nodular Fasciitis

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Mehmet Ozgel

Abstract

Aims: Nodular fasciitis (NF) is a benign, reactive proliferation of fibroblasts in the subcutaneous tissues and commonly associated with the deep fascia. It is caused the lesion to be misdiagnosed as sarcoma due to this fibroblastic proliferation. Early surgical excision can be performed for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. So we can save the patient from both misdiagnosis and latent malignancy. In this report, we presented slower-growing NF on the chest wall according to in oral cavity.

Presentation: A 37-year-old female patient had chest pain and dyspnea. A mass of 2 cm in diameter was detected and removed on the chest wall. She was discharged early period after the operation.

Discussion: Nodule is most commonly seen single, solid and palpable. Curative excision can be performed in both diagnostic and treatment. The recurrence rate is around 1% from it. If it would relapse, the diagnosis should be revised.

Keywords:
Solitary nodule, chest wall, nodular fasciitis.

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Ozgel, M. (2020). Myofibroblastic Tumours; A Case Report of Nodular Fasciitis. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery, 3(1), 12-15. Retrieved from https://journalajcrs.com/index.php/AJCRS/article/view/30111
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