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May 1974

Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Maxilla: A Report of an Unusual Lesion

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1974;99(5):385-387. doi:10.1001/archotol.1974.00780030397015

A malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the maxilla occurred in a 46-year-old man. Histologically, the lesion is characterized by a storiform fibrous stroma, foam cells, and bizarre histiocytes. The reported high recurrence rate and occasional metastasis require extensive surgical resection.

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