CNS tumor
Mesenchymal and other tumors
Fibro-osseous lesions

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 11 September 2017, last major update January 2006

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Fibro-osseous lesions. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cnstumorfibroosseous.html. Accessed September 25th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Also called calcifying pseudoneoplasms of neural axis
  • Uncommon
  • May be associated with dura along vertebral column
  • Probably reactive
  • References: Am J Surg Pathol 1999;23:1270
Treatment
  • Wide excision
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Various combinations of palisading spindle cells, epithelioid cells and multinucleated cells in fibrous stroma and bone
  • Nodular chondromyxoid-like matrix