Eye
Conjunctiva
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

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

Revised: 30 April 2018, last major update September 2013

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PubMed Search: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma conjunctiva

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Conjunctiva: malignant fibrous histiocytoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeconjMFH.html. Accessed August 18th, 2018.
Case reports
Treatment
  • Wide excision and cryotherapy
  • May recur
Clinical images

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Recurrent mass

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Caruncular lesion

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Recurrent limbal lesion

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Atypical spindle cells and histiocyte-like cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Pleomorphic giant cells

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Pleomorphic tumor with giant cells and mitotic figures

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Storiform pattern of spindle cells

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Pleomorphic tumor cells

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Primary limbal lesion

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Smooth muscle actin and CD68

Positive stains
Electron microscopy images

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Dilated cisterae of rough endoplasmic reticulum

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Numerous subplasmalemmal fusiform densities