Cardiac tumors - benign
Benign fibrous histiocytoma

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

Revised: 19 March 2018, last major update November 2013

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PubMed Search: Benign fibrous histiocytoma heart

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Benign fibrous histiocytoma . PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/hearttumorBFHheart.html. Accessed July 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare in heart
Case reports
  • 4 month old boy with unexpected infant death attributable to cardiac tumor or cardiomyopathy (Z Rechtsmed 1990;103:335)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Storiform pattern of spindle cells and lipid laden histiocytes
  • No mitotic figures, no pleomorphism
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Cellular tumor without mitotic figures

Negative stains