Cardiac tumors - benign
Benign fibrous histiocytoma

Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Revised: 26 September 2019

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PubMed Search: Benign fibrous histiocytoma heart

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Benign fibrous histiocytoma . PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/hearttumorBFHheart.html. Accessed October 16th, 2019.
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
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