Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Other tumors
Fibroma

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

Revised: 23 May 2018, last major update November 2004

Copyright: (c) 2004-2018, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fibroma[TI] nasal[TIAB]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Fibroma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/nasalfibroma.html. Accessed August 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Small localized nodule less than 1 cm
  • Usually in nasal septum or vestibule
  • Usually no symptoms
Treatment
  • Excision is curative
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Mature fibrous tissue, hypocellular, no infiltration of surrounding tissue