Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Other tumors
Fibrosarcoma

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

Revised: 24 May 2018, last major update November 2004

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PubMed Search: Fibrosarcoma[TI] nasal

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Fibrosarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/nasalfibrosarcoma.html. Accessed September 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare, clinically resembles fibromatosis
  • Only 10% of head and neck tumors metastasize
  • Rarely arises after radiation therapy
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Herringbone pattern of hypercellular, atypical fibroblasts, numerous mitotic figures
Differential diagnosis