Cite this page: Thakral, C. Atypical histiocytic granuloma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityatypicalhistiocyticgranuloma.html. Accessed April 27th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Reactive nodule with marked histiocytic infiltration and variable mitotic activity
- Clinically, may simulate squamous cell carcinoma or a granulomatous process
- Histologically, high cellularity and mitotic activity can be confused with carcinoma or lymphoma
- 45 year old woman with palatal atypical histiocytic granuloma (Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 2009;14:e480)