Oral cavity
Inflammatory (noninfectious) lesions
Atypical histiocytic granuloma

Author: Charu Thakral, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 April 2018, last major update February 2013

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Cite this page: Thakral, C. Atypical histiocytic granuloma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityatypicalhistiocyticgranuloma.html. Accessed October 17th, 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
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