Oral cavity
Other benign tumors / conditions
Giant cell angiofibroma


Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Revised: 31 January 2019

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Definition / general
  • Ages 40 - 60 years
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Features similar to solitary fibrous tumor, plus irregularly shaped pseudovascular spaces lined by large mono or multinucleated wreath-like giant cells, plus cells with plump, fusiform or round nuclei, irregular folds and pale pseudoinclusions
Positive stains
Negative stains
  • CD68 (giant cells)
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