Fibrous histiocytoma

Author: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 November 2017, last major update October 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fibrous histiocytoma trachea

Cite this page: Handra-Luca, A. Fibrous histiocytoma. website. Accessed July 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
Case reports
  • Complete resection; laser therapy; may recur
  • Radiation or chemotherapy for malignant cases (MFH)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Spindle cells arranged in storiform and fascicular patterns
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on other servers:

10 year old girl with
dyspnea and wheezing;
spindle cells forming interlacing
fascicles and storiform pattern

Positive stains
Negative stains