Table of ContentsDefinition / general
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Definition / general
- Invasive tracheal neoplasm of proliferating fibroblasts with moderate nuclear pleomorphism and low mitotic activity; some similarities to inflammatory pseudotumor of lung, fibrous histiocytoma, fibromatosis (Hum Pathol 1989;20:180)
- Unclear if distinct from solitary fibrous tumor, which may invade trachea from mediastinum (Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004;52:110)
- Tumors invade to or between plates of cartilage
- May recur but do not metastasize