Mesenchymal tumors

Fibrous histiocytoma

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PubMed Search: Fibrous histiocytoma conjunctiva

Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain D. Fibrous histiocytoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyefhconj.html. Accessed December 4th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Occasionally occurs in conjunctiva
Case reports
Gross description
  • Fleshy, yellow, nodular
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Elongated fibroblasts, plump histiocytes with occasional vacuolated cytoplasm, some multinucleated giant cells, scattered lymphocytes (Am J Ophthalmol 1988;106:579)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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