Ossifying fibromyxoid tumour

Ossifying fibromyxoid tumour
Ossifying fibromyxoid tumour
Classification and external resources
ICD-O: 8842/0

An ossifying fibromyxoid tumour is a type of myxoma.

It presents in the extremities more frequently than the trunk.[1]

It is derived from mesenchyme.[2]

Appearance in the head and neck is rare, but has been reported.[3]

Their malignancy has been characterized as "intermediate".[4]


  1. ^ Makhson AN, Bulycheva IV, Kuz'min IV, Denisov AK, Groshev IA (2006). "[Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor]" (in Russian). Arkh. Patol. 68 (2): 41–4. PMID 16752509. 
  2. ^ Seykora JT, Kutcher C, van de Rijn M, Dzubow L, Junkins-Hopkins J, Ioffreda M (2006). "Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of soft parts presenting as a scalp cyst". J. Cutan. Pathol. 33 (8): 569–72. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0560.2006.00444.x. PMID 16919031. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/openurl?genre=article&sid=nlm:pubmed&issn=0303-6987&date=2006&volume=33&issue=8&spage=569. 
  3. ^ Mollaoglu N, Tokman B, Kahraman S, Cetiner S, Yucetas S, Uluoglu O (2006). "An unusual presentation of ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of the mandible: a case report". J Clin Pediatr Dent 31 (2): 136–8. PMID 17315811. 
  4. ^ Folpe AL, Weiss SW (2003). "Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of soft parts: a clinicopathologic study of 70 cases with emphasis on atypical and malignant variants". Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 27 (4): 421–31. doi:10.1097/00000478-200304000-00001. PMID 12657926. http://meta.wkhealth.com/pt/pt-core/template-journal/lwwgateway/media/landingpage.htm?issn=0147-5185&volume=27&issue=4&spage=421. 

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