Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 6

A Paradoxical Intruder Disfiguring the Face: Nasal Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma

BP Belaldavar1, Rajesh Radhakrishna Havaldar2, Vijayalaxmi M Dhorigol3, Kavya Garg4* and Sneha A Sankaran4

1Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, KAHER’s J. N. Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka, India and College of Medicine, Shaqra University, KSA
2Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, KAHER’s J. N. Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka and Fellow - Head and Neck Oncosurgery, B.J. Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
3Department of Pathology, KAHER’s J. N. Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
4Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, KAHER’s J. N. Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author:Kavya Garg, Post Graduate Resident, Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, KAHER’s J. N. Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka, India.

Received: April 24, 2021; Published: May 05, 2021


  Benign fibrous histiocytoma are an uncommon presentation in the head and neck region. Composing of fibrous and histiocytic elements, these tumor are known to recur in almost a third of the cases if not excised completely. We hereby report a case of Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma (BFH) of the nasal dorsum removed by external approach completely. Although clinically the possibility of this diagnosis was not suspected, the procedure was tailor made right from the incision to excise the lesion in toto leading to no residual tumor or any morbidity. Knowledge of the possibilities of rare pathologies presenting as benign cysts should not be ignored in the head and neck.

Keywords: Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma; Nose; Head and Neck


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Citation: Kavya Garg., et al. “A Paradoxical Intruder Disfiguring the Face: Nasal Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma”. Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.6 (2021): 06-09.


Copyright: © 2020 Kavya Garg., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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