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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 415-417

Malignant ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of the tongue: A rare case


Department of Pathology, SMS Medical College and Attached Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Deepika Hemrajani
389, Adarsh Nagar, Near Bees Dukan, Jaipur - 302 004, Rajasthan

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DOI: 10.4103/ijmpo.ijmpo_201_18

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Ossifying fibromyxoid tumors (OFMTs) are rare musculoskeletal tumors of uncertain malignant potential. Most OFMTs arise from the subcutaneous tissue, skeletal muscles of extremities, trunk, or head-and-neck region. OFMTs are usually benign, but atypical and malignant OFMT have been described with recurrence and distant metastasis. Till date, the etiopathogenesis and exact line of differentiation of OFMT is still doubtful. We are presenting an unusual case of malignant OFMT of the tongue. It is a rare case of malignant OFMT affecting an unusual site.


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