Ossifying fasciitis of the nose

D. Innocenzi, S. Giustini, F. Barduagni, V. Silipo, C. Bosman, S. Calvieri

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A case of ossifying fasciitis in a 22-year-old woman is described. The lesion, which appeared suddenly, was located on the tip of the nose. Histologically the lesion contained spindle-shaped myofibroblastic cells, trabeculae of woven bone rimmed by plump osteoblasts within a myxoid stroma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-361
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number2 II SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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