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Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous

"Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A benign tumor composed, wholly or in part, of cells with the morphologic characteristics of HISTIOCYTES and with various fibroblastic components. Fibrous histiocytomas can occur anywhere in the body. When they occur in the skin, they are called dermatofibromas or sclerosing hemangiomas. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p1747)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 77 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1990
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