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Giant cell fibroblastoma a rare chest wall tumor in a 4 years old boy: a case report

Mohammed Joudi Aboud, Manal Mohammed Kadhim.


Giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) is an unusual tumor of childhood, primarily occurring in the superficial soft tissues. It is often presented in early childhood as a slowly growing, infiltrative subcutaneous mass at a wide variety of sites. Aim: to present such an interesting rare case of pediatric chest wall lesion. Case report: A 4 years old male patient was admitted to the pediatric surgery unit with complaints of a slow-growing painless palpable, firm swelling in the left chest wall below the left breast. All initial assessments were done, surgery was created. Histopathology and immunohistochemistry revealed the distinctive images of GCF. Conclusion: Although the giant cell fibroblastoma is a rare chest wall tumor in the pediatric age group, it must be considered in differential diagnosis. The histopathology approached has more precise and distinctive images for decision-making regarding the surgery.

Key words: Rare lesion, Chest wall, Pediatric.

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