Ita Indah Agustini, Muhammad Ardi Munir, Roberthy David Maelissa


Background to Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma is a soft mesenchymal neoplastic or quasi neo plastic soft tissue lesion with fibroblastic and histiosytic differentiation; Most commonly, these tumors are located in the dermis and subcutaneous. Epidemiological studies have generally been found in all races and all ages
but are more common in the age group of 20-49 years for women> men and 1/3 of cases show tumors. Soft Tissue Tumor (STT) is an abnormal lump or swelling caused by new cell growth.

Case Summary A 38-year-old male patient presented with a complaint of a left neck lump felt since + 7 years ago before entering the hospital. Originally as big as corn kernels, and getting bigger for 1 year, the first lump appeared like a pimple, then enlarged and appeared on the left neck. The lump does not feel
itchy or painful, the color is the same as the surrounding skin with solid consistency, firm and palpable boundaries. In this case excision action was chosen, because of the large, solid, firm and mobile bumps. But before the excision is carried out, a biopsy is performed on this machine and the result is Suspect Inflammatory Lesions, a soft tissue tumo can not be removed after excision technique, then the PA is examined and the results are benign fibrous histiocytoma.

Conclusion Management of soft tissue benign tumors is excision, which is removal of all tumor tissue.


Benign; Fibrous; Histiocytoma;

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