1 Departments of Pathology

2 Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

3 Molecular Clinical Microbiology Subdivision, Clinical Pathology Division, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical SciencesClinical Education Research Centre, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

4 Departments of Otolaryngology


Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is a benign tumor which usually occurs in skeletal long bones. Its
presence in zygoma is extremely rare. The patient was a 47‑year‑old female, with chief complaint of
painful swelling in the left side of zygoma since 1 month ago after a long‑lasting painless swelling for
about 15 years. Computed tomography scan showed an osteolytic lesion, in the body of left zygomatic
bone with lobulated and well‑demarcated margins. During surgery, the mass was completely excised
and the histological feature of the tumor was in favor of CMF. CMF is benign tumor and complete
resection is the treatment of choice.


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