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Rare disease
Benign fibrous histiocytoma of a metacarpal bone
  1. Obiora Daniel Onovo1,
  2. Samuel Uwale Eyesan1,
  3. Fatima Biade Abdulkareem2
  1. 1Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, National Orthopaedics Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
  2. 2Department of Histopathology, National Orthopaedics Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
  1. Correspondence to Obiora Daniel Onovo, onovobi{at}


Benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) is a rare skeletal tumour. Its occurrence in the metacarpal bones is even rarer. The management in this location can be challenging, involving tumour resection and metacarpal reconstruction. The authors present a case of BFH involving the second metacarpal bone.

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