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Aneurysmal fibrous histiocytoma
  1. Merdan Serin1,
  2. Cem Leblebici2,
  3. Esra Koku Aksu3,
  4. Sevgi Kurt Yazar1
  1. 1Plastic Surgery, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  2. 2Pathology, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  3. 3Dermatology, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Merdan Serin, merdanserin{at}


Aneurysmal fibrous histiocytoma (AFH) is a type of fibrohistiocytic tumour. We present a case of a patient who presented with a skin papule on the thigh region. Histopathological examination following total excision of the lesion revealed an AFH. No sign of recurrence was present 6 months after surgery.

  • dermatology
  • plastic And reconstructive surgery
  • skin
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  • Contributors MS wrote the manuscript and performed the surgery. CL performed the pathological analysis. SKY and EKA contributed to the revision of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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