Pediatric Nodular Fasciitis in the Head and Neck Region

Kesimli M. C., Yağcı İ., YILMAZ E., Bayram A., Ünal M.

Turkish Journal of Ear Nose and Throat, vol.31, no.4, pp.105-107, 2021 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/tr-ent.2021.1026815
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Ear Nose and Throat
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.105-107
  • Keywords: Head and neck, Maxillofacial region, Nodular fasciitis, Spindle cell tumors
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Nodular fasciit is a rare benign tumor and may occur anywhere in the body. Pediatric patients constitute approximately 10% of the entire patient group. The disease may show clinical and pathological features resembling malignancy. Therefore, it can be mistaken as sarcoma. This report shows two cases of pediatric nodular fasciitis localized in the parotid region and maxillary sinus.