aim: to present 3 cases of nodular fasciitis in facial area. method: a study was carried out in patients including physical examination, laboratory and radiologic analysis. surgical or medical behavior was described present in each case with an anatomical and the pathological diagnosis was made. results: scientific method was the only route to achieve an accurate diagnosis despite the challenge of diagnosing an uncommon disease entity in maxillofacial surgery. in each patient the course was discussed as well as a literature review. conclusions: the presentation of these cases is very essential since this tumor has a not much location in the face and its fast developmental and clinical course are often difficult to interpret.