Facial angiofibroma, also known as fibrous papule, is a fairly common skin lesion seen in males and females after puberty.
They represents a focal vascular and collagen growth.
This lesion is usually solitary and located on the nose skin, measuring 1-5 mm.
There is no hereditary predisposition for this skin lesion. However, multiple angiofibromas, which have a bilaterally symmetrical distribution on face, involving the cheeks, nasolabial folds and chin, have been associated with genetic conditions such as:
There are several histological variants that include
- clear cell
- granular cell
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