Fibromatosis

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 18 Nov 2020

Fibromatosis  (plural: fibromatoses) refers to a wide range of soft tissue lesions that share an underlying histopathologic pattern of fibrous tissue proliferation. They can occur in a variety of anatomic sites (e.g. musculoskeletal, abdominopelvic, breast, etc.) and also vary in their behavior, ranging from indolent/benign lesions to malignant/metastatic. See article soft tissue tumors (classification) - WHO 2002 for a full list. 

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: fibromatosis colli
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  • Case 2
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  • Case 3: desmoid tumor
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