Musculoskeletal fibromatoses

Musculoskeletal fibromatoses represent a wide spectrum of fibroblastic and myofibroblastic neoplasms with similar pathologic appearances and variable clinical behaviour. 


They are benign fibrous tissue proliferations characterised by infiltrative growth and a tendency for local recurrence without metastasis 4.


These lesions can be variably categorised by location (superficial or deep) or by the age group predominantly affected. One method is as

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rID: 17236
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Musculoskeletal fibromatosis

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