Fibroma

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fibroma

[fī′brō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor composed primarily of fibrous connective tissue. Also known as fibroid tumor.

Fibroma

 

a mature benign tumor of connective tissue, which can occur in any part of the body. Fibromas may be diffuse or encapsulated, depending on the nature of their growth. Fibroblasts are the source of fibromas, hence their other name, fibroblastomas. The symptoms and the course of a fibroma depend on the site and the rate of growth. Malignant degeneration sometimes occurs. Fibromas are treated surgically.

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Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is a slowly growing, benign bone tumor that is exceedingly rare within the temporal bone.
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The differential diagnosis includes an eurysmal bone cysts, chondroblastoma, chondromyxoid fibroma, giant cell reparative granuloma, nonossifying fibroma, Langerhans' cell histiocytosis, synovial sarcoma, and high-grade central osteosarcoma.