fibromatosis


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fibromatosis

[¦fī·brō·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
The occurrence of multiple fibromas.
Localized proliferation of fibroblasts without apparent cause.
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Aggressive fibromatosis presents as a painless mass, creating vascular and neurologic signs of pressure.
Tissue of desmoid-type fibromatosis was used as a positive control for vimentin and [sz]-catenin, while tissues of leiomyoma, extrapleural solitary fibrous tumor, and giant cell tumor, respectively, were used as a positive control for SMA, CD34, and CD68.
Infantile fibromatosis of the nose and paranasal sinuses: Report of a rare case and brief review of the literature.
Fibromatosis is characterized by a localized infiltrating mass that contains fibroblasts and collagen (1).
Subcutanous Pseudosarcomatous Fibromatosis (fasciitis).
Histological differential diagnosis includes spindle cell carcinoma (negative for myoepithelial marker), fibromatosis (positive for beta-catenin) and myofibroblastic lesion (no dominant nodule and keratin negative).
Originally from Trefor on the Llyn Peninsula but now living in Pwllheli, Mr Dafydd received a course of radiotherapy treatment for aggressive fibromatosis - a rare condition marked by the presence of desmoid tumours - on his chest last autumn.
Last autumn 2015, Guto was admitted to hospital for a course of radiotherapy treatment for aggressive fibromatosis - benign fibrous growths that occur rarely in the general population - on the chest.
Literaturde, reaktif fibromatosis, elastik dejenerasyon, vaskuler yetmezlik sonucu dejenerasyon gibi gorusler ileri surulmustur.
A check-up two years later revealed a golf ball-sized lump in the scar tissue from the operation - a very rare kind of cancerous tumour called desmoid fibromatosis.
EGISTs are mesenchymal tumors that include smooth muscle tumors, fibromatosis, and neural tumors and commonly occur in the omentum, mesentery, and retroperitoneum; however, primary prostatic EGISTs are relatively rare.
2) Primary histopathologic differential diagnostic considerations include angiofibroma, fibrous histiocytoma, spindle cell carcinoma, spindle cell melanoma, fibromatosis, fibrosarcoma and fibroosseous lesion such as ossifying fibroma.