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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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We present the case of a 36-year-old woman diagnosed with plantar fibromatosis affecting her left instep in 1987, age 15 years old.
A year later (1990) the scar became increasingly tender and another wide local excision (dissecting out 2 plantar nerves, the posterior tibial artery and tendon to flexor hallucis longus) was done; histology showed plantar fibromatosis with involved margins.
Histology demonstrated recurrent plantar fibromatosis only.
Plantar fibromatosis is nodular fibrous proliferation of the plantar fascia.