Fibromatosis

Common Name(s)

Fibromatosis

Fibromatosis refers to a group of conditions characterized by overgrowths of skin and connective tissue called fibromas. These fibromas are usually benign (non-cancerous). Fibromatosis can be classified by a person's age or by the location of the fibromas. The cause of fibromatosis is often unknown, and treatment depends on the individual disease.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Fibromatosis" returned 211 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sonography used in the infantile desmoid fibromatosis of postcricoid area: A case report.
 

Author(s): Chunxia Xia, Qiang Zhu, Changli Yue, Minxia Hu, Pingdong Li, Zheng Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(44):e8500.

 

Infantile desmoid fibromatosis of the postcricoid area is a rare disease and is characterized by a proliferation of fibrous tissue with non-metastasis, local infiltration, and a high rate of recurrence after surgical resection. Currently, ultrasound is scarcely used in the hypopharynx ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2017

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Aggressive fibromatosis of the oral cavity in a 5 year old boy: a rare case report.
 

Author(s): Keerthi Krishnankutty Nair, Kanad Chaudhuri, Ashok Lingappa, Ranjani Shetty, Pramod Gujjar Vittobarao

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Fibrous tissue proliferations express a wide spectrum of histologic and morphologic variation in both infants and adults. This ranges from hypertrophic scar formation at one end to malignant fibrosarcoma at the other end of the spectrum. Aggressive fibromatosis is an intermediate ...

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2017

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Duodenum-derived fibromatosis that invaded the muscular layer of intestinal wall: A rare case report.
 

Author(s): Jiannan Li, Hanxiang Le, Wei Chai, Yan Zhou, Lifang Jin, Tongjun Liu, Kai Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Aug;96(31):e7684.

 

Intraabdominal fibromatosis is a rare benign tumor that often affects the mesentery or retroperitoneum, and can infiltrate adjacent organs. However, it is rare for fibromatosis to arise from the small intestinal wall.

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2017

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The terms "Fibromatosis" returned 25 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The etiopathogenesis of uterine fibromatosis.
 

Author(s): L Manta, N Suciu, O Toader, R M Purcărea, A Constantin, F Popa

Journal: J Med Life. ;9(1):39-45.

 

Uterine fibroids or uterine leiomyomas are the most common benign tumors of the uterus among women of fertile age, while the etiology is still incompletely elucidated. The occurrence and development of the fibromatosis may be related to certain risk factors and genic mechanisms, although ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016

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Desmoid-type fibromatosis of the head and neck in children: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Hidetaka Miyashita, Seiji Asoda, Tomoya Soma, Kanako Munakata, Masaki Yazawa, Taneaki Nakagawa, Hiromasa Kawana

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Desmoid-type fibromatosis is defined as an intermediate tumor that rarely occurs in the head and neck of children. There is no doubt as to the value of complete surgical excision for desmoid-type fibromatosis. However, in pediatric patients, surgeons may often be concerned about making ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2016

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Gingival fibromatosis: clinical, molecular and therapeutic issues.
 

Author(s): Katarzyna Gawron, Katarzyna Łazarz-Bartyzel, Jan Potempa, Maria Chomyszyn-Gajewska

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Gingival fibromatosis is a rare and heterogeneous group of disorders that develop as slowly progressive, local or diffuse enlargements within marginal and attached gingiva or interdental papilla. In severe cases, the excess tissue may cover the crowns of the teeth, thus causing functional, ...

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

National Clinical-biological Prospective Cohort of Incident Cases of Aggressive Fibromatosis (ALTITUDES)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Aggressive Fibromatosis

 

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2017

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Peripheral Primitive Fibromatosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripheral Primitive Fibromatosis

 

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2016

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Last Updated: 5 Apr 2017

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