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Rare, benign, myofibroblastically differentiated tumour on fingers or toes in infants and small children, with a tendency to infiltrative growth. Very rare in adults.
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Congenital (approx. 30% of cases), occurring shortly after birth or in the first months of life, or more rarely acquired later.
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Dorsal or lateral side of fingers or toes (except thumbs and big toes)
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Fuzzily defined, moderately cell-rich tumor parenchyma arranged in vertebrae and fascicles, whose spindle cells are partially oriented perpendicular to the epidermis. The tumor cells have a poorly delimited, moderately eosinophilic cytoplasm with eosinophilic inclusion bodies. They react positively with desmin and alpha-smooth muscular actin.
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LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Hügel et al (1995) Fibromatoses and other fibroblastically/myofibroblastically differentiated connective tissue tumors from the dermatologist's point of view. Z Hautkr 70: 717-724
- Kanwar AJ et al (2002) Congenital infantile digital fibromatosis. Pediatric Dermatol 19: 370-371
- Kawaguchi M et al (1998) A case of infantile digital fibromatosis with spontaneous regression. J Dermatol 25: 523-526
- Reye RDK (1965) Recurring digital fibrous tumor of childhood. Arch pathogen 80: 228-231
- Sarma DP, Hoffmann EO (1980) Infantile digital fibroma-like tumour in an adult. Arch Dermatol 116: 578-579
Incoming links (13)Desmoid fibromatosis; Digital fibroma, recurrent; Digital fibromatosis, recurrent childhood; Digital fibrous swellings in children; Fibroma, acquired (reactive) digital; Fibroma infantile digital; Inclusion body fibromatosis; Juvenile aponeurotic fibroma; Keloid fibromatosis; Lipofibromatosis; ... Show all
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