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

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Fibromatosis" returned 198 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gingival Fibromatosis with Significant De Novo Formation of Fibrotic Tissue and a High Rate of Recurrence.
 

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

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BACKGROUND Hereditary gingival fibromatosis is characterized by slowly progressive enlargement of the gingiva that can present as an isolated condition or present as part of various syndromes. CASE REPORT An 11-year-old female reported with a gingival lesion that caused masticatory ...

Last Updated: 14 Sep 2016

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Incidental Finding and Management of Mesenteric Fibromatosis.
 

Author(s): Gregory Nicolas, Tony Kfoury, Rasha Shimlati, Maroon Tohme, Raja Wakim

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Mesenteric fibromatosis, also known as mesenteric desmoids, is part of the clinical-pathologic spectrum of deep fibromatosis, which encompasses a group of benign fibro-proliferative processes that are locally aggressive and have the capacity to infiltrate or recur without metastasis.

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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Hyaline Fibromatosis Syndrome: A Novel Mutation and Recurrent Founder Mutation in the CMG2/ANTXR2 Gene.
 

Author(s): Leila Youssefian, Hassan Vahidnezhad, Yahya Aghighi, Vahid Ziaee, Sirous Zeinali, Maryam Abiri, Jouni Uitto

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2017 Jan;96(7):108-109.

 

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Last Updated: 13 May 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Fibromatosis" returned 23 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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[Rare benign breast tumors including Abrikossoff tumor (granular cell tumor), erosive adenomatosis of the nipple, cytosteatonecrosis, fibromatosis (desmoid tumor), galactocele, hamartoma, hemangioma, lipoma, juvenile papillomatosis, pseudoangiomatous hyperplasia, and syringomatous adenoma: Guidelines for clinical practice].
 

Author(s): G Canlorbe, S Bendifallah

Journal: J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2015 Dec;44(10):1030-48.

 

To provide guidelines for clinical practice from the French College of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians (CNGOF), based on the best evidence available, concerning rare benign breast tumors: Abrikossoff (granular cell tumor), erosive adenomatosis of the nipple, cytosteatonecrosis, fibromatosis ...

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2015

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[Desmoid fibromatosis of the breast: a case report on and a review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Sarah Amourak, Fatimazahra Fdili Alaoui, Sofia Jayi, Hikmat Chaara, Moulay Abdelilah Melhouf

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Last Updated: 22 Oct 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: 16 Aug 2016

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Peripheral Primitive Fibromatosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripheral Primitive Fibromatosis

 

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2016

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Tailored Beta-catenin Mutational Approach in Extra-abdominal Sporadic Desmoids Tumor Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Desmoid-type Fibromatosis

 

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2015

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