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 146 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Subsequent intra-abdominal fibromatosis mimicking recurrent gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
 

Author(s): Dongxian Jiang, Deming He, Yingyong Hou, Weiqi Lu, Yuan Shi, Qin Hu, Shaohua Lu, Chen Xu, Yalan Liu, Ju Liu, Yunshan Tan, Xiongzeng Zhu

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Intra-abdominal fibromatosis (IAF) commonly develops in patients who had abdominal surgery. In rare instances, it occurs subsequent to gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). This special situation has clinical significance in imatinib era. About 1000 patients with GIST in our institution ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2013

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Results of a phase II pilot study of moderate dose radiotherapy for inoperable desmoid-type fibromatosis--an EORTC STBSG and ROG study (EORTC 62991-22998).
 

Author(s): R B Keus, R A Nout, J-Y Blay, J M de Jong, I Hennig, F Saran, J T Hartmann, M P Sunyach, S J Gwyther, M Ouali, A Kirkpatrick, P M Poortmans, P C W Hogendoorn, W T A van der Graaf

Journal: Ann. Oncol.. 2013 Oct;24(10):2672-6.

 

To determine the activity of radiotherapy in patients with inoperable desmoid-type fibromatosis (DF) a multicenter prospective phase II trial was carried out.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2013

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A rare case of isolated idiopathic gingival fibromatosis.
 

Author(s): Ashish Saini, Meghna Singh, Saimbi C Singh

Journal: Indian J Dent Res. ;24(1):139-41.

 

Idiopathic gingival fibromatosis (IGF) is a rare condition. It is genetically heterogeneous and is usually part of a syndrome or, rarely, an isolated disorder. This study presents a rare case of 13 year old boy who was diagnosed with isolated IGF. This diagnosis has been based on ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2013

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The terms "Fibromatosis" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Desmoid type fibromatosis in the facet joint of lumbar spine: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): So Jung Kim, Doo Hoe Ha, Sang Min Lee, Haeyoun Kang

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;14(5):818-22.

 

Desmoid type fibromatosis is a benign fibroblastic tumor arising from the fascia or musculoaponeurosis. It may occur in various locations, but most commonly in the shoulder girdle and neck; to our knowledge, there has been no reported case originating from a facet joint of the spine. ...

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2013

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Gingival fibromatosis with multiple unusual findings: report of a rare case.
 

Author(s): Long He, Fei-Yun Ping

Journal: Int J Oral Sci. 2012 Dec;4(4):221-5.

 

Gingival fibromatosis is a rare disease, especially its syndromic form. Here, we review the literatures on gingival fibromatosis and briefly summarize some characters on clinical, etiological, genetic and histopathological aspects. We also present a rare case of gingival fibromatosis ...

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2013

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Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis: a case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Sandra LĂșcia Ribeiro, Erilane L Guedes, Valeria Botan, Alessandra Barbosa, Ernani J Freitas

Journal: Acta Reumatol Port. ;34(1):128-33.

 

Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis (JHF) is a rare disease with autosomal recessive inheritance that occurs mainly in childhood and is characterized by the deposition of amorphous hyaline material in the skin and other organs. There are approximately 70 cases reported in the literature. ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2009

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Peripheral Primitive Fibromatosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Peripheral Primitive Fibromatosis

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2013

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Prospective Trial Comparing the Performance Profiles of Two Non-Cross-Linked Porcine Dermal Matrices in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Hernia, Ventral; Intestinal Fistula; Fibromatosis, Abdominal

 

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

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Sorafenib Tosylate in Treating Patients With Desmoid Tumors or Aggressive Fibromatosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Desmoid Tumor

 

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2014

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