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

[Fibromatosis colli or congenital torticollis: diagnosis and management about two cases].
 

Author(s): Mazamaesso Tchaou, Plaodezina Essobozou Pegbessou, Lantam Sonhaye, Patricia Yékpé Ahouanssou, Abdoulatif Amadou, Beresa Kolou, Lidi Bessi Kama, Nouhou Mahamadou Garba, Lama Kegdigoma Agoda Koussema, Koffi N'dakéna

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Last Updated: 2 Feb 2016

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Desmoid tumor of lung with pleural involvement - the case of unique location of aggressive fibromatosis.
 

Author(s): Tomasz Tokarek, Joanna Szpor, Juliusz Pankowski, Krzysztof Okoń

Journal: Folia Med Cracov. 2015 ;55(1):53-9.

 

Desmoid tumors (DTs) are rare mesenchymal neoplasms with unpredictable natural history. There is a high risk of recurrence despite adequate surgical resection, however DTs do not have the capacity to metastasize. The estimated incidence in general population is 2-4 cases/million/year. ...

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2016

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Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis of the Thorax: CT, MRI, and FDG PET Characteristics in a Large Series From a Tertiary Referral Center.
 

Author(s): Hai Xu, Hyun Jung Koo, Soyeoun Lim, Jae Wook Lee, Han Na Lee, Dong Kwan Kim, Joon Seon Song, Mi Young Kim

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Sep;94(38):e1547.

 

The purpose of this study was to describe the radiologic findings of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, and ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxy glucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) in desmoid-type fibromatosis of the thorax. We retrospectively evaluated 47 consecutive ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

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The terms "Fibromatosis" returned 24 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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