Pan Afr Med J 2017 18;27:47. Epub 2017 May 18.
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Bapuji Dental College and Hospital MCC B Block, Davangere, Karnataka, India.
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Indian J Dent Res 2012 May-Jun;23(3):435
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rishiraj College of Dental Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Fibromatosis are proliferations of highly differentiated fibrous tissue. The deep or musculoaponeurotic types of fibromatosis are known as desmoid tumors, aggressive fibromatosis, or desmoid-type fibrosarcoma. It is commonly seen as abdominal tumors; the occurrence of these tumors in maxillofacial region is a rare entity. Read More
Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2015 1;8(1):948-53. Epub 2015 Jan 1.
Department of Pathology, Hainan Province Nongken Sanya Hospital 146 Jiefang 4th Road, Sanya 572000, Hainan Province, China.
Aggressive fibromatosis is a rare soft tissue tumor that composes of myofibroblasts that arise from musculoaponeurotic structures. It usually affects the abdominal wall but may be also found in other less common sites including the head and neck, submucosa of the oral cavity, spinal, haunch and limbs, especially, the limbs and sacrococcygeal region are rare locations. We described two cases of aggressive fibromatosis. Read More
Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2005 Jul;48(3):379-80
Department of Pathology, KIMS, Karad, Maharashtra.
Infantile fibromatosis represents the childhood counter part of musculoaponeurotic fibromatosis & arises as a solitary mass in skeletal muscle, adjacent fascia, aponeurosis or periosteum. The lesion is extremely rare. Microscopically it exists in two forms diffuse (mesenchymal) & desmoid. Read More
Am J Clin Pathol 2016 Mar 13;145(3):332-40. Epub 2016 Feb 13.
From the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Objectives: Desmoid-type fibromatosis is a locally aggressive neoplasm composed of long sweeping fascicles of bland fibroblasts/myofibroblasts. Tumors with classic features are easy to identify, but the morphologic spectrum of this entity spans beyond the conventional histologic pattern. Since sampling of an unrecognized histologic variant may lead to misdiagnosis, especially on small needle biopsy specimens, we sought to fully characterize the morphologic spectrum of this entity. Read More