J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2019 Apr 13;17(4):393-397. Epub 2019 Mar 13.
Department of Dermatology and Allergy Biederstein, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.
Fibromatoses are a group of benign connective tissue tumors characterized by the infiltrative, aggressive proliferation of well-differentiated fibroblasts, leading to frequent local recurrence. Within this heterogeneous disease group, superficial fibromatoses show slower growth and more benign infiltration of surrounding tissues than deep fibromatoses. Superficial fibromatoses relevant to dermatology include palmar, plantar, and penile fibromatosis, knuckle pads, pachydermodactyly and infantile digital fibromatosis. Read More