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fi·bro·ma

 (fī-brō′mə)
n. pl. fi·bro·mas or fi·bro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign, usually enclosed neoplasm composed primarily of fibrous tissue.

fi·brom′a·tous (-brŏm′ə-təs, -brō′mə-) adj.

fibroma

(faɪˈbrəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) a benign tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue
fibromatous adj

fi•bro•ma

(faɪˈbroʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor consisting essentially of fibrous tissue.
[1840–50]
fi•brom•a•tous (faɪˈbrɒm ə təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibroma - nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
fibroid, fibroid tumor - benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)
Translations

fibroma

[faɪˈbrəʊmə] nfibroma m

fi·bro·ma

n. fibroma, tumor benigno compuesto de tejido fibroso.

fibroma

n fibroma m
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INTRODUCTION: Only 14 examples of desmoplastic fibroma are recorded in Mayo clinic files [1].
DISCUSSION: Jaffe was the first to describe desmoplastic fibroma in 1958 and distinguish it from fibrosarcoma.
On small biopsy, desmoplastic fibroma may be included in the differential diagnosis if the collagenized spindle stroma is predominant.
E, A spindle cell stroma-predominant area with dense collagen deposition can sometimes be seen at the periphery of the tumor, simulating desmoplastic fibroma.
With symptoms persisting the patient underwent exploration of the area under general anaesthesia and histopathology (which had previously been negative) now revealed desmoplastic fibroma.
Chanel Carter, who once dreamed of becoming a dancer, was diagnosed with a rare benign tumour, Desmoplastic Fibroma, at the age of 12.
6%) of leiomyoma, desmoplastic fibroma (figure 3), osteoma, and myoepithelioma.
Background: Desmoplastic fibroma of bone is a rare intraosseous benign but locally aggressive tumor of connective tissue origin.
Desmoplastic fibroma is a very rare bone tumor with a reported incidence of 0.
The radiographic differential diagnosis included odontogenic myxoma, desmoplastic fibroma, and myofibromatosis.