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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.
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fibroma

(faɪˈbrəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) a benign tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue
fibromatous adj
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibroma - nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
fibroid, fibroid tumor - benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)
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Translations

fibroma

[faɪˈbrəʊmə] nfibroma m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fi·bro·ma

n. fibroma, tumor benigno compuesto de tejido fibroso.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fibroma

n fibroma m
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References in periodicals archive ?
Group VI includes other connective-tissue tumours such as desmoplastic fibroma, lipoma, and benign fibrous histiocytoma.
During the surgery procedure, multiple fragments of both soft and hard tissues were removed; the fragments were sent to the pathology department with a diagnosis of a presumption of recurrent desmoplastic fibroma.
The S-100 protein is important for histological differential diagnosis of the desmoplastic fibroma, well-differentiated fibrosarcoma, fibrous dysplasia, and nonossifying fibroma.
Pathologic examination revealed squamous cell carcinoma in seven patients, ameloblastoma in three, and desmoplastic fibroma in one.
INTRODUCTION: Only 14 examples of desmoplastic fibroma are recorded in Mayo clinic files [1].
On small biopsy, desmoplastic fibroma may be included in the differential diagnosis if the collagenized spindle stroma is predominant.
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.
Other diagnoses included 2 cases (7.1%) of median palatine cyst and 1 case each (3.6%) 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 0.06% of all bone tumors and 0.3% of all benign bone tumors.
The radiographic differential diagnosis included odontogenic myxoma, desmoplastic fibroma, and myofibromatosis.