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AGGRESSIVE FIBROMATOSIS: WHAT IS AGGRESSIVE FIBROMATOSIS?

Read about aggressive fibromatosis medical facts: what is the definition of aggressive fibromatosis, what are the signs and symptoms, subtypes, terminology, and related aggressive fibromatosis diseases.

Definition: What is "Aggressive fibromatosis"?

AGGRESSIVE FIBROMATOSIS

Aggressive fibromatosis is an unusual type of tumor that is locally persistent but not malevolent or malignant. Patient's symptoms will depend on the precise location & size of the tumor & also whether it reduces adjacent structures.

Symptoms & Signs

The list below shows the known symptoms of Aggressive fibromatosis: Firm mass Compression of adjacent structures

Subtypes

The list below shows the known subtypes of Aggressive fibromatosis: juvenile fibromatosis fibromatosis colli infantile/immature digital fibromatosis infantile/immature myofibromatosis ipofibromatosis fibromatosis hyalinica multiplex plantar fibromatosis penile fibromatosis (Peyronie's disease) palmar fibromatosis (Dupuytren's contracture).

Terminology

Other names of Aggressive fibromatosis are as follows: Musculoaponeurotic fibromatosis - Refers to the propencity of these tumors to be adjoining to & sensitive deep skeletal muscle. Desmoid tumor - An outdated term which particularly refers to the incidence of the tumors in the abdominal wall of a pregnant woman. Fibromatosis is a unusual entity comparing it to neurofibromatosis.

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