Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma

What is Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma?

A rare, superficial fibromatosis characterized by non-malignant, locally invading, fibrosing tumour of differentiated fibroblasts, slowly growing subcutaneously, occurring predominantly distally on the extremities, especially the hands and feet. Histologic examination shows a multinodular pattern with large areas of calcification and fibrosis, and the presence of elongated spindle cells with hyperchromatic plump vesicular nuclei interspersed within fine bands of collagen.

Other condition names

  • Juvenile aponeurotic fibromatosis
  • Keasby tumor
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