Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma

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Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma

Synonyms: Juvenile aponeurotic fibromatosis | Keasby tumor

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.

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