Fibroma simplex

Clinical manifestation

Slowly enlarging, single or multiple, fleshy, pink or reddish, pedunculated papules with a broad base; occur exclusively on the trunk, particularly over the lumbosacral

Differential diagnosis

Seborrheic keratosis; acrochordon; nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn; melanocytic nevus; amelanotic melanoma; neurofibroma

Therapy

Destruction by electrodesiccation and curettage; elliptical excision

References

Stern JB, Haupt HM, Smith RR (1994) Fibroepi-thelioma of Pinkus. Eccrine duct spread of basal cell carcinoma. American Journal of Dermatopathology i6(6):585-587

► Dermatofibroma

Fibromatosis

Synonym(s)

None

Definition

Benign fibrous tissue proliferation, intermediate in biological behavior between benign fibroma and fibrosarcoma

References

Fisher C (1996) Fibromatosis and fibrosarcoma in infancy and childhood. European Journal of Cancer 32A(i2):2094-2i00

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