congenital generalized fibromatosis


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con·gen·i·tal gen·er·al·ized fi·bro·ma·to·sis

[MIM*228550]
multiple subcutaneous and visceral fibrous tumors present at birth; a rare disorder often fatal in the first week of life, although sometimes undergoing spontaneous remission; probable autosomal recessive inheritance.

congenital generalized fibromatosis

the presence of small, hard, round fibromas of the subcutaneous and muscle tissues, the viscera, and the osseous systems, usually at birth. Visceral involvement may cause symptoms such as intestinal obstruction, diarrhea, and respiratory disturbances. Death is usually during the first few months of life. Also called infantile fibromatosis.
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