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Related to fibrous xanthoma: fibrous cortical defect, fibroxanthoma
A fibrohistiocytic neoplasm.
fibroxanthoma/fi·bro·xan·tho·ma/ (fi″bro-zan-tho´mah) a type of xanthoma containing fibromatous elements, sometimes described as synonymous with or a subtype of either benign or malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) a small cutaneous nodular neoplasm usually occurring on sun-exposed areas of the face and neck; sometimes described as related to or a subtype of either benign or malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
benign fibrous histiocytomaA benign tumour composed of primitive mesenchymal cells (macrophages or histiocytes) seen in the skin and soft tissues of the legs of young to middle-aged patients, more commonly women, usually in relation to skeletal muscle.
a xanthoma with a significant accumulation of fibrous elements.