aponeurotic fibroma

ap·o·neu·rot·ic fi·bro·ma

a calcifying recurrent nonmetastasizing but infiltrating fibroma seen most frequently on the palms of young people as a small firm nodule not attached to the overlying skin.

aponeurotic fibroma

a recurrent benign tumor seen mainly in persons under 20 years of age, most often on the hand, occurring as a firm, fixed nodule composed of fibroblastic tissue with finely stippled calcifications, not attached to the overlying skin and infiltrating into surrounding soft tissue. Also called juvenile aponeurotic fibroma.

ap·o·neu·rot·ic fi·bro·ma

(ap'ō-nūr-ot'ik fī-brō'mă)
A calcifying recurrent nonmetastasizing but infiltrating fibroma seen most frequently on the palms of young people as a small firm nodule not attached to the overlying skin.
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It differs from other fibrous conditions such as fibromatosis, juvenile aponeurotic fibroma, subepidermal nodular fibrosis, and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.
The principal clinical differential diagnosis are extraskeletal mesenchimal chondrosarcoma, giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath with foci of cartilaginous metaplasia, calcifying aponeurotic fibroma, synovial chondromatosis, and nodular chondrometaplasia.
There has been a case reported of intratendinous aponeurotic fibroma within the substance of the flexor pollicus longus by Moskovich.
4,5) Associations with this tumor have been reported in the past, such as hemangiomas and juvenile aponeurotic fibromas.