elastofibroma

elastofibroma

 [e-las″to-fi-bro´mah]
a tumor consisting of both elastin and fibrous elements.
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e·las·to·fi·bro·ma

(ē-las'tō-fī-brō'mă),
A nonencapsulated slow-growing mass of poorly cellular, collagenous, fibrous tissue and elastic tissue; occurs usually in subscapular adipose tissue of old persons.
[G. elastos, beaten, + L. fibra, -oma tumor]
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elastofibroma

A rare, benign, slow-growing connective-tissue tumour that is most common in the subscapular area of elderly women (female:male ratio, 12.5:1).
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e·las·to·fi·bro·ma

(ĕ-las'tō-fī-brō'mă)
A nonencapsulated slow-growing mass of poorly cellular, collagenous, fibrous and elastic tissue; occurs usually in subscapular adipose tissue of old people.
[G. elastos, beaten, + L. fibra, -oma tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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A chest CT scan without intravenous contrast was then performed, demonstrating bilateral soft tissue masses characteristic of elastofibroma dorsi.
Elastofibroma dorsi is a benign slow growing connective tissue pseudotumor first described by Jarvi and Saxen in 1961.
Elastofibroma is an ill-defined fibroelastic tumor-like condition that affects the neck and upper shoulders.
Most elastofibromas are detected as slowly growing, deeply seated, firm masses between the shoulder blades and lower posterior neck.
(38) Elastofibroma is a benign tumor composed of elastic fibers and fibrous tissue that has a typical yellow or sometimes gray color.
These microscopic findings were found to be similar to extraabdominal fibromatosis, elastofibroma dorsi or radiotherapy-induced changes.
Elastofibroma dorsi (ED), ilk kez patoloji uzmanlari olan Jarvi ve Saxen tarafindan tanimlanmistir.
(2) It is called elastofibroma dorsi when it occurs in the periscapular region.
Hobbs et al (31) found that most cases (10 of 13; 77%) of elastosis or elastofibroma occurred in the colon.
The histologic picture corresponds to sheets of hypocellular dense collagen, with interspersed mature fat, small vessels, and entrapped nerve fibers; since it is not composed of fibrocartilage, it resembles more of a fibrolipoma, lipomatosis, scar, or elastofibroma.
[sup][3] Primary soft tissue neoplasms of the chest wall include peripheral nerve tumors, lipomas, liposarcomas, hemangiomas, elastofibromas, lymphomas, desmoid tumors, and malignant fibrous histiocytomas.
(4) Other benign primary cardiac tumors include lipomas, fibromas and elastofibromas. (4)