fibromatosis colli

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Related to fibromatosis colli: torticollis

fi·bro·ma·to·sis col·'li

a fibrous mass in the midportion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle; the mass may be a hematoma resulting from a birth injury and may cause torticollis.


(fi?bro-ma-to'sis) [L. fibra, fiber, + Gr. oma, tumor, + osis, condition]
The simultaneous development of many fibromata.

fibromatosis colli

Congenital muscular torticollis.

gingival fibromatosis

An inherited condition marked by hypertrophy of the gums before the eruption of the teeth. Hypertrichosis is usually present.

palmar fibromatosis

Dupuytren's contracture.
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Fibromatosis colli or sternocleidomastoid tumor of infancy occurs in neonates.
Most solid neck masses in children are benign, including fibromatosis colli, inflammatory adenopathy, hemangioma of infancy, neurofibroma, and benign teratoma.