fibrous hamartoma of infancy

fi·brous ham·ar·to·ma of in·fan·cy

a tumor appearing usually in the upper arm or shoulder in the first 2 years of life and consists of cellular fibrous tissue infiltrating the subcutis.

fibrous hamartoma of infancy

A tumour-like lesion seen in axillary or inguinal regions of infants and young children, more commonly in boys. It is usually solitary; does not regress, but rarely recurs.
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Fibrous hamartoma of infancy: an Italian multi-institutional experience.
This single case of suspicious malignant transformation was later diagnosed as fibrous hamartoma of infancy, an entity separate from MHCW [12].
It was interpreted as fibrous hamartoma of infancy with benign features.
Fibrous hamartoma of infancy was first described by Reye in 1954 and later coined its current name 'fibrous hamartoma of infancy' by Enzinger in 1965.
Subdermal fibrous hamartoma of infancy: pathology of 40 cases and differential diagnosis.
Other cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions that are considered in the differential diagnosis include leiomyoma, hemangiopericytoma, fibrous hamartoma of infancy, cutaneous inflammatory pseudotumor, desmoid tumor, nodular fasciitis, plexiform fibrohistioeytic tumor, neurofibroma, and dermatomyofibroma.
A case of fibrous hamartoma of infancy and a review of the Japanese literature [in Japanese].