infantile digital fibromatosis
re·cur·ring dig·i·tal fi·bro·ma of child·hood
multiple fibrous flesh-colored nodules on the extensor aspect of the terminal phalanges of adjacent digits of infants and young children that often recur after attempted excision, do not metastasize, and may spontaneously regress in 2 to 3 years; composed of spindle cells containing cytoplasmic inclusions believed to be derived from myofibrils.
Synonym(s): infantile digital fibromatosis
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infantile digital fibromatosisKissing tumor A tumor of infants of the terminal phalanges of the fingers and toes, which measures < 2 cm Prognosis Benign, although 60% recur locally
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