recurring digital fibroma of childhood


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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.

re·cur·ring dig·i·tal fi·bro·ma of child·hood

(rē-kŭr'ing dij'i-tăl fī-brō'mă chīld'hud)
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 2-3 years; composed of spindle cells containing cytoplasmic inclusions believed to be derived from myofibrils.