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dermatofibroma

 [der″mah-to-fi-bro´mah]
fibrous tumorlike nodule of the skin, usually on the extremities and especially the legs. Its etiology is not known, but it ismost likely a neoplastic disorder. Although it is benign, itching and pain can be a source of severe discomfort.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

der·ma·to·fi·bro·ma

 (der'mă'tō-fī-brō'mă),
slowly growing benign skin nodule consisting of poorly demarcated cellular fibrous tissue enclosing collapsedcapillaries, with scattered hemosiderin-pigmented and lipid macrophages. The following terms are considered by someto be synonymous with, and by others to be varieties of, dermatofibroma: sclerosing hemangioma (2), fibroushistiocytoma, nodular subepidermal fibrosis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dermatofibroma

[dur′mətōfībrō′mə] pl. dermatofibromas, dermatofibromata
Etymology: Gk, derma + L, fibra, fiber, oma, tumor
cutaneous nodule that is painless, round, firm, gray or red, elevated, and commonly found on the extremities. Notreatment is required. Also called fibrous histiocytoma.
Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 9th edition. © 2009, Elsevier.

benign fibrous histiocytoma

 A benign tumour composed of primitive mesenchymal cells(macrophages or histiocytes) seen in the skin and soft tissues of the legs of young to middle-aged patients, more commonlywomen, usually in relation to skeletal muscle.
 
Management
Excision.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

der·ma·to·fi·bro·ma

 (dĕr'mă-tō-fī-brō'mă)
slowly growing benign skin nodule consisting of poorly demarcated cellular fibrous tissue enclosing collapsedcapillaries, with scattered hemosiderin-pigmented and lipid macrophages. The following terms are considered by someto be synonymous with, and by others to be varieties of, dermatofibroma: sclerosing hemangioma, fibroushistiocytoma, nodular subepidermal fibrosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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dermatofibroma

 (der?ma-to-fi-bro'ma) [? + L. fibra, fiber, +Gr. oma, tumor]Dermatofibroma | definition of dermatofibroma by Medical dictionary: " dermatofibroma
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dermatofibroma [der″mah-to-fi-bro´mah]
a fibrous tumorlike nodule of the skin, usually on the extremities and especially the legs. Its etiology is not known, but it is most likely a neoplastic disorder. Although it is benign, itching and pain can be a source of severe discomfort.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
der·ma·to·fi·bro·ma (der'mă'tō-fī-brō'mă),
A slowly growing benign skin nodule consisting of poorly demarcated cellular fibrous tissue enclosing collapsed capillaries, with scattered hemosiderin-pigmented and lipid macrophages. The following terms are considered by some to be synonymous with, and by others to be varieties of, dermatofibroma: sclerosing hemangioma (2), fibrous histiocytoma, nodular subepidermal fibrosis.
Synonym(s): fibrous histiocytoma, sclerosing hemangioma (2)
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
dermatofibroma
[dur′mətōfībrō′mə] pl. dermatofibromas, dermatofibromata
Etymology: Gk, derma + L, fibra, fiber, oma, tumor
a cutaneous nodule that is painless, round, firm, gray or red, elevated, and commonly found on the extremities. No treatment is required. Also called fibrous histiocytoma.
Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 9th edition. © 2009, Elsevier.
benign fibrous histiocytoma A benign tumour composed of primitive mesenchymal cells (macrophages or histiocytes) seen in the skin and soft tissues of the legs of young to middle-aged patients, more commonly women, usually in relation to skeletal muscle.
 
Management
Excision.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
der·ma·to·fi·bro·ma (dĕr'mă-tō-fī-brō'mă)
A slowly growing benign skin nodule consisting of poorly demarcated cellular fibrous tissue enclosing collapsed capillaries, with scattered hemosiderin-pigmented and lipid macrophages. The following terms are considered by some to be synonymous with, and by others to be varieties of, dermatofibroma: sclerosing hemangioma, fibrous histiocytoma, nodular subepidermal fibrosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

DERMATOFIBROMA

DERMATOFIBROMA
dermatofibroma (der?ma-to-fi-bro'ma) [? + L. fibra, fiber, + Gr. oma, tumor]"



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