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calcifying aponeurotic fibroma

Wednesday 18 January 2006


- disseminated adult-type fibrosarcoma (3760506)

Differential diagnosis

- in infants and children

  • infantile myofibromatosis
  • juvenile desmoid fibromatosis

- in adults

  • palmar fibromatosis/plantar fibromatosis
  • soft part chondroma
  • malignant spindle cell tumors
    • monophasic fibrous-type fibrosarcoma


- Fetsch JF, Miettinen M. Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma: a clinicopathologic study of 22 cases arising in uncommon sites. Hum Pathol. 1998 Dec;29(12):1504-10. PMID: 9865839

- Sharma R, Punia RS, Sharma A, Marwah N. Juvenile (calcifying) aponeurotic fibroma of the neck. Pediatr Surg Int. 1998 Apr;13(4):295-6. PMID: 9553195