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Plantar Fibromatosis Wheeless

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Description: - refers to multiple fibrous benign tumors which are locally aggressive; - these are more aggresive than solitary fibroma; - these lesions often develope in the proximal limbs or the trunk; - in abdomen, the tumor is called a desmoid tumors; - in the foot, plantar fibromatosis is common; - although generally superficial, tumors are locally invasive, frequently involving adjacent neurovascular structures;

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Added: Tue Mar 27 2007