Calcifying Aponeurotic Fibroma

Calcifying Aponeurotic Fibroma

Elizabeth A. Montgomery, MD

Hematoxylin & eosin shows a classic pediatric calcifying aponeurotic fibroma. There are rounded to spindled cells around islands of poorly delineated matrix, which is focally calcified image.

Hematoxylin & eosin shows a higher magnification view. A few giant cells can been seen image.



  • Keasbey tumor

  • Juvenile aponeurotic fibroma

  • Calcifying fibroma


  • Lesion consisting of spindled fibroblasts, epithelioid mesenchymal cells, and chondroid foci ± mineralization

    • Typically arises in hands and feet of children

Jul 9, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Calcifying Aponeurotic Fibroma
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