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.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Keasbey tumor


  • Juvenile aponeurotic fibroma


  • Calcifying fibroma


Definitions



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



    • Typically arises in hands and feet of children


CLINICAL ISSUES


Epidemiology

Jul 9, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Calcifying Aponeurotic Fibroma
Premium Wordpress Themes by UFO Themes
%d bloggers like this: