Updated: 6/22/2021

Calcifying Aponeurotic Fibroma

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    • Calcifying Aponeurotic Fibromas are benign fibrogenic masses that usually present as a painless mass in the hands and feet in children and young adults. 
    • Diagnosis is made with a biopsy showing fibrous tissue with central region of calcification and cartilage formation
    • Treatment is generally observation as the lesion often resolves with maturity
  • Presentation
    • Symptoms
      • painless slow growing mass in hands and feet
  • Evaluation
    • Radiographs
      • show a faint mass with stippling
  • Histology
    • Characteristic findings
      • fibrous tissue with central region of calcification and cartilage formation
  • Treatment
    • Nonoperative
      • observation
        • lesion often resolves with maturity
    • Operative
      • local excision
        • recurrence in up to 50%

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