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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
A fibrous tumor : Oma means tumor (could be cancerous or benign) and fibr relates to fibrous or firm, scar-like collagenous growths. Fibromas are usually firm and are n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Neurofibromatosis: This is a pair of genetic diseases that make a person much more vulnerable to a variety of different tumors, most famously neurofibromas, but also aco ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Skin tag: Fibroma molle (soft) as opposed to fibroma durum (hard) refers to benign skin tags often with a stalk (polypoid). They are common during pregnancy and ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Methven
19 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: Fibromas are always benign. If you have a growth have your dentist evaluate it just to be sure! Hope this helps!
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Benign bone lesion: •Non-ossifying Fibroma (NOF) is a benign fibrogenic lesion arising in bone. It is the most common benign bone tumor in childhood and is related to d ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromatosis type 1 and 2 are conditions caused by genetic reasons. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can take for these conditions. Treatment ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience in Dermatology
Fibrous tumor: Fibroma is a term used to denote a benign growth composed of fibrous cells. They are often firm or hard in consistency and can have an appearance lik ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably lipomas: They are soft collections of fatty tissue, very common, benign, and idiopathic.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
No evidence: Aside from the benefits of healthy diet, exercise and vitamins there’s no evidence that diet affects the growth of neurofibromas or the progression of ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nasfat Shehadeh
28 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Benign tumor : Papilloma: benign tumor of the epithelial lining fibroma: benign tumor of connective tissue or fibrous tissue.

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