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What is a fibroma?

What is a fibroma?

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 not cancerous. Fibroadenomas are firm glandular-type benign tumors of the breast, for example. Fibroma is a pretty general term, like "mole.". ...Read more

Dr. Scott Methven
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Fibroma (Definition)

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 like a scar. Histopathologically, they are predominantly composed of a ...Read more


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Are oral fibromas always benign?

Are oral fibromas always benign?

Yes: Fibromas are always benign. If you have a growth have your dentist evaluate it just to be sure! Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What's a plantar fibroma?

See below: It is an accumulation of dense tissue usually found on the plantar fascia. ...Read more

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Does getting a fibroma removed with a laser hurt badly?

Does getting a fibroma removed with a laser hurt badly?

No: Using a diode 532 laser to treat an angiofibroma of the nose will produce a transient sting. Most patients do not require an anesthetic and the cosmetic results are excellent. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to get a biopsy on a nonossifying fibroma?

No: A nof has a radiographically typical appaerance and is always benign and thus does not need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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What causes fibromas on the inner cheek?

Chronic irritation: Oral fibromas usually form as a result of chronic irritation, such as: a rough tooth rubbing against gum or cheek; and chronic irritation caused by dentures or other dental appliances. It is simply a mass of connective tissue, which is similar to scar tissue, and consists of collagen. They are benign and not contagious. When they interfere with daily functioning, then should be removed. ...Read more

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What is neruo fibroma tosiis?

What is neruo fibroma tosiis?

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 acoustic neuromas / schwannomas, pheochromocytomas, and a variety of others depending on the allele and locus. ...Read more

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What exacrtly is fibroma molle?

What exacrtly is fibroma molle?

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 are otherwise harmless and may disappear post partum. When bothersome, dermatologists can easily remove them. Areas where you can find them: eyelids, neck, armpits, groin, between skin folds. ...Read more

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What is nonossifying fibroma? What causes it?

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 dysfunctional ossification
Other terms used for such lesions when defined and biopsied are metaphyseal fibrous defect,
non osteogenic fibroma and cortical desmoid ...Read more

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What can I take to help with nero fibroma tosis?

Neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromatosis type 1 and 2 are conditions caused by genetic reasons. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can take for these conditions. Treatment is only symptomatic, meaning if you had a tumor affecting your vision you can get a surgery and if you had seizures you can take anti-seizure medications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fibroma?

What is the definition or description of: fibroma?

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 like a scar. Histopathologically, they are predominantly composed of a cell known as fibroblasts. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of having abdominalsoft fibromas?

Probably lipomas: They are soft collections of fatty tissue, very common, benign, and idiopathic. ...Read more

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Neuro fibroma: stop having non veg can help in reducing of further spread?

Neuro fibroma: stop having non veg can help in reducing of further spread?

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 neurofibromatosis. ...Read more

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What can be done about nero fibroma and sed rate?

Not sure: You mean nuero fibroma, is that located in the feet?
If so is a local problem that could be injected or surgically removed. ...Read more

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Treatment for multiple neuro fibroma. Suffering since 10 years.

None: Except for treatment of symptoms. It is something you are born with and affects your nerve causing tumors. When they cause other symptoms those other symptoms can be treated. ...Read more

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Do you know any way to cure/ease a fibroma of the tendon sheath?

Can try applying: Topical verapamil (transdermal). If this does not help excision is always a possibility. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of any way to cure/ease a "fibroma of the tendon sheath"?

Often by excision: Fibroma of tendon sheath is benign presenting as a small subcutaneous nodule slowly increasing in size. It may be seen in a multinodular growth pattern, composed of bland, spindle-shaped cells (myofibroblasts) in a dense, fibrous matrix. It nearly always arises in the distal portion of an extremity While benign, recurrence appears in up to 40% of case. Excision used to relieve symptoms but may be difficult due to adherence to tendon. ...Read more

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What the treatment options for plantar fibroma?

What the treatment options for plantar fibroma?

Plantar fibroma: Treatment ranges from conservative to surgical. Conservative treatment consists of orthotics that accommodate the mass, use of topical verapamil, or injection therapy. Surgical excision can be performed but fibromas can recur. There are some studies supporting radiation therapy as well for very invasive and recalcitrant cases. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for plantar fibroma?

Plantar fibroma: Treatment ranges from conservative to surgical. Conservative treatment consists of orthotics that accommodate the mass, use of topical verapamil, or injection therapy. Surgical excision can be performed but fibromas can recur. There are some studies supporting radiation therapy as well for very invasive and recalcitrant cases. ...Read more

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Is potaba effective for plantar fibromas?

Is potaba effective for plantar fibromas?

Haven't heard of it: Potaba is potassium para-aminobenzoate, and has been used for scleroderma, for dupuytren's contractures, and for peyronie's disease of the penis. Potaba is believed to block the formation of abnormal fibrous tissue, but it is hard to find exact results about how well it works in the 3 preceding conditions. Unable to find any research / information on it's effectiveness for a plantar fibroma. ...Read more

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How to prevent not spread neuro fibroma on face. Any solution in homeopathy?

How to prevent not spread neuro fibroma on face. Any solution in homeopathy?

Homeopathy: This would call for collaborative care. One of my homeopathic teachers in mumbai, dr. Rajan sankaran, always insists on a firm allopathic diagnosis and consults with such colleagues regularly. If you had your case thoroughly explored by a competent homeopathic physician, there may well be a homeopathic remedy that helps you on all levels. See http://www. Theothersong. Com/clinic. Html. ...Read more

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Had an oral fibroma removed today. Was given penicillin to prevent infection. Can I go without it?

Had an oral fibroma removed today. Was given penicillin to prevent infection. Can I go without it?

This is like asking: If it is OK to drive without your seat belt on. You can do it but the consequences are potentially disastrous. It would be best to follow your health care provider's instructions and recommendations to the letter including taking any medications that were prescribed. After all, how many times have you removed oral fibromas and instructed patients in the best post op care? ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ossifying fibroma, total resection surgery or conservative surgery?

Depends: This is a benign tumor. The size and location dictate the surgical approach. If these tumors get large enough and/ or start to impinge on vital structures, the surgery should be complete removal. I am not sure what you mean by conservative, and more info is needed for your situation to give you a more definitive answer. ...Read more