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Dr. Scott Methven
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Fibroma (Overview)

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.


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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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Dr. Scott Methven
113 doctors shared insights

Fibroma (Overview)

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.


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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

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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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Are there any exercises to reduce or prevent plantar fibromas? I have one on my instep, and I just got a cortisone shot in it.

Are there any exercises to reduce or prevent plantar fibromas? I have one on my instep, and I just got a cortisone shot in it.

Not really: Plantar fibromatosis is hereditary. You can try good supportive shoes and custom foot orthotics to lessen plantar facial strain. Unfortunately, cortisone injections and ultrasound therapy only manage the masses. In severe cases, they can be surgically removed, but it isn't a pleasant surgery. ...Read more

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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

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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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Are oral fibromas always benign?

Are oral fibromas always benign?

Yes: Fibroma 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 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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Whats 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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