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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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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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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 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'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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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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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 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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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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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 fibroma in the mouth the same as cancer?

Is fibroma in the mouth the same as cancer?

No: A mouth fibroma may be a benign growth that is firm and non-cancerous, and could even be one type called a "bite fibroma" caused by repeated (inadvertent) damage to the inner cheek by biting the mucosa while chewing. You can also get mouth fibromas from chewing your lip or running the same spot over a chipped tooth, for example. Fibroma is not a cancer, but a non-biopsied growth could be! ...Read more

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I have an unltsound on the left side of my stomach the doctor said I have fibroma. Is that something I should be concered?

I have an unltsound on the left side of my stomach the doctor said I have fibroma. Is that something I should be concered?

Depends: Depends on if you are with symptoms, how many fibroids, the size, and your age. Please discuss with a Gynecologist for treatment options, if any as many fibroids are just left alone. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Does cryosurgery work for a plantor fibroma on the arch of the foot?

Cryosurgery: If you mean minimally invasive cryosurgery such as used for neuromas recently, then no. Plantar fibromas are usually removed by traditional open surgery as they are usually quite firm and cannot be ablated by cold. Good luck! ...Read more