Nodular Fasciitis

Synonyms: proliferative fasciitis, infiltrative fasciitis, pseudosarcomatous fasciitis, pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis
  • Mario Campanacci
  • Franco Bertoni
  • Patrizia Bacchini


It is a nodular neoformation of a probably hyperplastic nature, which because of its rapid growth, cellularity and presence of mitotic figures, may be mistaken for a malignant neoplasm.


Hyaluronic Acid Desmoid Tumor Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Fibrous Histiocytoma Myositis Ossificans 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Franco Bertoni
    • 5
    • 6
  • Patrizia Bacchini
    • 5
  1. 1.Pathological Anatomy and Histology and Clinical OrthopaedicsUniversity of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.1st Orthopaedic ClinicRizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Graduate School of OrthopaedicsUSA
  4. 4.Tumor CentreRizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  5. 5.Department of Pathological AnatomyM. Malpighi HospitalBolognaItaly
  6. 6.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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