Infantile Myofibroma, Myofibromatosis

Congenital Fibromatosis: Solitary, Multiple, Generalized
  • Mario Campanacci


These tumors, which are probably hamartomas, are characterized as follows: 1) occurrence at birth or during the first years of life (rarely in adults); 2) peculiar histological features; 3) the localization. As for localization, there is a solitary, a multiple, and a generalized type. Although rare, this lesion is the most common fibrous tumor in infancy.


Soft Tissue Tumor Congenital Neoplasm Infantile Myofibromatosis Frequent Mitotic Figure Plump Spindle Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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