Advertisement

Infantile Myofibroma, Myofibromatosis

Congenital Fibromatosis: Solitary, Multiple, Generalized
  • Mario Campanacci

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Soft Tissue Tumor Congenital Neoplasm Infantile Myofibromatosis Frequent Mitotic Figure Plump Spindle Cell 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1954.
    Stout A.P.: Juvenile fibromatoses. Cancer, 7, 953–978.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 1958.
    Shnitka T.K., Asp D.M., Horner R.H.: Congenital generalized fibromatosis. Cancer, 11, 627–639.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 1961.
    Bartlett R.C., Otis R.D., Laakso A.O.: Multiple congenital neoplasms of soft tissues. Report of four cases in one family. Cancer, 14, 913–924.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 1973.
    Baer J.W., Radkowski M.A.: Congenital multiple fibromatosis. A case report with review of the world literature. Am. J. Roentgenol., 118, 200–205.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 1977.
    Kindblom L.G., Termen G., Save-Soderbergh J., Angervall L.: Congenital solitary fibromatosis of soft tissues, a variant of congenital generalized fibromatosis. Two cases reports. Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand., 85-A, 640–648.Google Scholar
  6. 1981.
    Chung E.B., Enzinger F.M.: Infantile myofibromatosis. A review of 59 cases with localized and generalized involvement. Cancer, 48, 1807–1818.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 1981.
    Liew S.H., Haynes M.: Localized form of congenital generalized fibromatosis. A report of three cases with myofibroblasts. Pathology, 13, 257–266.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 1982.
    Brill P.W., Yandow D.R., Langer L.O., Breed A.L., Laxova R., Gilbert E.F.: Congenital generalized fibromatosis. Case report and literature review. Pediatr. Radiol., 12, 269–278.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 1982.
    Modi N.: Congenital generalized fibromatosis. Arch. Dis. Child., 57, 881–882.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 1982.
    Walts A.E., Asch M., Raj C.: Solitary lesion of congenital fibromatosis. Am. J. Surg. Pathol., 6, 255–260.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 1983.
    Dimmick J.E., Wood W.S.: Congenital multiple fibromatosis. Am. J. Dermatopathol., 5, 289–295.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 1984.
    Jennings T.A., Duray P.H., Collins F.S., Sabetta J., Enzinger F.M.: Infantile myofibromatosis. Evidence for an autosomal-dominant disorder. Am. J. Surg. Pathol., 8, 529–538.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 1984.
    Spraker M.K., Stack C., Esterly N.B.: Congenital generalized fibromatosis: a review of the literature and report of a case associated with porencephaly, hemiatrophy, and cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol., 10, 365–371.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 1985.
    Altemani A.M., Amstalden E.I., Martins-Filho J.M.: Congenital generalized fibromatosis causing spinal cord compression. Hum. Pathol., 16, 1063–1065.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 1991.
    Bolano L.E., Yngve D.A., Altshuler G.: Solitary fibromatosis of bone. A rare variant of congenital generalized fibromatosis. Clin. Orthop., 263, 238–241.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  16. 1991.
    Coffin C.M., Dehner L.P.: Fibroblastic-myoblastic tumors in children and adolescents: a clinicopathologic study of 108 examples in 103 patients. Pediatr. Pathol., 11, 569–588.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 1991.
    Inwards C.Y., Unni K.K., Beabout J.N., Shives T.C.: Solitary congenital fibromatosis (Infantile Myofibromatosis) of bone. Am. J. Surg. Pathol., 15, 935–941.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 1992.
    Bracko M., Cindro L., Golouh R.: Familial occurrence of infantile myofibromatosis. Cancer, 69, 1294–1299.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 1993.
    Beham A., Badve S., Suster S., Fletcher C.D.: Solitary myofibroma in adults: clinicopathological analysis of a series. Histopathology, 22, 335–341.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 1993.
    Hasegawa T., Hirose T., Seki K., Hizawa K., Okada J., Nakanishi H.: Solitary infantile myofibromatosis of bone. An immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study. Am. J. Surg. Pathol., 17, 308–313.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 1994.
    Rutigliano M.J., Pollack I.F., Ahdab-Barmada M., Pang D., Albright A. L.: Intracranial infantile myofibromatosis. J. Neurosurg., 81, 539–543.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 1994.
    Mentzel T., Calonje E., Nascimento A.G., Fletcher C.D.: Infantile hemangiopericytoma versus infantile myofibromatosis. Study of a series suggesting a continuous spectrum of infantile myofibroblastic lesions. Am. J. Surg. Pathol., 18, 922–930.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 1995.
    Variend S., Bax N. M., Van Gorp J.: Are infantile myofibromatosis, congenital fibrosarcoma and congenital hemangiopericytoma histogenetically related? Histopathology, 26, 57–62.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

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

Personalised recommendations