Benign fibrous histioma

  

Also called dermal dendrocytoma, fibrous dermatofibroma, dermatofibroma, fibrous histiocytoma, fibroma simplex, nodular subepiderrmal fibrosis, sclerosing hemangioma. These are all benign skin growth. They are hard solitary slow growing papules, which may be pedunculated or elevated. They occur in many parts of the body but most often in the legs and arms and are found more in female than males with a ratio 4.1.and age range of 20-45 years. They are all composed of disordered collagen  laid down by fibroblasts.


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