Collagenous fibroma

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Collagenous fibroma
Desmoplastic fibroblastoma -nodular mass on the distal phalanx of the right index finger
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Collagenous fibroma (also known as "desmoplastic fibroblastoma") is a slow-growing, deep-set, benign fibrous tumor, usually located in the deep subcutis, fascia, aponeurosis, or skeletal muscle of the extremities, limb girdles, or head and neck regions.[1]: 605  The World Health Organization, 2020, reclassified desmoplastic fibroblastoma/collagenous figromo as a specific benign tumor type within the broad category of fibroblastic and myofibroblastic tumors.[2]

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  1. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Sbaraglia M, Bellan E, Dei Tos AP (April 2021). "The 2020 WHO Classification of Soft Tissue Tumours: news and perspectives". Pathologica. 113 (2): 70–84. doi:10.32074/1591-951X-213. PMC 8167394. PMID 33179614.