Fibroma

Fibroids are benign growths of the connective tissue. Fibroma has the appearance of the site is rounded or oval, well separated from the surrounding tissue. There are solid fibroids, which is dominated by a fibrous structure, and soft, with a predominance of cellular elements (fibroblasts).
The tumor can occur at any age, but equally common in men and women. Localization fibroids varied: skin, subcutaneous and intramuscular cellulose, mediastinum, retroperitoneal space, internal organs (uterus, gastrointestinal tract and other). Clinical manifestations depend on the tumor location. Fibroids grow slowly, can reach large sizes. The treatment is surgical removal of the tumor, the prognosis is more favorable. Sometimes relapses. Malignant transformation is rarely observed.

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Fig. 1. Hard fibroma subcutaneous tissue. Fig. 2. Soft fibroma skin. Fig. 3. Uterine fibroids.