Fibrous hamartoma of infancy
Fibrous hamartoma of infancy is a rapidly growing, painless, ill-defined subcutaneous or intradermal nodule that is generally solitary and less than 5 cm in size, though, rarely, multiple lesions occur synchronously.:993
By 1999, there were 12 reported cases.
The majority of patients are less than 2 years old, with 25% of cases being congenital. Possible locations include the trunk and limbs; usually the upper arm or shoulder. Local excision is the treatment of choice, but it may recur locally.
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