Aggressive fibromatosis from infancy to adolescence.

  title={Aggressive fibromatosis from infancy to adolescence.},
  author={David Adam Spiegel and John Paul Dormans and James S. Meyer and Bruce P. Himelstein and Sanjeev Mathur and Naoki Asada and Richard B. Womer},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={19 6},
Aggressive fibromatosis is a rare fibroproliferative disorder with a variable biologic potential that is locally morbid but does not metastasize. Eighteen patients with extraabdominal fibromatosis were treated with a multidisciplinary approach over a 27-year period. Our observations, coupled with a review of the literature, suggest that conservative surgery with the goal of a wide margin coupled with adjuvant therapies may result in adequate control of disease from infancy to adolescence… CONTINUE READING

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