Collagenous Fibroma (Desmoplastic Fibroblastoma) of the Neck Presenting with Neurological Symptoms

@inproceedings{Fong2009CollagenousF,
  title={Collagenous Fibroma (Desmoplastic Fibroblastoma) of the Neck Presenting with Neurological Symptoms},
  author={Farina Fong and E. W. Odell and Ricard Simo},
  booktitle={Head and neck pathology},
  year={2009}
}
Collagenous fibromas are rare fibrous soft tissue tumours that usually arise in subcutaneous tissue or skeletal muscle at a variety of anatomical sites. These lesions commonly present as painless, slow-growing mobile masses. We describe a unique case of a 41-year-old woman presenting with a posterior neck swelling and longstanding history of severe ongoing pain in the right scapular region, shoulder and neck, weakness of the palmar grip and limited right lateral neck flexion and rotation. A… CONTINUE READING

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