Korean J Radiol.  2008 Feb;9(1):91-93. 10.3348/kjr.2008.9.1.91.

Calcifying Aponeurotic Fibroma with Osseous Involvement of the Finger: a Case Report with Radiologic and US Findings

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Asan Foundation, GangNeung Asan Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Gangneung, Korea. sjchoi@gnah.co.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Asan Foundation, GangNeung Asan Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Gangneung, Korea.

Abstract

Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma is a rare soft tissue tumor that occurs in the distal extremities of children and adolescents. We report ultrasound and X-ray findings of a calcifying aponeurotic fibroma in the finger of a 36-year-old woman, associated with distal phalangeal bone involvement.

Keyword

Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma; Soft tissue tumor; Ultrasound (US)

MeSH Terms

Adult
Bone Neoplasms/*radiography/surgery/*ultrasonography
Calcinosis/*radiography/surgery/*ultrasonography
Female
Fibroma/*radiography/surgery/*ultrasonography
*Fingers
Humans
Soft Tissue Neoplasms/*radiography/surgery/*ultrasonography
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
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