Close
New

Medscape is available in 5 Language Editions – Choose your Edition here.

 

Infantile Digital Fibromatosis Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Monique Gupta Kumar, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
 
Updated: Jul 18, 2016
 
 
 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Monique Gupta Kumar, MD MPhil, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine

Monique Gupta Kumar, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, International Society of Dermatology, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

Susan Joy Bayliss, MD Director of Pediatric Dermatology, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, St Louis Children's Hospital; Professor, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine

Susan Joy Bayliss, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Investigative Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L Foster School of Medicine

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Van Perry, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Van Perry, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Dirk M Elston, MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Dirk M Elston, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Additional Contributors

Jean Paul Ortonne, MD Chair, Department of Dermatology, Professor, Hospital L'Archet, Nice University, France

Jean Paul Ortonne, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgements

Theresa Schroeder Devere, MD Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Residency Director, Oregon Health Sciences University

Theresa Schroeder Devere, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Dermatology, and Phi Beta Kappa

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

References
  1. Reye RD. Recrring Digital Fibrous tumors of childhood. Arch Pathol. 1965 Sep. 80:228-31. [Medline].

  2. Laskin WB, Miettinen M, Fetsch JF. Infantile digital fibroma/fibromatosis: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 69 tumors from 57 patients with long-term follow-up. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Jan. 33(1):1-13. [Medline].

  3. Taylor HO, Gellis SE, Schmidt BA, Upton J, Rogers GF. Infantile digital fibromatosis. Ann Plast Surg. 2008 Oct. 61(4):472-6. [Medline].

  4. Kaya A, Yuca SA, Karaman K, Erten R, Dogan M, Bektas MS, et al. Infantile digital fibromatosis (inclusion body fibromatosis) observed in a baby without finger involvement. Indian J Dermatol. 2013 Mar. 58(2):160. [Medline]. [Full Text].

  5. Choi KC, Hashimoto K, Setoyama M, Kagetsu N, Tronnier M, Sturman S. Infantile digital fibromatosis. Immunohistochemical and immunoelectron microscopic studies. J Cutan Pathol. 1990 Aug. 17(4):225-32. [Medline].

  6. Ishii N, Matsui K, Ichiyama S, et al. A case of infantile digital fibromatosis showing spontaneous regression. Br J Dermatol. 1989 Jul. 121(1):129-33. [Medline].

  7. Kawaguchi M, Mitsuhashi Y, Hozumi Y, Kondo S. A case of infantile digital fibromatosis with spontaneous regression. J Dermatol. 1998 Aug. 25(8):523-6. [Medline].

  8. Niamba P, Leaute-Labreze C, Boralevi F, et al. Further documentation of spontaneous regression of infantile digital fibromatosis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2007 May-Jun. 24(3):280-4. [Medline].

  9. Azam SH, Nicholas JL. Recurring infantile digital fibromatosis: report of two cases. J Pediatr Surg. 1995 Jan. 30(1):89-90. [Medline].

  10. Spingardi O, Zoccolan A, Venturino E. Infantile digital fibromatosis: our experience and long-term results. Chir Main. 2011 Feb. 30(1):62-5. [Medline].

  11. Albertini JG, Welsch MJ, Conger LA, Libow LF, Elston DM. Infantile digital fibroma treated with mohs micrographic surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2002 Oct. 28(10):959-61. [Medline].

  12. Oh CK, Son HS, Kwon YW, Jang HS, Kwon KS. Intralesional fluorouracil injection in infantile digital fibromatosis. Arch Dermatol. 2005 May. 141(5):549-50. [Medline].

  13. Holmes WJ, Mishra A, McArthur P. Intra-lesional steroid for the management of symptomatic Infantile Digital Fibromatosis. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 May. 64(5):632-7. [Medline].

Previous
Next
 
Dermal tumor with interlacing spindle-shaped cells and collagen bundles. Perinuclear eosinophilic inclusion bodies are not visible at this magnification.
Firm, nontender, erythematous nodule on the fifth finger of a 17-month-old boy.
A dermal nodule extending into the subcutaneous fat.
 
 
 
All material on this website is protected by copyright, Copyright © 1994-2016 by WebMD LLC. This website also contains material copyrighted by 3rd parties.