Infantile Digital Fibromatosis Treatment & Management

Updated: Apr 11, 2019
  • Author: Monique Gupta Kumar, MD, MPhil; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
  • Print
Treatment

Medical Care

Because of the benign nature of infantile digital fibromatosis, frequent recurrence after surgery, and tendency toward spontaneous resolution, [7, 8, 9] observation is suggested. [10]

Next:

Surgical Care

Of infantile digital fibromatosis lesions, 60-90% are reported to recur with local excision, and surgery is recommended only if there is functional impairment. [11] Mohs micrographic surgery using smooth muscle actin or trichrome stains has been successful in a few cases that required surgery. [12]  Cryotherapy has also been used successfully. [13]

Previous