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Neoplasia

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All are malignant tumors, except (AIIMS May 2012)



A Chloroma
B Fibromatosis

C Askin’s tumor
D Liposarcoma

Ans. B Fibromatosis: (Ref: Robbins 7th/770, 783-4, Harrison 16th/633)

Fibromatosis are a group of fibroblastic proliferations. Though they are locally aggressive, they do not metastasize.

Fibromatosis

Superficial Fibromatosis

Deep Fibromatosis

- Palmar fibromatosis (Dupuytren contracture)

- Plantar fibromatosis

- Penile fibromatosis (Peyronie's disease)

- Also called desmoids tumors

- Greater tendency to recur

- Grow in a locally aggressive manner

- Arise isolated or as component of Gardner syndrome

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