What are lesions of fibrous or elastic tissue?

Updated: Oct 07, 2019
  • Author: Guy J Petruzzelli, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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The next set of localized abnormalities includes lesions that can emulate tumors. These benign lesions arise from either elastic tissue or dermal collagen. Often appearing to develop from the fascia, with extension into dermal and subcutaneous fat, these benign fibrotic nodules must be distinguished from fibrosarcomas.


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