Thus a tumor formed after the type of fibrous tissue is a fibroma.
It is a suitable method for the removal of papilloma, fibroma, and bleeding polypus of the septum.
fibroma may originate in the periosteum or in the lining membrane of the maxillary sinus.
The skin—especially the skin of the buttock—is one of the favourite seats of fibroma, and it may occur in a multiple form.
Various forms of fibroma are met with in the mamma and are described with diseases of that organ.
New growths include the fibroma, the myxoma, the myeloma or giant-celled tumour, and various forms of sarcoma.
In fact, the clinical differentiation between myoma and fibroma is almost impossible.
It is a voluminous connective-tissue formation known by the name of "fibroma diffusum."
In these conditions, a malignant transformation of the fibroma into sarcoma is to be suspected.
The non-malignant forms—osteoma, chondroma, and fibroma—are rare.
fibroma fi·bro·ma (fī-brō'mə)
n. pl. fi·bro·mas or fi·bro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign neoplasm composed of fibrous connective tissue.