Dermatofibroma: A common type of benign skin tumor that is small, slow-growing, typically firm, red-to-brown and most often on the legs. Also called a fibrous histiocytoma. They can grow up to about 1 cm (less than a half inch) in diameter. A dermatofibroma consists of a proliferation of scar-like tissue within the deeper layers of the skin (dermis).
The cause of dermatofibromas is unknown. They are usually single but sometimes may be multiple. Simple excision is curative.
Dermatofibroma is a common cutaneous nodule of unknown etiology that occurs more often in women.
A dermatofibroma is a round, brownish to red-purple growth commonly found on the legs.It is also called a histiocytoma. Dermatofibromas feel like hard lumps under the skin.
Dermatofibroma: Condition information and pictures for adults - Overview. Dermatofibromas, or histiocytomas, are common non-cancerous (benign) skin growths. They are firm ...
A dermatofibroma is a round, brownish to purple growth commonly found on the legs and arms. Dermatofibromas contain scar tissue and feel like hard lumps in the skin.
Dermatofibroma (histiocytoma). Authoritative facts about the skin from the New Zealand Dermatological Society.