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Elastofibroma
Catherine C. Roberts, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Elastofibroma dorsi
          • Definitions

            • Benign fibroelastic tumor-like lesion primarily arising between scapula and chest wall

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Nuclear Medicine Findings

              • Imaging Recommendations

                • Radiographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    • MR Findings

                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Fang N et al: Characteristics of elastofibroma dorsi on PET/CT imaging with <sup>18</sup>F-FDG. Clin Imaging. ePub, 2015
                                        2. Kakudo N et al: Elastofibroma dorsi: a case report with an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies. Med Mol Morphol. ePub, 2015
                                        3. Clinckemaillie G et al: Bilateral elastofibroma dorsi: typical CT and MRI features. JBR-BTR. 97(1):45, 2014
                                        4. Tambasco D et al: Elastofibroma: management and surgical outcome. Ann Ital Chir. 85(ePub), 2014
                                        5. Weiss SW et al: Benign fibroblastic/myofibroblastic proliferations. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 207-12, 2008
                                        6. Kransdorf MJ et al: Benign fibrous and fibrohistiocytic tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.196-203, 2006
                                        7. Hashimoto H et al: Elastofibroma. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organisation Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press. 56-7, 2002
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Pathology

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Elastofibroma dorsi
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Benign fibroelastic tumor-like lesion primarily arising between scapula and chest wall

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                                      • Radiographic Findings

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Fang N et al: Characteristics of elastofibroma dorsi on PET/CT imaging with <sup>18</sup>F-FDG. Clin Imaging. ePub, 2015
                                                                              2. Kakudo N et al: Elastofibroma dorsi: a case report with an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies. Med Mol Morphol. ePub, 2015
                                                                              3. Clinckemaillie G et al: Bilateral elastofibroma dorsi: typical CT and MRI features. JBR-BTR. 97(1):45, 2014
                                                                              4. Tambasco D et al: Elastofibroma: management and surgical outcome. Ann Ital Chir. 85(ePub), 2014
                                                                              5. Weiss SW et al: Benign fibroblastic/myofibroblastic proliferations. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 207-12, 2008
                                                                              6. Kransdorf MJ et al: Benign fibrous and fibrohistiocytic tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.196-203, 2006
                                                                              7. Hashimoto H et al: Elastofibroma. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organisation Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press. 56-7, 2002