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juvenile hyalin fibromatosis

 

Definition: a rare recessively inherited deforming disorder of head, neck, and generalized cutaneous nodules or tumors in children with normal mentality; the lesions consist of fibroblasts separated by an eosinophilic hyalin stroma composed mostly of glycosaminoglycans.

Synonym(s): systemic hyalinosis

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