• What is believed to be the first reported case of congenital generalized fibromatosis in an African infant is described. Features in our patient, which were not noted in previous reports of the disease, include gingival hypertrophy, ankylosis of joints, skeletal hyperostosis, and lymphatic dilation of the ileal villi. Corticosteroid therapy was tried in the patient, but did not produce any beneficial effect.
(Am J Dis Child 130:1215-1217, 1976).
Familusi JB, Nottidge VA, Antia AU, Attah EB. Congenital Generalized Fibromatosis: An African Case With Gingival Hypertrophy and Other Unusual Features. Am J Dis Child. 1976;130(11):1215–1217. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1976.02120120049007
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