Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis (JHF) is a rare bone dysplasia, characterized by papulo-nodular skin lesions (especially around the head and neck), soft tissue. Soft tissue. Fibroblastic / myofibroblastic tumors. Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis. Author: Lauren N. Stuart M.D., M.B.A.. Editor: Jerad M. Gardner. Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis is a very rare, autosomal recessive disease due to mutations in capillary morphogenesis protein-2 (CMG-2 gene). It occurs from.

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Detailed information Professionals Summary information Greekpdf Polskipdf Clinical genetics review English The condition was probably first described by Nezelof et al. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. These patients may show intractable diarrhea and increased susceptibility to infection.

Two of the other patients also had severe failure to thrive, diarrhea, joint contractures followed by skin lesions, and gingival hyperplasia. A case report follow-up after 3 years and a review of the literature. Kitano reported an affected boy who was born of consanguineous parents, suggesting autosomal recessive inheritance. This website is intended for pathologists and laboratory personnel, who understand that medical information is imperfect and must be interpreted using reasonable medical judgment.

He died at age 4 years of cardiac arrest. Murray and Whitfield and Robinson reported 3 affected sibs whose unaffected parents were first cousins. Murray-Puretic-Drescher syndrome Puretic syndrome Prevalence: Views Read Edit View history. Systematisierte Hyalinose in Zusammenhang mit Epidermolysis bullosa polydystrophica und hyalinosis cutis et mucosae.

The lesions were first noticed when the child was 6 months old and, since then, the nodules gradually increased in size. Jyaline brother developed numerous skin lesions all over the body, including some that coalesced to form jufenile in the neck and gluteal regions.



Some individuals present in infancy and have additional visceral or systemic involvement, which can lead fibbromatosis early death. Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis in siblings. Radiographs showed osteopenia or osteolysis, and skin biopsy showed excessive hyaline deposition.

The parents of 1 of the children were consanguineous. Received Nov; Accepted Jan. They usually present with fleshy, papular lesions, joint contractures, gingival hyperplasia, and persistent diarrhea.

Juvenile fibromatosis of the scalp in siblings.

Large ulcerated nodules on back. Divergent expressions of the same genetic defect? But, there was recurrence at the same site. Large nodules on the hands and feet coincided with underlying articular cartilage. The authors concluded that their findings supported the hypothesis of autosomal recessive inheritance of this condition. Related articles Capillary morphogenesis gene 2 mutations hyaline fibromatosis syndrome infantile systemic hyalinosis juvenile hyaline fibromatosis.

Anemia, hypogammaglobulinemia, hypoalbuminemia, electrolyte imbalance. Landing and Nadorra suggested that this infantile systemic disorder was distinct from juvenile systemic hyalinosis, which they considered to be the same as juvenile hyaline fibromatosis. Other patients have later onset of a milder disorder fibromatosiz only the face and digits. Some of the lesions had ulcerated. The authors emphasized that adequate healthcare in the newborn period is critical for survival.

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Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis JHF is a rare bone dysplasia, characterized by papulo-nodular skin lesions especially around the head and necksoft tissue masses, gingival hypertrophy, joint contractures, and osteolytic bone lesions in variable degrees. These authors described the disorder as molluscum fibrosum.


For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. We report a 5-year-old female born of first-degree consanguineous marriage who presented with multiple, recurrent, painless, variable-sized nodules.

Quintal D, Hyalihe R. Morphologic, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study of three siblings.

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Sign up for our Email Newsletters. A unique form of mesenchymal dysplasia. Hematological and biochemical investigations were within normal limits. Landing and Nadorra suggested autosomal recessive inheritance of infantile systemic hyalinosis since 2 sisters were affected.

Electron microscopic studies showed increased amorphous mucoid or hyaline material in the skin, with a striking perivascular deposition suggestive of an intravascular origin.

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Fine mapping of this region in these families and in 3 additional affected families Keser et al. With the gene for the disease being mapped recently, techniques or antenatal diagnosis are likely to be established.

The fibromattosis appear as pearly papules or fleshy nodules. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine.

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