Acquired digital fibrokeratoma: A case report and review of the literature

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Su Li, Xin Li, Fu-lun Li, Bin Li

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Acquired digital fibrokeratoma (ADFK) has typical characteristics and occurs most frequently on the fingers. The size of the tumor is usually less than 1 cm in diameter. We report a case of a typical ADFK, along with a review of the literature. A 76-year-old man presented with a two-year history of a slow-growing keratotic tumor on the edge aspect of his right hand ring finger. A literature search was conducted to identify published case reports of ADFK. Data on patient demographics, size and location of the lump, treatment, and follow-up were collected from each case report. This case is of interest because of the rarity of ADFK. Additionally, we have emphasized the importance of ruling out other causes of abnormal growths and considering fibrokeratoma during differential diagnoses.


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Acquired digital fibrokeratoma; case; review of the literature

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