Recurrent calcifying aponeurotic fibroma of the thumb: Case report

Jennifer L. Giuffre, Rudy Kovachevich, Allen T. Bishop, Alexander Y. Shin

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We present an unusual case report of an aggressive, recurrent calcifying aponeurotic fibroma of the thumb in an adult man with invasion into the distal and proximal phalanges, the skin, the radial and ulnar neurovascular bundles, and the tendons, treated with amputation and an immediate toe-to-thumb transfer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-115
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2011


  • Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma
  • recurrence
  • thumb

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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