Fibrous Tissue

Definition of Fibrous Tissue:

The tissue that forms tendons and ligaments.

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Bone Cancer

...the condition
“...Most bone cancers are called sarcomas, cancers that develop predominantly from bone, cartilage, muscle, fibrous tissue, fatty tissue, or nerve tissue...”

Cirrhosis of the Liver

...the condition
“...Cirrhosis is the end stage of chronic liver disease in which much of the functional liver tissue has been replaced by fibrous tissue, and eventually leads to liver failure...”
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...the condition
“...Most often, the tenth rib is the source of pain because, unlike ribs one through seven which attach to the sternum, the eighth, ninth and tenth ribs are attached at the back to each other by loose, fibrous tissue.  This provides increased mobility, but a greater susceptibility to trauma...”

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

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“A low-grade cancer of the fibrous tissue beneath the skin, usually in the trunk or limbs...”

Desmoid Tumor

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“A fibrous tissue tumor with features in between fibrosarcoma and benign tumors such as fibromas and superficial fibromatosis...”

Dupuytren's Contracture

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“A disease of the palmar fascia (the thin but tough layer of fibrous tissue between the skin of the palm and the underlying flexor tendons of the fingers) resulting in progressive thickening and contracture of fibrous bands on the palm of the hand and fingers...”


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“...It consists of an outer layer of fibrous tissue, a middle layer containing smoother muscle, and an inner membrane, which contains numerous tiny glands...”


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“Benign tumors of the fibrous tissue (tendons and ligaments).”


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“Cancer of fibrous tissue.  It usually affects the legs, arms, or trunk...”

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“...Inflammation of a tendon, a fibrous tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment...”
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“A condition in which the normal bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue (the connective tissue of the body).”

Peyronie's Disease

...the condition
“...When the disease lasts for years, the plaque often becomes a tough fibrous tissue, and calcium deposits may form...”
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“A disorder in which one or more small areas of plaque (fibrous tissue) develop in the penis...”
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“PABA has been suggested for diseases in which abnormal fibrous tissue is involved, such as Peyronie's disease...”

Plantar Fascia

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“The plantar fascia is a broad band of fibrous tissue which runs along the bottom surface of the foot, attaching at the inside bottom of the heel bone and extending to the forefoot.”

Scar Tissue

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Fibrous tissue replacing normal tissues destroyed by injury or disease.”

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

...the condition
“...The types of tumor that can develop from different soft tissues include ... Tumors of Fibrous Tissue – Fibromas; fibrosarcoma; desmoid tumor; dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans; malignant fibrous histiocytoma...”


...the condition
“Tendonitis is inflammation of a tendon – the strong, white, fibrous tissue connecting muscle to bone...”
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