La radiologia medica

, 114:1292 | Cite as

Imaging of superficial and deep fibromatosis

  • G. GuglielmiEmail author
  • A. Cifaratti
  • G. Scalzo
  • N. Magarelli
Musculoskeletal Radiology/Radiologia Muscolo-Scheletrica


The purpose of this paper was to illustrate the role of diagnostic imaging in superficial and deep fibromatosis through a review of the use of different imaging modalities, including radiography, ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), angiography and scintigraphy. In particular, in agreement with published data, it emphasises the crucial role of MRI as the primary modality providing the information needed for management decisions, preoperative planning and follow-up of these lesions.


Superficial and deep fibromatosis Radiography Ultrasound CT MRI Angiography Bone scintigraphy 

Diagnostica per immagini della fibromatosi superficiale e profonda


Lo scopo di questo lavoro è illustrare il ruolo della diagnostica per immagini nella fibromatosi superficiale e profonda attraverso l’impiego di diverse metodiche di imaging quali l’esame radiografico, l’ecografia, la tomografia computerizzata (TC), la risonanza magnetica (RM) ed infine l’angiografia e la scintigrafia. In particolare, in accordo con i dati pubblicati in letteratura, il presente articolo presenta il ruolo cruciale dell’esame RM come principale metodica d’imaging in grado di fornire informazioni utili per la scelta terapeutica, la pianificazione preoperatoria e il follow-up di queste lesioni.

Parole chiave

Fibromatosi superficiale e profonda Esame radiografico Ecografia TC RM Angiografia Scintigrafia ossea 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Guglielmi
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • A. Cifaratti
    • 3
  • G. Scalzo
    • 1
  • N. Magarelli
    • 4
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Diagnostica per ImmaginiUniversità degli Studi di FoggiaFoggiaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di RadiologiaOspedale IRCCS “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza”San Giovanni Rotondo, FoggiaItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Bioimmagini - Sezione di Scienze RadiologicheUniversità degli Studi “G. d’Annunzio” c/o Ospedale “SS. Annunziata”ChietiItaly
  4. 4.Istituto di RadiologiaUniversità Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico “A. Gemelli”RomaItaly

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