A simple tumour composed of well-differentiated fibrous tissue.
A simple fibro-myomatous tumour growing in the wall of the uterus.
Active surgical treatment of such a tumour is out of the question.
When the trigeminus nerve is divided (Majendie), or when its root is compressed injuriously, say Iby a tubercular tumour, the cornea begins to show points of ulceration, which, increasing in area, may bring about total disintegration of the eyeball.
Drill-bones) may develop in a soft tissue with no natural bone-forming tendencies, as a result of interrupted pressure, or a fatty tumour may arise in the midst of the natural subcutaneous fat in the same circumstances.