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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

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A malignant nonepithelial neoplasm (a sarcoma) presumably of perineural fibrocytes that presents itself usually on the trunk, but sometimes elsewhere, such as the extremities, face, and scalp.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

A malignant nonepithelial neoplasm (a sarcoma) presumably of perineural fibrocytes that presents itself usually on the trunk, but sometimes elsewhere, such as the extremities, face, and scalp. A papule of it tends to become a plaque, a nodule, a tum…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Hypertrophic scars Keloids Differential diagnosis Morphea Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (note genital and extragenital locations) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Granuloma faciale Kaposi sarcoma Granuloma annulare Sweet’s syndrome Keloids Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma vs. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

A malignant nonepithelial neoplasm (a sarcoma) presumably of perineural fibrocytes that presents itself usually on the trunk, but sometimes elsewhere, such as the extremities, face, and scalp. A papule of it tends to become a plaque, a nodule, a tum…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Abstract Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is an uncommon locally aggressive mesenchymal tumor with a high local recurrence rate. Atrophic DFSP is a rare variant of DFSP characterized by a non-protuberant lesion. We report on a 23-year-old fema…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans are lesions made up of dense diffuse infiltrates of mesenchymal cells in company with bundles of collagen, the two together occupying at least much of the thickness of the dermis and sometimes part…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…among them being angiomatoid malignant fibrous histiocytoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and malignant fibrous histiocytoma. In 1997 Colby provided follow-up on one of two patients whom Joseph and coworkers had reported on in 1990 as having &#8…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…roma Giant dermatofibroma may be misinterpreted clinically as dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, but the findings histopathologic are decisive in differentiation between them; they are characteristic of dermatofibroma. Differential diagnosis clinical K…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…rmatofibroma (Quiz #601) Dermatofibroma, agminate (Quiz #723) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #530) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #623) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #624) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #724) Dermatofibro…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…fat can be gauged to be those of a dermatofibroma and not of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, both by features architectural and attributes cytopathologic. Another finding typical of dermatofibroma is the acanthotic, hyperpigmented epidermis. 10.20….