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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…tion of cutaneous neoplasms is illustrated well in the case of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. Is the neoplasm benign or malignant? If by malignant is meant having the potential for metastasis, then dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans surely is malignan…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…broma 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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…fibroma is compounded by the similarity of its name to that of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, the latter being an authentic sarcoma with capability for metastasis. In fact, there is no relationship at all between dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarc…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

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

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…s 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….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Our Definition of “Inflammation” and “Inflammatory Disease”

…flammatory process) and cells with an inconspicuous nucleus in dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (those being presumed to be neoplastic fibrocytes of that malignant process). Last, some skin diseases have yet to be classified with surety as being infla…