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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma vs. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

The term, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

The term, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Foreword

…ons except when memorable, vital to clinical practice, or a tool to learning. A few entities, such as pyogenic granuloma and dermatofibroma, were presented in the original Clinical Atlas as inflammatory, rather then neoplastic, skin diseases. For…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…: Countless plump oval fibrocytes and coarse bundles of collagen arrayed in fascicles that interweave in storiform pattern = Dermatofibroma This dermatofibroma is superficial, sparing, in large measure, most of the reticular dermis, which usually is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…in sections from the specimens that come to their attention was like that which appeared in the center of some conventional dermatofibromas, which prompted them to propose that some sclerotic fibromas could represent older “degenerated”…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

dermatofibroma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma are not sharply circumscribed. Although one expression histopathologic of dermatofibroma, i.e., “dermatofibroma with monster cells,” is typified by fibrocytes and histiocytes with…