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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…

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…

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

…onzalez-Sevra A, et al. Dermatofibrosarcoma nonprotuberans: description and report of five cases of a morpheaform variant of dermatofibrosarcoma. J Surg Oncol 1985;28:7-11. 3. Wu JK, Malik MM, Egan CA. Atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: an…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…sarcoma protuberans. Is the neoplasm benign or malignant? If by malignant is meant having the potential for metastasis, then dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans surely is malignant. But dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, like basal-cell carcinoma,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…ant dermatofibroma. Confusion about the true nature of dermatofibroma 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…local site. The presence of the base of a dermatofibroma in the subcutaneous fat does not imply that the lesion really is a dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. Although the names “dermatofibroma” and “dermatofibrosarcoma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…roma (Quiz #520) Dermatofibroma (Quiz #601) Dermatofibroma, agminate (Quiz #723) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #530) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #623) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #624) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…es of collagen = Dermatofibroma The changes in the subcutaneous 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…