atypical dermatofibroma

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atypical dermatofibroma

A histologic variant of benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) which more commonly affects men. It is characterised by scattered cells with bizarre nuclear pleomorphism and large hyperchromatic nuclei.
 
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Atypical fibroxanthoma.
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These include pleomorphic lipoma, pleomorphic leiomyoma,[6] ancient schwannoma,[7] pleomorphic fibroma,[8] and variants of dermatofibroma with atypical cells, known as dermatofibroma with monster cells.