dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans


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der·mat·o·fi·bro·sar·co·ma pro·tu·ber·ans

(der'mă-tō-fī'brō-sar-kō'mă prō-tū'bĕr-anz),
A relatively slowly growing dermal neoplasm consisting of one or several firm nodules that are usually covered by dark red-blue skin, which tends to be fixed to the palpable masses; histologically, the neoplasm resembles a cellular dermatofibroma with a pronounced storiform pattern; metastases are unusual, but the incidence of recurrence is fairly high.

der·mat·o·fi·bro·sar·co·ma pro·tu·ber·ans

(dĕr'mă-tō-fī'brō-sahr-kō'mă prō-tū'bĕr-anz)
Dermal neoplasm consisting of one or several firm nodules covered by dark red-blue skin, which tends to be fixed to the palpable masses; histologically, resembles a cellular dermatofibroma with a pronounced storiform pattern; metastases are unusual, but the incidence of recurrence is fairly high.
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dermal fibroma), (6) pleomorphic fibroma, (7) cellular digital fibroma, (8) superficial acral fibromyxoma, (9) pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor of soft parts, (10) and malignant lesions such as dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP).
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Recurrent Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Over Anterior Abdominal Wall.
INTRODUCTION: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a rare fibroblastic mesenchymal skin tumor.
5] The differential diagnosis for melanin in cancer cell usually leads to the diagnosis of melanoma, melanotic neurofibroma, melanotic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, pheochromocytoma, basal cell carcinoma, seborrhetic keratosis or breast cancer.
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