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A Case of Myxoid Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

By Yeon Ju Hong, You Won Choi, Ki Bum Myung and Hae Young Choi

Abstract

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a slowly growing dermal spindle cell tumor and its myxoid variant, a rare type of DFSP, is characterized by extensive myxoid degeneration. We present the case of a 69-year-old woman with a multinodular reddish plaque on her trunk. Histopathologically, the tumor was located in the dermis and consisted of uniform spindle-shaped cells, showing strongly positive reaction for CD34, and negative for both S-100 and desmin. In addition to the typical storiform pattern, prominent myxoid stromal changes were demonstrated. Herein, we report an interesting case of myxoid DFSP, rarely reported in the dermatology literature

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Korean Dermatological Association; The Korean Society for Investigative Dermatology
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3162272
Provided by: PubMed Central

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