Updated: 11/10/2012

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

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Introduction
  • A rare low-grade fibrogenic cutaneous sarcoma that occurs in early to midadult life.
  • rarely metastasizes distally
  • has a tendency to recurr locally
  • occurs in upper or lower extremities in 40%
Symptoms
  • Presentation
    • usually and enlarging painless mass
Imaging
Histology
  • Classic characteristics are
    • uniform fibroblasts arranged in storiform pattern around an inconspicuous vasculature
Treatment
  • Operative
    • wide surgical resection
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