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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans arising from a burn scar.
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PMID:  20523837     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Malignant neoplasms arising in burn scars are well known. In previous literature, 25 cases of burn scar sarcomas were reported. However, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is very rare and only two cases have been reported. A 43-year-old Korean man presented with multiple erythematous clustered plaques and nodules and a skin-colored subcutaneous mass on the chest after a severe burn injury at the age of 8 years. A biopsy specimen revealed dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. The tumor was excised widely to include the surrounding burn scar. Herein, we report this third case of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans arising from a burn scar.
Authors:
Jong Keun Seo; Kyung Jong Cho; Ju Hyun Kang; Deborah Lee; Ho-Suk Sung; Seon Wook Hwang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-11-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of dermatology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  2005-3894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Dermatol     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-04     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8916577     Medline TA:  Ann Dermatol     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Inje University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea.
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