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Intradermal nodular fasciitis of the face.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12081164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nodular fasciitis represents reactive myofibroblastic proliferative lesions in the subcutaneous tissue, skeletal muscles, and fascia. Uncommon clinical and pathological variants of nodular fasciitis, such as intravascular, cranial, ossifying, and proliferative fasciitis, have been described. Six cases documenting a dermal location of nodular fasciitis have been reported in the English literature. Some authors have described that the histopathological features of intradermal nodular fasciitis are virtually identical to those of postoperative/posttraumatic spindle cell nodule of the skin. We herein report a 41-year-old Korean woman presenting with a 0.5 cm facial papule in which nodular fasciitis occurred in the dermis.
Sook-Kyoung Kang; Hyoung-Hun Kim; Se-Jin Ahn; Jee-Ho Choi; Kyung-Jeh Sung; Kee-Chan Moon; Jai-Kyoung Koh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0385-2407     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-25     Completed Date:  2002-07-17     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600545     Medline TA:  J Dermatol     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  310-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Biopsy, Needle
Carcinoma / pathology*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Facial Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Fasciitis / pathology*,  surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Treatment Outcome

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