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Linear dermatomyofibroma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8959908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dermatomyofibroma is a rare, plaque-like, cutaneous myofibroblastic proliferation that usually presents as a 1-2 cm, firm, dermal plaque, often with brown-red discoloration. We report an example of dermatomyofibroma presenting as a poorly defined, linear, indurated area, 8 cm in length, on the posterior aspect of the neck of a 20-year-old female. This lesion is the largest dermatomyofibroma reported to date and the first to demonstrate a linear distribution.
Authors:
M J Trotter; G I McGregor; J X O'Connell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental dermatology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0307-6938     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-01-02     Completed Date:  1997-01-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7606847     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Dermatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  307-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Dermatofibrosarcoma / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Leiomyoma / pathology*
Neck / pathology
Skin Neoplasms / pathology*

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