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Multiple clustered dermatofibroma: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19614987     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The presence of multiple dermatofibromas is rare and is defined as more than 15 lesions. Multiple clustered dermatofibroma (MCDF) is a distinct entity with only 12 reported cases in the literature. MCDF occurs in healthy individuals of both sexes in the first to third decades on the lower half of the body and portends an excellent prognosis. On histology, MCDF is consistent with benign dermatofibromas. We report a 31-year-old healthy Hispanic woman with a 14-year history of slowly progressive MCDF located on her right hip initially misdiagnosed as dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. We believe this case represents the 13th report of MCDF in the literature and the second from North America.
Platina Coy Gershtenson; Aleksandar L Krunic; Helen M Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-07-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous pathology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1600-0560     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cutan. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-26     Completed Date:  2010-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0425124     Medline TA:  J Cutan Pathol     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e42-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Dermatofibrosarcoma / diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous / metabolism,  pathology*
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary
Skin Neoplasms / metabolism,  pathology*
Tumor Markers, Biological / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tumor Markers, Biological

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