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Subcutaneous dermatofibroma of the cheek.
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PMID:  25203588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dermatofibroma, also known as benign fibrous histiocytoma, is a benign tumor composed of fibroblastic and histiocytic cells. Dermatofibroma most frequently occurs in the dermis, but it can also be found in subcutaneous soft tissue in rare cases, particularly on the face. Herein, we report a case of pure subcutaneous dermatofibroma of the cheek, which was confirmed histopathologically with immunohistochemical staining. This report describes a pure subcutaneous dermatofibroma with a literature review and reminds surgeons to consider the possibility that dermatofibromas may occur in the subcutaneous layer before establishing their operative plan.
Authors:
Hyung-Sup Shim; Rock-Kuen Ju; Ho Kwon; Sung-No Jung
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1536-3732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e417-8     Citation Subset:  D    
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