Anterior abdominal wall dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a case report

R Ghimire, S Subedi, A Sharma, Sandeep Bohara

Abstract

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a rare low-grade fibrohistiocytic tumor ,common in age group of 20 to 50 years. Histologically, it is diagnosed on the basis of a spindle-cell tumor arranged in small bundles in a characteristic cartwheel pattern. Though local recurrence rate is high, the treatment of choice is surgical resection with negative margins. We describe a case of a 34-year-old lady with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.

Keywords

dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, soft tissue neoplasm

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jssn.v17i1.15180

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