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Dermato-fibrosarcoma protuberans

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This dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans presented in a 38 y/o female as a slowly-growing, non-tender, firm subcutaneous swelling above the lateral aspect of the right clavicle.

The excised specimen revealed a fusiform swelling with scattered nodules on the overlying skin. The cut surface shows yellow-tan homogenous nodule involving the subcutis. The lesion appears to extend to the lateral surgical margins. Microscopic examination confirmed dermatofibrosarcoma.

Case courtesy of: Dr. Sanjay D. Deshmukh, Professor of Pathology, Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Medical College & Hospitals, Ahmednagar, India.

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