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Year: 2017 | Month: January | Volume: 4 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 98-102

Myxoid Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans : A Diagnostic Dilemma

Dr. Evith Pereira1, Dr. Shilpi Sahu2, Dr. Manisha Tambekar2, Dr.Reeta Dhar3, Dr. Kalyani Mahore1

1Resident, 2Associate Professor, 3HOD & Professor,
Department of Pathology, MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Evith Pereira


Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP) is a relatively uncommon soft tissue neoplasm with intermediate to low grade malignancy which rarely metastasizes but has a higher proclivity for local recurrence. The myxoid variant of DFSP is rare which often presents with diagnostic challenge clinically and histopathologically. We herein report a highly recurrent, locally aggressive DFSP that failed twice surgically and was diagnosed as myxoid variant of DFSP on histopathology and immunohistochemically.

Key words: Dermatofibrosarcoma, Myxoid, recurrence,

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