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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-53

Plaque like giant dermatofibroma: A case report


1 Department of Dermatology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Univerisity, Kochi, Kerala, India
2 Department of Dermatology, Sree Sudhenndra Medical Mission, Kochi, Kerala, India
3 Department of Pathology, Amrita Institute of Medical sciences, Amrita univerisity, Kochi, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Vinitha Varghese Panicker
Department of Dermatology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Ponekkara, Kochi, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_117_16

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Dermatofibroma, also known as benign fibrous histiocytoma, is a soft-tissue tumour that usually occurs in the mid-adult life and shows a slight female predominance. Giant dermatofibroma, a very rare clinical variant, is characterised by its unusually large size, benign biological behaviour despite its large size and same histopathological characteristics as conventional dermatofibroma. We report a 63-year-old woman who presented with a large tumour on the scapular region which showed histopathological features of benign dermatofibroma.


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