An untreated benign lesion: digital dermatofibroma with lysis on phalanx

An untreated benign lesion: digital dermatofibroma with lysis on phalanx Eur J Plast Surg (2014) 37:359–360 DOI 10.1007/s00238-014-0944-6 LETTER TO THE EDITOR An untreated benign lesion: digital dermatofibroma with lysis on phalanx Kadri Ozer & Ozlem Colak Aslan & Yasin Ozturk & Mustafa Gurhan Ulusoy & Ugur Kocer Received: 4 February 2014 /Accepted: 21 February 2014 /Published online: 12 March 2014 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014 Sir, Dermatofibroma is a common benign skin lesion that is Dermatofibroma is one of the most common mesenchymal usually diagnosticated by clinical examination. Diagnosis is growths of the skin [1] which is also known as cutaneous generally made on a clinical basis. Etiopathogenesis of fibrous histiocytoma. Clinical presentation is typically a soli- dermatofibroma is still controversial. Theory of trauma is tary, slowly growing reddish-brown nodule that arises from supported by Gencoglan et al. who reported three cases of palmar dermatofibromas following mechanical trauma and the dermis, associated with epidermal changes. It usually develops in young adulthood. Although the precise puncture [1]. Our patient was a farmer who also had minor etiopathogenesis is still unknown, injuries to the skin—such trauma exposure history. as insect bites or blunt trauma—are suspected [2, 3]. The most Dermatofibroma is a poorly demarcated tumor originated common locations are the lower European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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