An unusual dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a case report

An unusual dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a case report Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) previously called Morbus Darier is an intermediate grade sarcoma with a fairly high rate of recurrence, it occurs most commonly on the trunk and extremities but may also occur in the head and neck region. Treatment of choice is wide excision. A 69-year-old female patient with a 57-year history of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is presented. The lesion appeared on the right forehead and both eyelids at the age of 12 years. The patient required 64 surgeries mostly for the head and neck lesions. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

An unusual dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a case report

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/BF01419148
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Abstract

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) previously called Morbus Darier is an intermediate grade sarcoma with a fairly high rate of recurrence, it occurs most commonly on the trunk and extremities but may also occur in the head and neck region. Treatment of choice is wide excision. A 69-year-old female patient with a 57-year history of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is presented. The lesion appeared on the right forehead and both eyelids at the age of 12 years. The patient required 64 surgeries mostly for the head and neck lesions.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Mar 1, 1997

References

  • Congenital dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Annessi, G; Cimitan, A; Girolomoni, G; Giannetti, A
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study with a review of the literature
    Fletcher, CD; Evans, BJ; Macatney, JC; Smith, N; Wilson, Jones E; McKee, PH
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Laskin, WB
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans presenting in infancy and childhood
    McKee, PH; Fletcher, CD

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