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Journal of Cutaneous Pathology; Wang Y, Guo Y
Jul 15th, 2021 - Melanoma may mimic a variety of skin lesions clinically and histopathologically, and presents diagnostic challenges. In this article, we describe a case of melanoma in an 89-year-old man with a very rare histopathologic presentation, namely the pr...
BMJ Case Reports; Ripa V, Singh N et. al.
Jul 4th, 2021 - An 82-year-old man presented with a right scalp lesion which had been increasing in size. The patient's medical history was significant for a heart transplant 25 years before, and he was on chronic immunosuppression. Biopsy of the lesion showed at...
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Sahni VN, Sahni DR et. al.
Jun 17th, 2021 - Immunohistochemistry is useful and often necessary for the diagnosis of many histopathological entities, including atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX), which is typically considered a diagnosis of exclusion after ruling out spindle cell melanoma, sarcoma...
Current Opinion in Urology; Iglesias-Pena N, Martínez-Campayo N et. al.
May 12th, 2021 - The relation between atypical fibroxanthoma and pleomorphic dermal sarcoma has led to confusion and debate in the literature. Both tumors present on sun-exposed skin, typically on the head and neck, in patients of advanced age. Both are comprised ...
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Brown RA, Cloutier JM et. al.
Mar 27th, 2021 - Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is a neoplasm that most commonly occurs on sun-damaged skin of the head and neck in elderly patients and that usually exhibits indolent clinical behavior with complete excision. The granular cell variant of AFX demonst...
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Tyler D. Menge, MD, Brian P. Hibler, MD et. al.
Jul 1st, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Atypical Fibroxanthoma Shave biopsy showed the superficial aspect of a highly cellular tumor composed of pleomorphic spindle cells exhibiting storiform growth and increased mitotic activity (Figure 1). The tumor stained positive for.
Donna Bilu Martin, MD
Nov 14th, 2018 - Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is a low grade, indolent sarcoma that tends to occur on sun-exposed areas, such as the head and neck. White individuals over aged 50 years are more frequently affected.
May 3rd, 2018 - Comment Mohs micrographic surgery is a specialized technique used in the treatment of cutaneous tumors, including basal cell carcinoma, SCC, melanoma in situ, atypical fibroxanthoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, sebaceous carcinoma, microcysti.
Sep 29th, 2017 - Comment Our case of AFX is unique due to the patient’s atypical presentation of severe pain. Because AFX usually presents asymptomatically, pain is an uncommon symptom.
Monterey, Calif. - If there is a doppelganger in dermatology, malignant fibrous histiocytoma is it, according to Dr.