About 245 results

ALLMedicine™ Atypical Fibroxanthoma Center

Research & Reviews  91 results

Atypical fibroxanthoma of hand.
BMJ Case Reports; Kampalli G, Tripathy S et. al.

Aug 25th, 2021 - Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is a rare cutaneous ulcerative lesion with a good prognosis. Diagnosis is difficult and is usually made by exclusion from pleomorphic dermal sarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Definitive treatment varies from Mohs mi...

Melanoma mimicking atypical fibroxanthoma: Report of an unusual case.
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...

Progression of the atypical fibroxanthoma to pleomorphic dermal sarcoma in a heart tran...
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...

Atypical Fibroxanthoma Demonstrating HMB45+ Staining.
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...

Health-related quality of life in bladder cancer patients: bladder cancer-specific inst...
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 ...

see more →

News  7 results

Rapidly Enlarging Neoplasm on the Face
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.

A 77-year-old white male with a history of multiple nonmelanoma skin cancers as well as melanoma presented with an asymptomatic pink plaque on the vertex of the scalp.
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.

Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Digital Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

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.

Atypical Fibroxanthoma Arising Within Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the Scalp

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.

Deadly Doppelganger for Atypical Fibroxanthoma
Sherry Boschert

Monterey, Calif. - If there is a doppelganger in dermatology, malignant fibrous histiocytoma is it, according to Dr.

see more →