Loosemore Michael

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Dermatofibroma (Fibrous histiocytoma)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? The diagnosis of dermatofibroma (DF), also referred to as fibrous histiocytoma, is made clinically and confirmed histologically if warranted. A patient history of a solitary, slow-growing cutaneous nodule on the extremities of young to middle-aged adults, often female, is consistent with DF. Usually these lesions are asymptomatic. Characteristic findings…

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