Breast - nonmalignant
Inflammatory / infectious
Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis

Topic Completed: 1 April 2010

Revised: 14 January 2019

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Definition / general
  • Previously called nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
Case reports
Clinical images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick


Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Fibrocollagenous thickening of dermis with clefts in reticular dermis and perivascular plasmacytic dermal infiltrate
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Breast skin

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H&E, alcian blue, CD68, CD34

Thigh skin

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