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General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Clinical features
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Case reports
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Treatment and prognosis
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Subcutaneous proliferation of bland fibrous tissue which radiates outward from center of lesion

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Tumors have nodules of histiocyte-like cells and giant cells, fibrous tissue and hemorrhage

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Histiocyte-like cells, pale staining cytoplasm; giant cells present

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Nodules may be composed of cells w/ elongated nuclei

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Tumor with nodules and fibrous tissue

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Fibrous tissue may resemble desmoid fibromatosis

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Various images

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12 year old girl with upper arm lesion



Case of Week #180:
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CD68, SMA



Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick:
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Virtual slides
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Plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor

Cytology description
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Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Soft Tissue > Fibrohistiocytic tumors > Plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor



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