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See subtype below: Childhood variant

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Images from AFIP:

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Fig 1: Prominent hemorrhage and vague centering of cellular proliferation on interlobar septa of subcutaneous fat
Fig 2: Mixture of ganglion-like cells, myofibroblasts and inflammatory cells
Fig 3: Ganglion-like cells have abundant amphophilic cytoplasm and prominent nucleoli
Fig 4: Ganglion-like cells mixed with inflammatory cells within myxohyaline matrix
Fig 5: Condensed around thin walled vascular channel

Images courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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Myofibroblasts and fibroblasts

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Ganglion-like cells

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van Gieson stain

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Alcian blue-PAS

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Childhood variant

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Ganglion-like cells

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Ganglion-like cells with infiltrate

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Lobulated growth pattern

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End of Soft Tissue > Fibroblastic / myofibroblastic tumors > Proliferative fasciitis



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