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Image Number 353 (Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans)


Diagnosis: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Site: Groin adult

Sex: F

Age: 40

Type: Clinical

Description: Erosive nodules

Submitted by: Professor Jayakar Thomas

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Differential Diagnosis


This tumor in this 40-year-old lady was confirmed histologically as dermatofibrosarcoma.

The tumor was so huge and showed episodes of erosions and healing, and scarring pushing the introitus horizontally.

The patient is being taken up for surgery.

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