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European Journal of Dermatology

Desmoplastic fibroblastoma: an unusual dermal presentation on the buttock of a patient with muscular dystrophy Volume 27, issue 4, July-August 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology,
Acibadem University School of Medicine,
2 Department of Surgery,
Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital,
3 Department of Pathology,
Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul,

Desmoplastic fibroblastoma (DF) is a rare benign soft tissue tumour of fibroblastic/myofibroblastic origin [1]. It was previously referred to as collagenous fibroma by Nielsen et al. [2], but was renamed DF in 2002. Less than 100 cases have been reported in the English literature since then, with the largest series by Miettinen et al. [3]. DF is mostly seen in middle-aged to elderly men [3].A 33-year-old woman presented with a mass on the left buttock. She had noticed it four months prior to her [...]