John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Recurring atypical (“pseudosarcomatous”) cutaneous fibrous histiocytoma Volume 8, numéro 2, March 1998

Department of Dermatology, Hôpital Pontchaillou, rue H.-Le Guilloux, 35033 Rennes Cedex, France.
  • Page(s) : 122-4
  • Année de parution : 1998

Atypical ("pseudosarcomatous"), cutaneous, fibrous histiocytoma (ACFH) is a variant of benign, fibrous histiocytoma first reported by Fukamizu et al. in 1983 [1]. Rarely reported, this neoplasm is also known as dermatofibroma with "monster" cells [2]. We report an observation of recurring ACFH and review the main clinicopathological features of this tumor. The main differential diagnoses are discussed. Case report [...]