Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk


Back lump.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

A solitary well-defined oval-shaped subcutaneous soft tissue density mass is seen in the back in a left paramedian location. It shows homogeneous enhancement with no areas of breakdown or calcification.

Case Discussion

Subcutaneous well defined soft tissue mass in the trunk. Histopathology: microscopic picture showed uniform cells with no significant pleomorphism, minimal intercellular collagen and no foam cells. Final pathological diagnosis: dermatofibrosacroma protuberans.

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Case information

rID: 56158
Published: 14th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: National cancer institute, Cairo, Egypt

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