dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

A type of tumor that begins as a hard nodule and grows slowly. These tumors are usually found in the dermis (the inner layer of the two main layers of tissue that make up the skin) of the limbs or trunk of the body. They can grow into surrounding tissue but do not spread to other parts of the body. These tumors are related to giant cell fibroblastoma.

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  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans — Classification and external resources Histopathological image of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. Local recurrence long after the first excision. H E stain …   Wikipedia

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 C44 Sonstige bösartige Neubildungen der Haut Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans — A relatively slowly growing dermal neoplasm consisting of one or several firm nodules that are usually covered by dark red blue skin, which tends to be fixed to the palpable masses; histologically, the neoplasm resembles a cellular dermatofibroma …   Medical dictionary

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans — Dermato|fi|bro|sarco̱ma pro|tu̱berans [↑Derma u. ↑Fibrosarkom; lat. protuberareDermatofibrosarcoma protuberans= hervorschwellen] s; , ta ...rạntia: knollenbildender Tumor an der Haut …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans — a tumour probably derived from histiocytes that may occur in any part of the body. It is locally invasive but tends not to metastasize. It often recurs locally despite excision …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Дерматофибросаркома Выбухающая (Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans) — опухоль, возможно, происходящая из гистиоцитов; может развиться в любой части тела. Является локально инвазивной, но не дает метастазов. Часто требуется ее полное иссечение. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • protuberans — see DERMATOFIBROSARCOMA PROTUBERANS …   Medical dictionary

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = 8832/3 OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D018223 Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) [cite journal |author=Mendenhall WM, Zlotecki RA,… …   Wikipedia

  • dermatofibroma protuberans — see under dermatofibrosarcoma …   Medical dictionary

  • DFSP — dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans …   Medical dictionary

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