Chris J Kligora

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A patient presented with a rapidly growing mass in the cervicothoracic paraspinous region. Associated clinical and radiographic skeletal abnormalities and histopathologic findings showing mild to moderate proliferation of spindle cells in a myxoid stroma led to the diagnosis of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Recognizing the clinical features of this(More)
BACKGROUND Atypical fibroxanthoma is a rare cutaneous spindle cell neoplasm typically found on the sun-exposed areas of the head or neck of the elderly. OBJECTIVE We report a case of localized cutaneous metastases attributed to an atypical fibroxanthoma. METHODS A case report and a review of the literature of metastasizing atypical fibroxanthoma are(More)
Distinguishing heavily pigmented melanocytes from melanophages on routine hematoxylin and eosin slides can be difficult. Melanin bleaching with potassium permanganate solution is a traditional means of removing melanin from tissues and can be used before immunohistochemical staining to remove any pigment that might be confused with the brown chromogen(More)
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