Atypical fibroxanthoma: a review of the literature.

@article{Iorizzo2011AtypicalFA,
  title={Atypical fibroxanthoma: a review of the literature.},
  author={Luciano J Iorizzo and Marc D. Brown},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={146-57}
}
BACKGROUND Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) is an uncommon superficial fibrohistiocytic tumor. It was originally described as a low-grade dermal tumor of atypical spindle cells, but this view has changed, and it is generally considered to be a tumor of intermediate malignant potential. OBJECTIVE To review the current literature on AFX pertaining to epidemiology, pathogenesis and etiology, clinical presentation, histology, immunohistochemistry, prognosis and follow-up, and treatment. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING
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