Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study with a review of the literature.

@article{Fletcher1985DermatofibrosarcomaPA,
  title={Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study with a review of the literature.},
  author={Christopher D. M. Fletcher and Betsy Jane Evans and J. C. Macartney and Nigel M. Smith and E Wilson Jones and P H Mckee},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={1985},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={921-38}
}
Forty-one cases of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans are presented. The clinical features and histopathological appearances are described. Immunohistochemical staining of thirteen cases with antisera to lysozyme, alpha 1-antichymotrypsin and S-100 protein has provided no evidence to support either a histiocytic or neuroectodermal origin for these tumours. In reviewing the literature, the histogenetic origin, differential diagnosis and malignant potential of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans are… CONTINUE READING