Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in children.

  title={Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in children.},
  author={Chaitan G Reddy and Peter Hayward and Phillip Thompson and Alex E Kan},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  volume={62 6},
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a relatively rare neoplasm affecting the skin. It is an infiltrative tumour of intermediate malignancy, with a limited potential for metastasis but a high rate of recurrence. The incidence in children is even less frequent, although a proportion of those identified in adulthood may reflect a delay in diagnosis of childhood DFSP. We report the experience of DFSP seen at The Children's Hospital at Westmead (Sydney, Australia). Three children aged 5, 10… CONTINUE READING

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