Giant cell fibroblastoma. A juvenile form of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.

@article{Shmookler1989GiantCF,
  title={Giant cell fibroblastoma. A juvenile form of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.},
  author={Barry M. Shmookler and Franz M. Enzinger and Sharon W. Weiss},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 10},
  pages={2154-61}
}
A clinicopathologic analysis of 28 cases of giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF), a rare mesenchymal tumor occurring predominantly in the first decade of life, is presented. This disease presented as a painless, slowly enlarging, subcutaneous mass. The tumor recurred locally in 47% of the patients; however, metastasis was not detected. On microscopic examination, GCF showed an unique combination of spindle cell patterns, pleomorphic and multinucleated giant cells, myxoid areas, and distinctive… CONTINUE READING

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