More than 2 decades of treating atypical fibroxanthoma at mayo clinic: what have we learned from 91 patients?

@article{Ang2009MoreT2,
  title={More than 2 decades of treating atypical fibroxanthoma at mayo clinic: what have we learned from 91 patients?},
  author={Gina Charlene Ang and Randall K Roenigk and Clark C. Otley and P Kim Phillips and Amy L. Weaver},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={765-72}
}
BACKGROUND Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX) typically occurs on the head and neck of elderly white men. Usually considered a malignancy, it is treated with wide local excision (WLE) or total margin control using Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS). OBJECTIVE To determine the most appropriate treatment for this tumor based on a review of cases treated at Mayo Clinic. METHODS We reviewed the medical records of patients with AFX treated at Mayo Clinic from 1980 to 2004. RESULTS We identified 91… CONTINUE READING