Nodular fasciitis. Its morphologic spectrum and immunohistochemical profile.

@article{Montgomery1991NodularFI,
  title={Nodular fasciitis. Its morphologic spectrum and immunohistochemical profile.},
  author={Elizabeth Anne Montgomery and Jeanne M. Meis},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1991},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={942-8}
}
Although nodular fasciitis (NF) is a well recognized pseudosarcomatous proliferation, it continues to cause diagnostic problems. We reviewed the clinical, histologic and immunohistochemical features of 53 lesions from 30 male and 23 female patients, ages 8-76 years, that involved the upper and lower extremities, trunk, and head and neck. Sizes ranged from 0.6 to 6.5 cm. The morphologic spectrum was broad, including the classic pattern of delicate fibroblasts suspended in a myxoid matrix… CONTINUE READING

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