Tumors of fibrous tissue origin in childhood. A clinicopathologic study of cutaneous and soft tissue neoplasms in 66 children.

@article{Dehner1976TumorsOF,
  title={Tumors of fibrous tissue origin in childhood. A clinicopathologic study of cutaneous and soft tissue neoplasms in 66 children.},
  author={Louis P. Dehner and Frederic Barton Askin},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1976},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={888-900}
}
Fibroblastic lesions in children present difficulties in diagnosis and in a justifiable therapeutic approach. This series reviews the clinical and pathologic features of fibroblastic soft tissue lesions from 66 children. Although radical procedures were occasionally required to achieve local control of an aggressive lesion, conservative surgery was generally successful. Recurrences were frequent, but only one lesion, in an adolescent, metastasized. No prognostic value could be found in anatomic… CONTINUE READING

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