Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017, Page: 100-102
Clinical Mimicry and Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: A Case Report with a Point to Ponder
Ghazal Ahmed, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Dharmendra Kumar Mishra, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Shrenik Balegar, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Mohammed Zahir, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received: Feb. 26, 2017;       Accepted: May 3, 2017;       Published: Dec. 4, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijbecs.20170306.15      View  1749      Downloads  79
Abstract
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a very rare cutaneous neoplasm which usually affects the torso. The clinical presentation is nonspecific and can mimic many benign as well as malignant skin lesions. We present a case with clinical diagnostic dilemma which was located over an unusual site to be suspected as DFSP with deceiving feature of cookie cutter sign. Moreover, the skin colored lesion was above a superficial bone, nearly immobile and hard in consistency; which even was mimicking underlying bony lesion on first impression. We have also reviewed the recently published DFSP case presentations and discussed with context to the mimicking nature of the disease.
Keywords
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, Clinical Mimicry, Non Specific Presentation
To cite this article
Ghazal Ahmed, Dharmendra Kumar Mishra, Shrenik Balegar, Mohammed Zahir, Clinical Mimicry and Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: A Case Report with a Point to Ponder, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2017, pp. 100-102. doi: 10.11648/j.ijbecs.20170306.15
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