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June 1977

Society Transactions

Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(6):856-857. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640060152034

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Abstract

MICHIGAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY  November 1975Amir H. Mehregan, MD, Recorder

Recurrent Digital Fibrous Tumor of Childhood. Presented by Ralph J. Coskey, MD.  This 14-month-old girl was first seen because of skin-colored nodular lesions involving the fourth and fifth toes of the right foot. These were first noted at age 6 months and have increased in size. They were both excised at age 10 months but recurred two months later. A new lesion has appeared in the past month involving the third toe of the same foot.Histopathologic examination by Dr A. H. Mehregan reports massive proliferation of elongated and spindle-shaped fibroblasts and collagenous tissue forming intersecting bundles. The elastic fibers are absent within the tumor area. Phosphotungstic acid-hematoyxlin stain demonstrates numerous round dense bodies in the cytoplasm of proliferating fibroblasts characteristic of the recurrent digital

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