A case of cutaneous low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma

Sung Eun Chang, Jee Ho Choi, Kyung Jeh Sung, Kee Chan Moon, Jai Kyoung Koh, Tae Jin Lee, Jae Y. Ro, Jeffrey S. Silverman

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Abstract

A 28-year-old woman presented with a recurrent nodule on the lower margin of her left nostril after laser surgery. Histologically, the nodule had an indistinct margin and was composed of interlacing fascicles of plump, spindled or stellate tumor cells with mild cytologic atypia. The tumor cells were revealed to be myofibroblasts by positivity to smooth muscle actin and negativity to desmin. A diagnosis of low grade myofibroblastic sarcoma (LGMS) was made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-387
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Dermatology
Volume28
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Low grade myofibroblastic sarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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