Atypical Fibroxanthoma of the Skin

Pseudosarcoma of the Skin
  • Mario Campanacci


It is a small nodular lesion of the dermis, which is histologically nearly the same as a pleomorphic malignant fibrous histiocytoma. It is differentiated by its superficiality (it may just, but not extensively, extend into the subcutis), the absence of necrosis and, in particular, its excellent prognosis.


Malignant Melanoma Soft Tissue Tumor Squamous Carcinoma Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Fibrous Histiocytoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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