Epithelioid Cell Histiocytoma – An Unusual Variant of Dermatofibroma at an Uncommon Site

VS, Shulbha and K, Amita and KC, Nischal (2011) Epithelioid Cell Histiocytoma – An Unusual Variant of Dermatofibroma at an Uncommon Site. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Epithelioid cell histiocytoma (ECH) is a rare variant of cutaneous fibrous histiocytoma involving primarily trunk and the extremities. It can delude the pathologist in considering other benign non neoplastic and neoplastic lesions. Awareness of this new entity can avert unnecessary treatment. We report a case of epithelioid cell histiocytoma in a 40 yr old male who presented with a painless nodular swelling over the dorsum of nose. The case is presented here for its rarity and an uncommon site of involvement.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Epithelioid cell histiocytoma; Nose
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7827
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:28 Dec 2011 03:02
Last Modified:28 Dec 2011 03:02

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