Distinctive Dermal Clear Cell Mesenchymal Tumor



Distinctive Dermal Clear Cell Mesenchymal Tumor


David Cassarino, MD, PhD










Low-power examination shows a dermal-based clear cell tumor with a thin grenz zone image separating it from the overlying epidermis. (Courtesy A. Lazar, MD, PhD.)






Higher magnification shows the relatively bland cytologic features of the large clear cells with vesicular nuclei, focally enlarged nucleoli image, and abundant clear cytoplasm. (Courtesy A. Lazar, MD, PhD.)


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Distinctive dermal clear cell mesenchymal tumor (DDCCMT)


Synonyms



  • Distinctive dermal clear cell mesenchymal neoplasm


Definitions



  • Rare, dermal-based clear cell tumor of unclear derivation


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Unknown



  • Very rare tumors of unknown etiology

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Distinctive Dermal Clear Cell Mesenchymal Tumor
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