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Superficial Acral Fibromyxoma



Superficial Acral Fibromyxoma


Thomas Mentzel, MD










Hematoxylin & eosin at scanning magnification shows a hypocellular dermal-based myxoid neoplasm in the nail bed region.






High magnification of superficial acral fibromyxoma shows a predominantly myxoid spindle cell neoplasm with variable cellularity.


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Superficial acral fibromyxoma (SAF)


Definitions



  • Benign fibroblastic neoplasm with predilection for hands and feet, especially nail bed region


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Environmental Exposure



  • Previous trauma reported only rarely


CLINICAL ISSUES


Epidemiology



  • Incidence



    • Rare


  • Age



    • Mainly adults


Presentation



  • Solitary mass


  • Usually painless lesion


Treatment



  • Surgical approaches



    • Complete excision

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Superficial Acral Fibromyxoma
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