Dermatofibroma on upper extremity in childhood period


Ceylan M. F. , Karadag A. S. , Bulut G., Calka O., Onder H.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.27, no.4, pp.937-939, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.937-939
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Dermatofibroma is a common benign mesenchymal tumor composed of fibroblastic and histiocytic cells. It is also known as cutaneous benign fibrous histiocytoma. Although it may occur in any age, it is mostly common at twenties and thirties. It is more common in women than men and it is most seen at lower extremity. Herein, we report a 6-month-old female infant, who had dermatofibroma on her upper extremity.