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Low-Grade Superficial Connective Tumors

  • Henryk A. DomanskiEmail author
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Abstract

Low-grade superficial connective tumors are a heterogeneous group of benign/reactive, intermediate—locally aggressive and intermediate—rarely metastasizing lesions arising in skin and subcutaneous/superficial soft tissues. The most common targets for fine needle aspiration (FNA) in this group of lesions are schwannomas, desmoids, and “pseudosarcomatous lesions” such as nodular fasciitis. Experience of FNA of angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma (AFH), fibrous hamartoma of infancy (FHI) and some other rare soft tissue lesions is limited, at most based on single cases or short series.

Keywords

FNA Desmoids Fibromatoses Pseudosarcomatous lesions Solitary fibrous tumor Lipoblastoma Fibrous hamartoma of infancy Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma Pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma Schwannoma 

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  1. 1.Department of PathologySkåne University HospitalLundSweden

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