Cutaneous Fibrohistiocytic Tumours

  • Peter J. Heenan
  • David E. Elder
  • L. H. Sobin
Part of the World Health Organization International Histological Classification of Tumours book series (HISTOLOG.CLASS)


A benign neoplasm of dermal spindle cells, including histiocytes.


Spindle Cell Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Juvenile Xanthogranuloma Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma Infantile Myofibromatosis 
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  1. See Weiss SW (1994) Histological typing of soft tissue tumours, WHO International Histological Classification of Tumours, 2nd edn. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter J. Heenan
    • 1
  • David E. Elder
    • 2
  • L. H. Sobin
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Western Australia Queen Elizabeth II Medical CenterPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Armed Forces Institute of PathologyUSA

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