Malignant melanoma masquerading as malignant fibrous histiocytoma

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Abstract

Numerous cytological variants of malignant melanoma (MM) exist. We report two cases of MM resembling malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH). Pathologists should be aware of this variant. Possible pitfalls that could lead to an incorrect diagnosis are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-476
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Dermatopathology
Volume19
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 11 1997

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Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma
Melanoma
Pathologists

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dermatology

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In: American Journal of Dermatopathology, Vol. 19, No. 5, 11.11.1997, p. 473-476.

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