Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP)

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(DFSP) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a relatively uncommon soft tissue neoplasm with intermediate- to low-grade malignancy. Although metastasis rarely occurs, Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a locally aggressive tumor with a high recurrence rate.

Although Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans may have been reported in the literature as early as 1890, Darier and Ferrand first described it in 1924 as a distinct cutaneous disease entity called progressive and recurring dermatofibroma. Hoffman. The term dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans was officially coined by Hoffman in 1925.

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