Case Report Paraganglioma-like dermal melanocytic tumor: a case report with particular features
Anca Maria Cimpean, Raluca Ceauşu, Marius Raica
Department of Histology, "Victor Babeş” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timişoara, Romania
Received June 20, 2009, accepted October 31, 2009, available online November 20, 2009
Abstract: Childhood dermal tumors with melanocytic features is an unusual tumor that can create diagnostic confusion. Among them, paraganglioma-like melanocytic tumors- previous included in melanocytic tumors of uncertain malignant potential- has some particular histopathologic and immunohistochemical features. We describe a case of 13 years old girl with a paraganglioma-like dermal melanocytic tumor of the left leg. (IJCEP906003).
Key words: Paraganglioma like dermal melanocytic lesion
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