College of American Pathologists

2010 — August Case of the Month

Posted August 30, 2010


CAP Foundation August 2010 Online Case of the Month

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A 64-year-old man presented with a subcutaneous mass on the back of his neck, which had been slowly enlarging over the course of several years. The mass was excised and consisted of a 12.0 x 3.8 x 5.5 cm relatively well-circumscribed yellowish-gray tumor.

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  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • Fibromatosis
  • Myxoid liposarcoma
  • Neurofibroma
  • Nodular fasciitis
  • Schwannoma
  • Spindle cell lipoma

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