College of American Pathologists

2013 — February Case of the Month

Posted March 4, 2013


CAP Foundation Online Case of the Month

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A 69-year-old woman presented with a poorly defined soft tissue mass of the back in the subscapular region. Resection showed a 10.0 cm fibrous mass that was adherent to the chest wall.

The master list with the correct answer

  • Desmoid-type fibromatosis
  • Elastofibroma
  • Myxofibrosarcoma, low grade
  • Neurofibroma
  • Nuchal-type fibroma
  • Spindle cell lipoma

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