Paraganglioma-like dermal melanocytic tumor: A case report with particular features

Department of Histology, Victor Babeş University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 300041 Timişoara, Romania.
International journal of clinical and experimental pathology (Impact Factor: 1.89). 01/2009; 3(2):222-5.
Source: PubMed


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.

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