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'''Atypical spindle cell lesions of the skin''' are seen with some frequency.
 
'''Atypical spindle cell lesions of the skin''' are seen with some frequency.
  
The differential diagnosis is ''SLAM'':
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==Classic==
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The differential diagnosis of atypical skin spindle cell lesions is ''SLAM'':
 
*Spindle cell [[squamous cell carcinoma]].
 
*Spindle cell [[squamous cell carcinoma]].
 
*[[Leiomyosarcoma]].
 
*[[Leiomyosarcoma]].
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*[[Malignant melanoma]].
 
*[[Malignant melanoma]].
  
A longer differential diagnosis is ''SLAM DUNK'':
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==Extended==
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A longer differential diagnosis that includes lesions with less atypia is ''SLAM DUNK'':
 
*Spindle cell [[squamous cell carcinoma]].
 
*Spindle cell [[squamous cell carcinoma]].
 
*[[Leiomyosarcoma]].
 
*[[Leiomyosarcoma]].

Revision as of 10:42, 18 June 2017

Atypical spindle cell lesions of the skin are seen with some frequency.

Classic

The differential diagnosis of atypical skin spindle cell lesions is SLAM:

Extended

A longer differential diagnosis that includes lesions with less atypia is SLAM DUNK:

See also