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'''Atypical spindle cell lesions of the skin''' are seen with some frequency.
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'''Atypical spindle cell lesions of the skin''' are uncommon but seen with enough frequency that one ought to be familiar with them.<ref>{{Cite journal | last1 = Repertinger | first1 = S | last2 = Teruya | first2 = B | last3 = Sarma | first3 = D | title = Common Spindle Cell Malignant Neoplasms of the Skin: Differential Diagnosis and Review of the Literature | journal =  The Internet Journal of Dermatology | volume = 7 | issue = 2 | pages = | month = | year = 2008 | doi = | PMID = | PMC = | url = http://ispub.com/IJD/7/2/11747 }}<!-- ISSN: 1531-3018 --></ref>
  
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''Spindle cell lesions of the skin'' directs here.
 
==Classic==
 
==Classic==
 
The differential diagnosis of atypical skin spindle cell lesions is ''SLAM'':
 
The differential diagnosis of atypical skin spindle cell lesions is ''SLAM'':
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==Extended==
 
==Extended==
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[[Image:Storiform pattern - high mag.jpg|thumb|right|DFSP. [[H&E stain]].]]
 
A longer differential diagnosis that includes lesions with less atypia is ''SLAM DUNK'':
 
A longer differential diagnosis that includes lesions with less atypia is ''SLAM DUNK'':
 
*Spindle cell [[squamous cell carcinoma]].
 
*Spindle cell [[squamous cell carcinoma]].
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*[[Dermatopathology]].
 
*[[Dermatopathology]].
 
*[[Spindle cell lesions]].
 
*[[Spindle cell lesions]].
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==References==
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{{Reflist|1}}
  
 
[[Category:Dermatopathology]]
 
[[Category:Dermatopathology]]

Latest revision as of 11:14, 18 June 2017

Atypical spindle cell lesions of the skin are uncommon but seen with enough frequency that one ought to be familiar with them.[1]

Spindle cell lesions of the skin directs here.

Classic

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

Extended

DFSP. H&E stain.

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

See also

References

  1. Repertinger, S; Teruya, B; Sarma, D (2008). "Common Spindle Cell Malignant Neoplasms of the Skin: Differential Diagnosis and Review of the Literature". The Internet Journal of Dermatology 7 (2). http://ispub.com/IJD/7/2/11747.