Angiofibroma

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Angiofibroma is a non-malignant skin lesion. Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is dealt with separately.

It should not be confused with angiokeratoma.

General

Clinical:

  • Firm, dome-shaped, flesh coloured.

Microscopic

Features:[1]

  • Dome-shaped.
  • Fibrotic dermis.
    • Enlarged fibroblasts.
  • Dilated small vessels.

DDx:

Image

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Humphrey, Peter A; Dehner, Louis P; Pfeifer, John D (2008). The Washington Manual of Surgical Pathology (1st ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 492. ISBN 978-0781765275.
  2. Busam, Klaus J. (2009). Dermatopathology: A Volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series (1st ed.). Saunders. pp. 505. ISBN 978-0443066542.
  3. URL: http://www.drdittmar.lu/Services.aspx. Accessed on: 1 September 2011.