Atypical spindle cell lesions of the skin

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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.[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.