BEDNAR TUMOR

By Gary M. White, MD


The Bednar tumor (BT) is a rare variant of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) with melanin pigment in cells histologically.

Clinical

A slow growing nodule, mass, or firm plaque on the trunk is typical. Metastases can occur, but rarely.

Treatment

Mohs micrographic surgery is the treatment of choice. See dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.

References

Tumor growing for 5 years. Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:107

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