Atypical fibroxanthoma

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Atypical fibroxanthoma
Classification and external resources
Specialty oncology, rheumatology
ICD-10 C49 (ILDS C49.M12)

Atypical fibroxanthoma of the skin is a low-grade malignancy related to malignant fibrous histiocytoma, which it resembles histologically.[1]:613

See also[edit]

Tumour of skin/soft tissue

Common in the elderly

Differential diagnoses: Squamous cell carcinoma Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

Treatment: Surgical excision with clear margins


  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.