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Plexiform Fibrohistiocytic Tumor With Systemic Metastases: A Case Report

Salomao, Diva R. M.D.; Nascimento, Antonio G. M.D.

American Journal of Surgical Pathology:
Case Reports

A case of plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor with pulmonary metastases is presented. The tumor developed on the left wrist of a 4-year-old girl and metastasized to an axillary lymph node and lungs after an episode of local recurrence. This is the first report of systemic metastasis secondary to this neoplasm.

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From the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Antonio G. Nascimento, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, U.S.A.

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