Atypical fibroxanthoma of the skin is a low-grade malignancy related to malignant fibrous histiocytoma, which it resembles histologically.:613
- Squamous cell carcinoma
- Malignant fibrous histiocytoma
Surgical excision with clear margins.
It occurs most commonly on the skin of sun-exposed, elderly patients. The majority of tumours are on the scalp, face, ears and upper limbs, but less commonly the tumour occurs on the limbs and trunk when there is a lack of association with sun exposure in younger individuals. The condition has also been noted in organ transplant recipients who may be in a state of immunosuppression. It has been reported that there is a predominance in men (70% men versus 30% women).
- Skin lesion
- Skin cancer