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30. Picture of Dermatofibroma

Picture of Dermatofibroma
Image Source: Color Atlas of Pediatric DermatologySamuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard KristalCopyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Dermatofibroma is a common red or brown benign skin tumor. They often form on the legs in response to an injury like an insect bite or a splinter. Dermatofibroma has also been referred to as a fibrous histiocytoma. Dermatofibromas are hard, round growths that are visible above the skin, but they extend down into the deeper layers of skin as well. The growths may be removed by freezing or surgery.

Image Source: Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology Samuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal Copyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Dermatofibroma." American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.

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