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2023, Volume 39, Number 3, Page(s) 218-220     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2023.01602
Dermatofibroma with Verocay Body-Type Palisading Features and a Brief Discussion on Potential Schwannoma Mimickers of the Skin
Yunus Baran KOK, Cuyan DEMIRKESEN
Acibadem University, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Keywords: Dermatofibroma, Palisading, Verocay

Several types of cutaneous tumors can show palisading features or the so-called rippled pattern. The list includes adnexal tumors such as trichoblastoma and sebaceoma, basal cell carcinoma, leiomyoma, perineuroma, myofibroblastoma, and even malignant melanoma. Dermatofibroma, which is known for having a large variety of histological patterns, is also in the list. Here we present a case of dermatofibroma with palisading features strikingly similar to Verocay bodies of schwannoma.

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