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MONTERO LORA, Yamilda; LEGRA ZAYAS, Enrique  and  ALVAREZ HERNANDEZ, Yasser. Protuberant dermatofibrosarcoma in a mature patient. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.3, pp.330-333. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 56 years patient is presented who went to "Saturnino Lora Torres" Teaching Clinical Surgical Provincial Hospital due to a large tumor located in the low back, not very painful and with tumoral necrosis in the apical region. Total exeresis of the tumor was carried out with wide section margins. The biopsy specimen confirmed the presence of a protuberant dermatofibrosarcoma. After several days of hospitalization under strict surveillance and medical treatment she was discharged; 6 months after the surgery her clinical course has been satisfactory

Keywords : adult; protuberant dermatofibrosarcoma; neoplasm; tumor; reconstructive surgery.

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