atypical fibroxanthoma

atypical fibroxanthoma
(AFX) a small nodular cutaneous neoplasm usually occurring on sun-exposed areas of the face and neck in older white adults; it contains cells resembling histiocytes and fibroblasts and is sometimes considered to be related to or a subtype of either benign or malignant fibrous histiocytoma.

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