Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2023, Vol 39, Num, 3     (Pages: 218-220)

Dermatofibroma with Verocay Body-Type Palisading Features and a Brief Discussion on Potential Schwannoma Mimickers of the Skin

Yunus Baran KOK 1, Cuyan DEMIRKESEN 1

1 Acibadem University, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2023.01602
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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.

Keywords : Dermatofibroma, Palisading, Verocay