Child abuse masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma
School of Medicine; Division of Dermatology
Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Pediatric fasciitides are rare benign lesions that may clinically mimic a malignant sarcoma. Nodular fasciitis, the most common of these fasciitides, rarely occurs in children younger than 5 years of age. Often there is a history of preceding trauma. Herein, we report the case of a 5-month-old boy diagnosed with nodular fasciitis in the setting of nonaccidental trauma.
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Citation: Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Nov-Dec;31(6):708-11. doi: 10.1111/pde.12415. Epub 2014 Sep 10. Link to article on publisher's site
Strazzula, Lauren; Greenlaw, Sheila M.; Vargas, Sara O.; and Belazarian, Leah, "Child abuse masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma" (2014). Dermatology Publications and Presentations. 81.