Child abuse masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma
School of Medicine; Division of Dermatology
Dermatology | Maternal and Child Health | Neoplasms | Pediatrics | 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.
DOI of Published Version
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 L, Greenlaw SM, Vargas SO, Belazarian L. (2014). Child abuse masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma. Dermatology Publications and Presentations. https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.12415. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/derm_pubs/81