Am J Dermatopathol 2017 Oct;39(10):767-772
*Cabinet de Dermatopathologie, Paris, France;†Dermatopathologie Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades;‡Dermatologie CHU Reims, Reims, France;§Biopathologie CHU Reims;‖Dermatopathologie CHU Rennes, Rennes, France;¶Dermatologie Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France; and**Cabinet de Dermatologie Torcy.
Plaque-like myofibroblastic tumor of infancy was first characterized in 2007 by Clarke et al. In the first 2 cases described, large plaque-like tumors presented in the first 3 months of life exhibited microscopic features consistent with dermatofibroma but with immunohistochemical features of myofibroblastic lineage. In 2013, Marqueling et al reported 3 additional cases, 2 of which presented in early childhood, prompting the authors to recommend that the name of this condition be shortened to plaque-like myofibroblastic tumor. Read More