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Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans of the Suprapubic Region: A Rare Clinical Entity

Gaurav Aggarwal, Priyanka Aggarwal


Introduction: Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP), an incompletely understood disease entity, has been reported in literature at different sites. However, the suprapubic region as its location further adds to its unusual persona.

Case: A 51 year old gentleman presented with a slow growing suprapubic lesion, which on clinical and laboratory evaluation was confirmed to be a Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, subsequently managed adequately with wide excision and groin flap coverage.

Conclusion: Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, in itself, is a rare entity and the suprapubic region as its location further adds to the unknown persona of the condition. Thus, the importance of maintaining a vigil for DFSP even at the most unusual sites, for optimal and timely diagnosis and management. As is rightly said, “What the mind knows, is what the eyes see”.


Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans; Suprapubic region; groin flap; unusual site

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