Case 25 - Discussion


 

   
   
 

Pseudogranular cell tumor of the skin

 

Immunostains: Tumor cells positive for CD34, CD68, vimentin and negative for  S-100 protein, Melan A, HMB-45, Factor VIIA, pancytokeratin, desmin, SMA.

 

 

EM: Numerous cytoplasmic phagosome-like vesicles, rare mitochondria, no melanosomes or dense core granules.

 

 

Reference:

 

Sarma DP, Santos EE, Hunter WJ, Gatalica Z.(2007). Pseudogranular cell tumor of the skin. The Internet Journal of Dermatology 5(1).