A case of ossifying fasciitis in a 22-year-old woman is described. The lesion, which appeared suddenly, was located on the tip of the nose. Histologically the lesion contained spindle-shaped myofibroblastic cells, trabeculae of woven bone rimmed by plump osteoblasts within a myxoid stroma. (J Am Acad Dermatol 1997;37:357-61.)Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
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