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Table 1 Clinical characteristic of DSFP patients

From: Role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of primary and recurrent dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Characteristic Primary DSFP (n = 23) Recurrent DSFP (n = 35) P-value
Age (years) 42.27 ± 10.86 (25–64)a 38.09 ± 12.43 (18–79)a 0.949
Sex    0.160
 Female 13 (59.1%) 14 (40.0%)  
 Male 9 (40.9%) 21 (60.0%)  
Type of lesion    0.000*
 Plague 3 (13.6%) 0 (0.0%)  
 Red Nodule 14 (63.6%) 2 (5.7%)  
 Other palpable 3 (13.6%) 29 (82.9%)  
 Nodule    
 Multinodular 2 (9.1%) 4 (11.4%)  
Anatomic location    0.725
 Head and neck 2 (9.1%) 4 (11.4%)  
 Trunk 18 (81.8%) 30 (85.7%)  
 Extremities 2 (9.1%) 1 (2.9%)  
Immunohistochemical
 CD34(+) 23 35  
  1. NS no significance, DSFP Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  2. *, P<0.05
  3. a Mean ± SD (range)