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A 42 years old female patient presented with a slowly growing upper neck mass for one year that was hard and fixed to skin and deep neck structures (Figure A). Her CT scan is showed in (Figure B). She had surgical excision of the mass. Her pathology showed proliferation of uniform fibroblasts in a collagenous stroma, with infiltration of adjacent adipose and skeletal muscle tissues (Figure C).

What is the most probable diagnosis of the case?
A. Metastatic Squamous cell carcinoma
B. Desmoid tumor (Fibromatosis) of the Neck
C. Lymphoma
D. Soft tissue low grade fibrosarcoma | View the Article

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