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Table 1 Distribution of dermatofibromas (DF) in a sample of 222 patients with and without leprosy

From: A case series of dermatofibromas originating in leprosy lesions: a potentially misdiagnosed condition

Body location of DF Leprosy patients with DF, count (%) Non-leprosy patients with DF, count (%) Total
Cervical 0 (0%) 1 (0.5%) 1
Face 0 (0%) 2 (1.0%) 2
Thorax 0 (0%) 9 (4.7%) 9
Abdomen 0 (0%) 1 (0.5%) 1
Dorsum 4 (13.3%) 27 (14.1%) 31
Thigh 10 (33.3%) 35 (18.2%) 45
Arm 7 (23.3%) 31 (16.1%) 38
Hand 1 (3.3%) 5 (2.6%) 6
Buttock 1 (3.3%) 1 (0.5%) 2
Knee 2 (6.7%) 2 (1.0%) 4
Forearm 1 (3.3%) 21 (10.9%) 22
Leg 9 (30.0%) 54 (28.1%) 63
Elbow 1 (3.3%) 9 (4.7%) 10
Shoulder 0 (0%) 5 (2.6%) 5
Foot 1 (3.3%) 4 (2.1%) 5
Perineum 0 (0%) 1 (0.5%) 1
Total 30 192 222