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Symptoms Of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
Can be challenging: Dfsp can be a locally aggressive tumor that requires wide excision and surveillance. You must consult a qualified surgeon to have it excised in its entirety. With adequate treatment I am confident you will do well. ...Read more
Someone I know has been diagnosed with this type of rare skin cancer . . . dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (dfsp) what is the survival rate?
Mohs surgery: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans or dfsp is a rare skin cancer. For the most part, they rarely metastasize (spread to other parts of the body) though they can recur locally (grow back in the same place). Because of this, most dermatologist advocate margin control with mohs surgery, in which 100% of the margin is checked to ensure completely removal. ...Read more
Genetic alterations.: Dfsp (dermtofibrosarcoma protruberans) is a malignancy that presents as nodular subcutaneous (under the skin) masses. Tumors are associated with specific abnormalities on chromosomes 22 & sometimes 17 that can trigger abnormal gene activity of a growth factor (pdgfb) that is fused to a collagen (connective tissue) gene, causing tumors. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgmhw8iyrzy. ...Read more
Health aniexty constant symptoms how do I no if I'm really ill my family say I'm fine but I don't believe them ?
U R Really Suffering: Living in a state of perpetual doubt takes its toll. And your primitive brain regions, in an effort to protect you from harm, are sounding a steady stream of false alarms. But those same primitive brain regions are very convincing as they are so freaked out. The higher thinking areas of your brain sound exhausted by this. Suggest learning about ocd - how it works. See: http://bit.Ly/15ggecx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Panic: Panic attacks in panic disorder typically begin all of a sudden and out of the blue, symptoms usually peak within 10 minutes. Symptoms may include fear of loss of control /death, rapid heart rate, chest pain, sweating, tremor, shortness of breath, chills/hot flashes. Nausea, headache, faintness, tightness in throat & difficulty swallowing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fifth Disease: Fifth disease usually starts with a mild vague illness and nonspecific symptoms. Fever occurs 15%-30% of the time, along with nasal congestion and drainage, sore throat, fatigue, muscle aches, and a headache. This lasts for several days. Then, seven to 10 days later, the characteristic facial rash (the "slapped cheeks" appearance) develops abruptly. Typically, the facial rash is bright red. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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