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Rosai Dorfman Disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Can I know about Rosai Dorfman Disease its symptoms causes and treatments and why it occurs Is it carcinogenic
Doctor :   It is a very rare disease
Doctor :  
and is characterized by swelling in certain parts
Doctor :  
What is the manifestation?
User :   I am not sure but dad was operated and they had to remove to 2 swollen structures
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   where was the swelling?
User :   right axilla
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Was it removed fully?
User :   yes i suppose and they put a tube in place
Doctor :  
Most effective regimens in a review of many cases include a vinca alkaloid combined with an alkylating agent and corticosteroid
User :   is it a type of cancer??
Doctor :   Not anything like that
Doctor :  
It is a immunological disorder
User :   ok
Doctor :  
but similar lines of treatment
User :   is the chemotherapy tough?
Doctor :   No

User :   okay
User :   duration would be for how long?
Doctor :   It is out of my scope to comment on that

User :   okay
Doctor :  
I think you should consult our oncologist for better guidance on that
User :   would you like to give some more information like precautionay measures do and donts and diet etc
User :   surely
Doctor :   They are not dependent on those factors

User :   any other information if you can provide on this would be appreciated
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   You can consult our oncologist for further guidance
User :   okay
User :   thank you u somuch
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