Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

What is Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans?

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a very rare tumor. It is a rare neoplasm of the dermis layer of the skin, and is classified as a sarcoma. There is only about one case per million per year. DFSP is a fibrosarcoma, more precisely a cutaneous soft tissue sarcoma.

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Hello, I just recently had a spot removed below my breast. It came back and was tested positive for Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans. My concern is...

doctor1 MD

Welcome to HCM.
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is diagnosed with a biopsy, when a portion of the tumor is removed for examination.I think your...

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My 42-year old husband was diagnosed with DFSP,Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans back in Nov. 2011. They took out a large tumor from his back the...

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Thanks for the query.

I am sure your husband is doing fine from the Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP) point of view. But you...

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I have had atypical chest pain for the last 4-5 weeks. Was seen by my family practice doctor who ordered EKG, chest xray and holter moniter which...

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Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
No, I don't think your chest pain is related to Dermatofibrosarcoma....

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