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Skin adnexal tumor

Skin adnexal tumor: Introduction

Skin adnexal tumor: Adnexal skin tumors are rare neoplasms that develop from hair follicles, sebaceous glands and sweat glands. In the majority of cases these tumors are benign, although metastases have been reported in rare occasion. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Skin adnexal tumor is available below.

Symptoms of Skin adnexal tumor

  • As hard, painless nodules - can develop anywhere, where they're frequently mistaken for benign conditions.
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Treatments for Skin adnexal tumor

  • Radical surgery is the treatment of choice. When the tumor is large, the Mohs technique can be used. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy experience is very limited. Overall, combination chemotherapy seems to be superior to single agent treatment
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Skin adnexal tumor: Complications

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Causes of Skin adnexal tumor

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Skin adnexal tumor: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Skin adnexal tumor

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Skin adnexal tumor: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Skin adnexal tumor

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Skin adnexal tumor: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Skin adnexal tumor

Prognosis for Skin adnexal tumor: Local recurrence is frequent in case of incomplete surgical removal. Etastatic disease, although rare, has a poor prognosis.

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