Bednar's tumor: Introduction
Bednar's tumor: A rare aggressive skin tumor that develops in the skin. The tumor consists of melanin-producing cells which increases the skins pigmentation in the affected area. Metastasis is rare but it often regrows after being surgically removed. It occurs mostly on the trunk, shoulders and chest.
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Bednar's tumor: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Bednar's tumor is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Bednar's tumor, or a subtype of Bednar's tumor,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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