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Bednar's tumor

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bednar's tumor is available below.

Symptoms of Bednar's tumor

Treatments for Bednar's tumor

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Causes of Bednar's tumor

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Bednar's tumor: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bednar's tumor

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Bednar's tumor: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Bednar's tumor

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Bednar's tumor: Rare Types

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Bednar's tumor: Animations

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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)

Related Bednar's tumor Info

More information about Bednar's tumor

  1. Bednar's tumor: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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