Current treatment options in dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

@article{Lemm2009CurrentTO,
  title={Current treatment options in dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans},
  author={Doreen Lemm and L.-O. M{\"u}gge and T. Mentzel and Klaus Hoeffken},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={135},
  pages={653-665}
}
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a rare malignant dermal neoplasm characterized by slow infiltrative growth, little metastatic potential but a high tendency to recur locally after surgical excision. DFSP is associated with a high cure rate. The optimal therapy is complete surgical resection. The recurrence potential of DFSP is directly related to the extent of resection. The need for wide excision margins has been amply documented. Wide local excision is a frequently used practice… CONTINUE READING

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