Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans treated by micrographic surgery

@article{AhWeng2002DermatofibrosarcomaPT,
  title={Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans treated by micrographic surgery},
  author={A Ah-Weng and Jerry R Marsden and D Scott A Sanders and Ruth Waters},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={87},
  pages={1386 - 1389}
}
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is an uncommon cutaneous tumour which rarely metastasises. However, local recurrence following apparently adequate surgical excision is well recognised, presumably as a result of sub-clinical contiguous growth, for which micrographically controlled excision would be a logical treatment. A retrospective study of all patients treated by micrographic surgery, from April 1995–March 2000, at a tertiary skin oncology centre. Twenty-one patients (11 males), age 14 to 71… CONTINUE READING

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