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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the hand

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A 35-year-old man had a dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the thumb. Instead of the wide excision conventionally used to manage this frequently recurrent tumor, Mohs micrographic surgery was performed. This conservative, tissue-sparing technique provides total margin control and yields cure rates that are superior to standard surgical methods.


 

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