Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

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What is dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans?

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is an uncommon tumor that arises in the skin. The tumor is firm and often flesh-colored although it can be reddish, bluish, or purplish. The tumor is often found on the chest or shoulders, but it can be found on other parts of the body.

Common symptoms reported by people with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

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Who has dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 5
40s 4
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 10

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans patients who have completed their condition history
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