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Tumours of the skin 

Tumours of the skin
Chapter:
Tumours of the skin
Author(s):

Edel O’Toole

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.2314_update_002

Update:

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Updated on 28 Nov 2013. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 12 December 2017

A wide range of tumours, both benign and malignant, are found in skin. Benign skin lesions such as seborrhoeic keratoses and skin tags are often just a cosmetic nuisance, but some benign skin lesions can be a component of diseases with serious medical consequences, e.g. neurofibromatosis or LEOPARD syndrome....

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