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Pseudotumors

  • Martin Dunn
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Abstract

A pseudotumor is either a non-neoplastic fluid, rich accumulation that resembles a true neoplasm, or a circumscribed cellular exudate of inflammatory origin. Normal wound healing proceeds through three well-known phases: inflammatory, proliferative and remodeling, resulting in a normal scar. Pseudotumors develop as an abnormal extension of the otherwise orderly process of wound healing. For the following discussion, pseudotumors will be presented in relation to the steps in normal wound healing.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Dunn
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  1. 1.Skin Cancer SpecialistsSarasotaUSA

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