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Melanoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2022 - Diagnosis Excisional biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Excisional biopsy Excisional biopsy During an excisional biopsy, the doctor removes an entire lump or an entire area of abnormal skin, including a portion of normal skin. Stitches are generally used to close the biopsy site after this procedure. Punch biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Punch biopsy Punch biopsy During a punch biopsy, you...

Melanoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2022 - Overview Melanoma Open pop-up dialog box Close Melanoma Melanoma Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that begins in the cells (melanocytes) that control the pigment in your skin. This illustration shows melanoma cells extending from the surface of the skin into the deeper skin layers. Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, develops in the cells (melanocytes) that produce melanin — the pi...

Desmoid tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 19th, 2022 - Desmoid tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors are trusted and respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating rare conditions, including desmoid tumors. Specialists draw on their experience caring for people with desmoid tumors to provide you with a personalized treatment plan. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, you'll receive coordinated care from a team of doctors an...

Desmoid tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/desmoid-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20355083

Jan 19th, 2022 - Overview Desmoid tumors are noncancerous growths that occur in the connective tissue. Desmoid tumors most often occur in the abdomen, arms and legs. Another term for desmoid tumors is aggressive fibromatosis. Some desmoid tumors are slow growing and don't require immediate treatment. Others grow quickly and are treated with surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or other drugs. Desmoid tumors...

Seborrheic keratosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 18th, 2022 - Overview Seborrheic keratoses on the back Open pop-up dialog box Close Seborrheic keratoses on the back Seborrheic keratoses on the back Seborrheic keratoses are very common on the back. They appear as waxy light tan, brown or black growths that look as if they were dripped onto the skin by a candle. Some can grow large, more than 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) across. Close-up of seborrheic keratose...

Genital warts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 14th, 2022 - Diagnosis Genital warts are often diagnosed by appearance. Sometimes a biopsy might be necessary. Pap tests Pap test Open pop-up dialog box Close Pap test Pap test In a Pap test, your doctor uses a vaginal speculum to hold your vaginal walls apart and to see the cervix. Next, a sample of cells from your cervix is collected using a small cone-shaped brush and a tiny plastic spatula (1 and 2). Yo...

Genital warts - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 14th, 2022 - Overview Genital warts are one of the most common types of sexually transmitted infections. Nearly all sexually active people will become infected with at least one type of human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that causes genital warts, at some point during their lives. Genital warts affect the moist tissues of the genital area. They can look like small, flesh-colored bumps or have a cauliflow...

Blepharitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose blepharitis include: Examining your eyes. Your doctor might use a special magnifying instrument to examine your eyelids and your eyes. Swabbing skin for testing. In certain cases, your doctor might use a swab to collect a sample of the oil or crust that forms on your eyelid. This sample can be analyzed for bacteria, fungi or evidence of an allergy...

Adnexal tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 12th, 2022 - Adnexal tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating adnexal tumors, including those that are cancerous (malignant adnexal tumors) and those that aren't cancerous (benign adnexal tumors). They draw on this knowledge to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that delivers exactly the care you need. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Cli...

Uterine Cancer: Stages, Symptoms, Tre
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Jan 11th, 2022 - Overview What is uterine cancer? Uterine cancer is a general term that describes cancers of your uterus, or womb: Endometrial cancer develops in the endometrium, the inner lining of your uterus. It’s one of the most common gynecologic cancers — cancers affecting your reproductive system. Uterine sarcoma develops in the myometrium, the muscle wall of your uterus. Uterine sarcomas are very rare. ...

Retrograde ejaculation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retrograde-ejaculation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354896

Jan 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose retrograde ejaculation, your doctor may: Ask questions about your symptoms and how long you've had them. Your doctor might also ask about any health problems, surgeries or cancers you've had and what medications you take. Do a physical exam, which will likely include an exam of your penis, testicles and rectum. Examine your urine for the presence of semen after you have an...

Neuroendocrine tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroendocrine-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20354132

Jan 11th, 2022 - Overview Neuroendocrine tumors are cancers that begin in specialized cells called neuroendocrine cells. Neuroendocrine cells have traits similar to those of nerve cells and hormone-producing cells. Neuroendocrine tumors are rare and can occur anywhere in the body. Most neuroendocrine tumors occur in the lungs, appendix, small intestine, rectum and pancreas. There are many types of neuroendocrin...

Neuroendocrine tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 11th, 2022 - Neuroendocrine tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts are skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumors, including: Neuroendocrine tumors of the digestive system and pancreas, sometimes called gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) Carcinoid tumors of the lung, intestinal tract or thymus Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, also known as islet cell cancer ...

Neuroendocrine tumors - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroendocrine-tumors/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20465865

Jan 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis The tests and procedures you might undergo to diagnose a neuroendocrine tumor will depend on where your tumor is located in your body. In general, tests might include: Physical exam. Your doctor may examine your body to better understand your signs and symptoms. He or she may feel for swollen lymph nodes or look for signs that a tumor is producing excess hormones. Tests to look for ex...

Asherman’s Syndrome: What Is It, Sy
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Jan 8th, 2022 - Overview What is Asherman’s syndrome? Asherman’s syndrome is a rare condition where scar tissue, also called adhesions or intrauterine adhesions, builds up inside your uterus. This extra tissue creates less space inside your uterus. Think of the walls of a room getting thicker and thicker, making the space in the middle of the room smaller and smaller. This condition can cause pelvic pain and a...

Osteosarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 8th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose osteosarcoma, the doctor may begin with a physical exam to better understand the symptoms. Imaging tests Imaging tests help your doctor investigate your bone symptoms, look for cancer and look for signs that the cancer has spread. Imaging tests may include: X-ray Computerized tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Positron emission tomography (PET) Bone scan Remo...

Osteosarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteosarcoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351052

Jan 8th, 2022 - Overview Osteosarcoma Open pop-up dialog box Close Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma, the most common type of bone cancer, often starts in the long bones — the legs or the arms — but it can occur in any bone. Osteosarcoma is a type of bone cancer that begins in the cells that form bones. Osteosarcoma is most often found in the long bones — more often the legs, but sometimes the arms — but ...

Osteosarcoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 8th, 2022 - Osteosarcoma care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts are known for the highest quality expertise and resources to meet the needs of children and adults with osteosarcoma. Our experienced sarcoma teams care for hundreds of people each year who have various types of sarcoma. Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's pediatric cancer specialists come together as a team to create a customized treatm...

Rhabdomyosarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rhabdomyosarcoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20390966

Jan 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis Rhabdomyosarcoma diagnosis usually begins with a physical exam to better understand the symptoms you or your child may be experiencing. Based on those findings other tests and procedures may be recommended. Imaging tests Your doctor may recommend one or more imaging tests to investigate symptoms, look for cancer and look for signs that the cancer has spread. Imaging tests may include:...

Ewing sarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ewing-sarcoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351072

Jan 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis Ewing sarcoma diagnosis usually begins with a physical exam to better understand the symptoms you or your child may be experiencing. Based on those findings other tests and procedures may be recommended. Imaging tests Imaging tests help your doctor investigate your bone symptoms, look for cancer and look for signs that the cancer has spread. Imaging tests may include: X-ray Computeriz...