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Microcystic adnexal carcinoma


Other Names for this Disease
  • MAC
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What are the symptoms of microcystic adnexal carcinoma?

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What are the symptoms of microcystic adnexal carcinoma?

Microcystic adnexal carcinoma appears as a smooth bump or patch that is slightly raised from the surrounding skin.  It may be flesh-colored or yellowish, and it increases in size over time.  A microcystic adnexal carcinoma may grow into nerves nearby, which can cause discomfort, numbness, tingling (paresthesia), burning, or itching.[1]
Last updated: 7/18/2012

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