Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 23rd, 2003
According to published research from the United States, "Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a locally aggressive, rarely metastatic, spindle cell tumor. Trauma has been associated with its development."
"Since the 1940s, malignant tumors have been described to occur in sites of smallpox vaccination scars," reported Justin J. Green and Warren R. Heymann at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden. "Five cases in the literature document DFSP arising in sites of prior immunizations. We report a case of DFSP...
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