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Question: Does anyone know anything about keratoacanthoma? I have one, and I'm only 19. I'm the youngest person to have it in my state. I'm definitely rare, and I know I can't die from it, they gave me chemo twice for it and it's pretty much gone. But I've never heard of it before, and I want to know if anyone else has had it or knows anyone who has.

Answer: I'm so glad that it has cleared up for you. It seems the cause may be from bad sunburns, so you may want to be extra careful in the sun from now on. Here is some information for you about the disease. It's described as a 'false skin cancer' that resembles a little volcano. Keratoacanthoma can also look like 'real skin' cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) so it is critical that it be evaluated.……

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