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Purpose Differentiating pigmented skin lesions from malignant melanoma in the pediatric population has been a challenge. Despite guidelines describing clinical features and histopathologic criteria to distinguish these lesions, misdiagnoses still occur. We report our experience over 30 years in a...
Purpose Surgical treatment of children with meningococcal sepsis has mainly involved debridement of necrotic skin and amputation of limbs. This resulted in major functional impairment. On the contrary, when early microsurgical arteriolysis was performed, freeing up the blood vessels, the impaired...