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DETROIT DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

DETROIT DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Nevus Lipomatodes. Presented by Dr. F. Blumenthal and Staff of Wayne County General Hospital. The patient is a 16-year-old white girl. Approximately four years ago she noted a swelling on the right posterior thigh. Since first discovered the lesion has grown slowly. The patient feels that the right leg has increased in size during this period of time. The lesion has produced no symptoms. Examination reveals soft grouped yellowish nodules of the posterior aspect of the right thigh. The grouped nodules have a linear configuration. Clinically there appears to be some increase in the size of the involved leg, but actual measurement of the circumference of the legs demonstrates that the right leg (the affected leg) is 1 in. smaller than the left. The biopsy shows as the only pathologic feature groups of normal fat cells in the middle and upper corium. DISCUSSION Dr. Coleman Mopper: I originally made the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1955 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1955.03730330059010
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Nevus Lipomatodes. Presented by Dr. F. Blumenthal and Staff of Wayne County General Hospital. The patient is a 16-year-old white girl. Approximately four years ago she noted a swelling on the right posterior thigh. Since first discovered the lesion has grown slowly. The patient feels that the right leg has increased in size during this period of time. The lesion has produced no symptoms. Examination reveals soft grouped yellowish nodules of the posterior aspect of the right thigh. The grouped nodules have a linear configuration. Clinically there appears to be some increase in the size of the involved leg, but actual measurement of the circumference of the legs demonstrates that the right leg (the affected leg) is 1 in. smaller than the left. The biopsy shows as the only pathologic feature groups of normal fat cells in the middle and upper corium. DISCUSSION Dr. Coleman Mopper: I originally made the

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1955

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