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JOINT MEETING OF THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES AND THE LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

JOINT MEETING OF THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES AND THE LOS ANGELES... Abstract Feb. 26, 1957 Carcinoma en Curasse Associated with Metastatic Malignant Melanoma. Presented by Dr. Robert L. Day. A 39-year-old white man was first seen in September, 1956, with a complaint of tumors of the skin. Patient had had a black mole on his right back all of his life, and, in November, 1954, because it had become irritated, the mole was removed under local anesthesia. The pathologic report was "melanoma," immediately a wider local excision was done. The wound separated, and when final healing occurred, the patient noticed a small nodule at each end which he thought to be scar tissue. About a year later he became conscious of multiple shot-like nodules under the skin of his back and chest and a small lump in his right axilla. This lump, however, had been present for many years, and he felt that it was no larger than http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

JOINT MEETING OF THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES AND THE LOS ANGELES DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1957 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1957.01550230135021
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Abstract

Abstract Feb. 26, 1957 Carcinoma en Curasse Associated with Metastatic Malignant Melanoma. Presented by Dr. Robert L. Day. A 39-year-old white man was first seen in September, 1956, with a complaint of tumors of the skin. Patient had had a black mole on his right back all of his life, and, in November, 1954, because it had become irritated, the mole was removed under local anesthesia. The pathologic report was "melanoma," immediately a wider local excision was done. The wound separated, and when final healing occurred, the patient noticed a small nodule at each end which he thought to be scar tissue. About a year later he became conscious of multiple shot-like nodules under the skin of his back and chest and a small lump in his right axilla. This lump, however, had been present for many years, and he felt that it was no larger than

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1957

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