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RHODE ISLAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

RHODE ISLAND 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 Dermatofibroma Protuberans (Darier-Ferrand). Presented by Dr. Francesco Ronchese, Providence, and Dr. Bencel L. Schiff, Pawtucket. A 46-year-old white man was first seen in August, 1954, because of a dusky red, well-marginated tumor mass measuring 9×11 cm. on the right scapular area (Figure). Its upper pole showed a superimposed mass of the same color. The borders surrounding the lesion were firm and studded with nodules, while the center of the tumor was soft. Numerous dilated veins crisscrossed the entire tumor, converging toward its center. The mass was movable over the deeper tissues. There was no pain on palpation, and no ulceration was present. The remainder of the physical examination was essentially negative. The patient stated that the tumor had first appeared five years before. It began as a small erythematous plaque, which increased in size for about one year, finally attaining its present dimensions. He experienced no pain, but stated http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

RHODE ISLAND DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1956 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1956.01550010091019
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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 Dermatofibroma Protuberans (Darier-Ferrand). Presented by Dr. Francesco Ronchese, Providence, and Dr. Bencel L. Schiff, Pawtucket. A 46-year-old white man was first seen in August, 1954, because of a dusky red, well-marginated tumor mass measuring 9×11 cm. on the right scapular area (Figure). Its upper pole showed a superimposed mass of the same color. The borders surrounding the lesion were firm and studded with nodules, while the center of the tumor was soft. Numerous dilated veins crisscrossed the entire tumor, converging toward its center. The mass was movable over the deeper tissues. There was no pain on palpation, and no ulceration was present. The remainder of the physical examination was essentially negative. The patient stated that the tumor had first appeared five years before. It began as a small erythematous plaque, which increased in size for about one year, finally attaining its present dimensions. He experienced no pain, but stated

Journal

A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1956

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