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SAN FRANCISCO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

SAN FRANCISCO 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 Carcinoma of the Upper Lip, Squamous Cell Type. Presented by Dr. Robert Walton (by invitation). E. C., a 41-year-old white American, first manifested persistent progressive painful swelling and redness of the skin of the upper lip and nose in March, 1950. Two surgical attempts were made at draining what were then considered multiple sebaceous cysts of the nares, and aureomycin and terramycin, administered parenterally, produced no response. Inspection reveals edema, erythema, and ulceration of the upper lip, extending superiorly to involve both nostrils, with perforation of the internasal septum. There is also edema and erythema of the nose, with ulceration of the upper portion of the nares. The mouth and thorax are normal, and there are no palpable lymph nodes. Findings from extensive laboratory studies were normal. Roentgenographic studies of the nasal bone, maxilla, and sinuses showed a soft tissue mass in the region of the upper lip, without http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology & Syphilology American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1952 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-5979
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1952.01530200119026
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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 Carcinoma of the Upper Lip, Squamous Cell Type. Presented by Dr. Robert Walton (by invitation). E. C., a 41-year-old white American, first manifested persistent progressive painful swelling and redness of the skin of the upper lip and nose in March, 1950. Two surgical attempts were made at draining what were then considered multiple sebaceous cysts of the nares, and aureomycin and terramycin, administered parenterally, produced no response. Inspection reveals edema, erythema, and ulceration of the upper lip, extending superiorly to involve both nostrils, with perforation of the internasal septum. There is also edema and erythema of the nose, with ulceration of the upper portion of the nares. The mouth and thorax are normal, and there are no palpable lymph nodes. Findings from extensive laboratory studies were normal. Roentgenographic studies of the nasal bone, maxilla, and sinuses showed a soft tissue mass in the region of the upper lip, without

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A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology & SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1952

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