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Solitary Nodule on the Thigh—Quiz Case

Solitary Nodule on the Thigh—Quiz Case Report of a case A 79-year-old woman presented with a pink nodule on the anterior left thigh that measured 10 × 12 mm. The patient reported that the lesion had been present for at least 10 years without change. It was asymptomatic other than occasional tenderness if bumped (Figure 1). Figure 1. View LargeDownload The patient's medical history was significant for a malignant melanoma removed from the left thigh in 1965 as well as several basal cell carcinomas and a squamous cell carcinoma removed from the head and neck region. Physical examination revealed no other suspect lesions and no adenopathy. A punch biopsy specimen was obtained (Figure 2 and Figure 3). Figure 2. View LargeDownload Figure 3. View LargeDownload http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Solitary Nodule on the Thigh—Quiz Case

Abstract

Report of a case A 79-year-old woman presented with a pink nodule on the anterior left thigh that measured 10 × 12 mm. The patient reported that the lesion had been present for at least 10 years without change. It was asymptomatic other than occasional tenderness if bumped (Figure 1). Figure 1. View LargeDownload The patient's medical history was significant for a malignant melanoma removed from the left thigh in 1965 as well as several basal cell carcinomas and a squamous cell...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archdermatol.2007.40-a
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Abstract

Report of a case A 79-year-old woman presented with a pink nodule on the anterior left thigh that measured 10 × 12 mm. The patient reported that the lesion had been present for at least 10 years without change. It was asymptomatic other than occasional tenderness if bumped (Figure 1). Figure 1. View LargeDownload The patient's medical history was significant for a malignant melanoma removed from the left thigh in 1965 as well as several basal cell carcinomas and a squamous cell carcinoma removed from the head and neck region. Physical examination revealed no other suspect lesions and no adenopathy. A punch biopsy specimen was obtained (Figure 2 and Figure 3). Figure 2. View LargeDownload Figure 3. View LargeDownload

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 2008

Keywords: thigh

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