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THE NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

THE NEW YORK 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 Epidermoid Carcinoma, Adenoacanthoma Type. Presented by Anthony N. Domonkos, MD. This 36-year-old white man was seen in August 1967 for a rapidly growing lesion present for a month on his left pectoral area. A biopsy was reported as keratoacanthoma by a general pathologist. The lesion was removed, but recurred a few weeks later. It was removed again in September and three x-ray exposures of 500 rads were given for a total of 1,500 rads. Despite this treatment the lesion continued to grow. On the left pectoral area was a 5-cm wide fungating tumor, elevated about 1 cm. No adenopathy was or had been present. A biopsy of the lesion, reported by Dr. Lewis Shapiro, revealed the epidermis to be absent over most of the specimen. At one edge the epidermis was acanthotic, covered by parakeratotic crusted horn and forming a lip. Within the cutis were proliferating strands of atypical prickle http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

THE NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 99 (3) – Mar 1, 1969

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1969 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
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1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1969.01610210120025
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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 Epidermoid Carcinoma, Adenoacanthoma Type. Presented by Anthony N. Domonkos, MD. This 36-year-old white man was seen in August 1967 for a rapidly growing lesion present for a month on his left pectoral area. A biopsy was reported as keratoacanthoma by a general pathologist. The lesion was removed, but recurred a few weeks later. It was removed again in September and three x-ray exposures of 500 rads were given for a total of 1,500 rads. Despite this treatment the lesion continued to grow. On the left pectoral area was a 5-cm wide fungating tumor, elevated about 1 cm. No adenopathy was or had been present. A biopsy of the lesion, reported by Dr. Lewis Shapiro, revealed the epidermis to be absent over most of the specimen. At one edge the epidermis was acanthotic, covered by parakeratotic crusted horn and forming a lip. Within the cutis were proliferating strands of atypical prickle

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Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1969

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