Four different pathologic Marjolin’s ulcer malignancies in the same burn scar

Four different pathologic Marjolin’s ulcer malignancies in the same burn scar Eur J Plast Surg (2013) 36:65–66 DOI 10.1007/s00238-012-0745-8 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Four different pathologic Marjolin’s ulcer malignancies in the same burn scar Wendie Grunberg & Chris D. Tzarnas Received: 15 May 2012 /Accepted: 26 June 2012 /Published online: 7 August 2012 Springer-Verlag 2012 Sir, following local trauma. (Fig. 3 Exophytic lesion on the The development of a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) within previously grafted skin). Excisional biopsy was consistent an area of a burn scar has been commonly reported. However, with a spindle cell lesion, sarcoma with smooth muscle the development of other neoplasms, malignant melanoma differentiation. In 2009, a 1cm elevated soft tissue mass (MM) and sarcoma, is exceptionally rare. We report a case was found in the formerly grafted site. WLE confirmed non of four different pathologic tissue types of burn scar neoplasm pigmented MM in vertical growth phase. The surgical site pathogenesis of carcinoma arising over a burn scar remains was re-approximated. The patient continues to have regular unclear. Over the course of a 20-year follow-up, discrete types oncology follow-up and remains free of disease to date. of neoplasms were detected and treated. In 2009, routine follow-up demonstrated a 1-cm elevated A 56-year-old female presented http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Four different pathologic Marjolin’s ulcer malignancies in the same burn scar

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2013 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-012-0745-8
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Eur J Plast Surg (2013) 36:65–66 DOI 10.1007/s00238-012-0745-8 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Four different pathologic Marjolin’s ulcer malignancies in the same burn scar Wendie Grunberg & Chris D. Tzarnas Received: 15 May 2012 /Accepted: 26 June 2012 /Published online: 7 August 2012 Springer-Verlag 2012 Sir, following local trauma. (Fig. 3 Exophytic lesion on the The development of a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) within previously grafted skin). Excisional biopsy was consistent an area of a burn scar has been commonly reported. However, with a spindle cell lesion, sarcoma with smooth muscle the development of other neoplasms, malignant melanoma differentiation. In 2009, a 1cm elevated soft tissue mass (MM) and sarcoma, is exceptionally rare. We report a case was found in the formerly grafted site. WLE confirmed non of four different pathologic tissue types of burn scar neoplasm pigmented MM in vertical growth phase. The surgical site pathogenesis of carcinoma arising over a burn scar remains was re-approximated. The patient continues to have regular unclear. Over the course of a 20-year follow-up, discrete types oncology follow-up and remains free of disease to date. of neoplasms were detected and treated. In 2009, routine follow-up demonstrated a 1-cm elevated A 56-year-old female presented

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jan 1, 2013

References

  • Marjolin's warty ulcer
    Sharma, A; Shwartz, R; Swan, K
  • Thirty-one cases of Marjolin's ulcer
    Copcu, E; Aktas, A; Sisman, N; Oztan, Y

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