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July 1939

NEW YORK DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;40(1):151-169. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01490010154020

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Abstract

A Case for Diagnosis (Lymphangioendothelioma? Angioma?). Presented by Dr. Fred Wise.  W. C., a baby aged 3 weeks, was registered at the Skin and Cancer Unit of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital on Dec. 20, 1938, with a lesion on the left buttock of two weeks' duration.On the midarea of the left buttock there appeared, about a week after birth, a hemispherical tumor about the size of a golf ball. The edges were sharply outlined and the surface adherent to the overlying skin, but the mass was movable with the surrounding normal tissue. Its color was a faint bluish pink; otherwise the overlying skin was unaltered. On palpation a firm, nonfluctuating and non-tender mass was felt. The mother states that the tumor has seemed to be enlarging rather rapidly in the past two weeks.

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