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July 1948

MIXED TUMOR OF THE BRIDGE OF THE NOSE

Author Affiliations

BROOKLYN
From the departments of surgery and pathology, Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn.

Arch Surg. 1948;57(1):148-153. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1948.01240020151012
Abstract

IT IS the purpose of this paper to describe a mixed tumor of the skin over the bridge of the nose and to discuss some of the important clinical and histologic features presented.

REPORT OF A CASE  M. W., a 36 year old man, was admitted to the Jewish Hospital because of a small growth over the bridge of the nose, said to have been present for two years. When first observed, the growth appeared as a nodule the size of a pea. It gradually increased in size, and although painless it interfered with the necessary wearing of spectacles.Examination of the patient at the time of his admission to the hospital revealed an irregular raised nodular deformity over the bridge of the nose of a maximum diameter of 1.2 cm. The skin overlying the nodule was intact and normal in appearance. The nodule was freely movable over the subcutaneous

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