REPORT OF CASE
G. C., a girl, aged 2, was admitted on Aug. 7, 1922, to the Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital, in the service of Drs. Engman and Mook. The patient was the elder of two children and had never been sick until the onset of the present illness. The mother said that the birth was that of a normal labor and that the child was breast fed in early infancy.The mother and father were living and well. One other child in the family, 6 months of age, was living and well. The mother had an aunt who had "cancer of the rectum;" otherwise, the family history was negative.When the patient was 6 months of age, the mother noticed a "small lump" on the lower lip. It was located just below the vermilion border and to the left of the midline. It was definitely localized
NETHERTON EW. XXIX.—MELANOMA OF THE LOWER LIPREPORT OF A CASE. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;8(3):402–406. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360150079007
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