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December 1939

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF DERMATOLOGY AND SYPHILOLOGY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1939;40(6):1044-1061. doi:10.1001/archderm.1939.01490060182020

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Abstract

Neurogenic Sarcoma of the Foot. Presented by Dr. Andrew H. Montgomery.  P. L., a Negress aged 51, is presented from the New York Polyclinic Hospital, where she was first seen a few weeks ago. She has had a growth on the dorsum of the right foot for the past fourteen years. Originally it was a small nodule. Four years ago it was traumatized and began to grow. At the time of the first examination, there was a flattened, rounded, silver-dollar—sized, grayish brown, mushroom-like tumor of firm consistency in front of the right external malleolus. The lesion was slightly pedunculated, the lower half having a rolled border. The surface was broken by a large vertical ulcer, from the center of which a deep fissure extended to the anterior border. There was a purulent discharge with a foul odor. The growth was partly fixed to the underlying structures, especially to the third

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