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September 1952

MIXED TUMOR OF THE LIP

Author Affiliations

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.

From the Department of Dermatology and Syphilology, University of Virginia Medical School.

AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1952;66(3):340-342. doi:10.1001/archderm.1952.01530280044006
Abstract

EGGERS1 and Hamrick and Howe2 have written excellent monographs on mixed tumor of the lip. This communication is not an attempt to duplicate their work, but it is an endeavor to bring mixed tumor of the lip to the attention of dermatologists. We feel that such tumors may be commoner than the paucity of reported cases indicates.

REPORT OF A CASE

L. W., a 34-year-old white man, was first seen in June, 1951, because of a lesion of the right lower lip. The patient stated that the lesion had been present for approximately one year and had been slowly increasing in size. It was asymptomatic. There was no history of trauma to the lip.

Examination revealed a firm, round, smooth nodule about 1.5 cm. in diameter on the right side of the lower lip. The nodule appeared to be within the lip, was not adherent to the

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