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May 1955


AMA Arch Derm. 1955;71(5):650-654. doi:10.1001/archderm.1955.01540290090030

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Case 1. Myoblastoma (Granular Cell Type). Presented by Dr. Gerard A. DeOreo.

A 48-year-old white woman with an enlarging pea-sized, painful and tender nodule over the sternal area of the chest of six months' duration.

Case 4. Leiomyoma Cutis with Possible Involvement of the Esophagus. Presented by Dr. C. L. Cummer, Dr. C. G. LaRocco, and Dr. Gerard A. DeOreo.

A 73-year-old white woman was first presented to the Cleveland Dermatological Society in September, 1937 (Arch. Dermat. & Syph.37:323, 1938). The lesion has slowly increased in size, extending from the original nodule to involve the skin from the area of the left breast upward to the clavicle and laterally to the deltoid area. There has been a gradual increasing difficulty in swallowing and pain in the epigastrium associated with eating. Barium studies and gastroscopic examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract revealed no tumor, but a pale mucosa, with

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