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Keratoacanthoma and Epitheliomas. Presented by Dr. James Webster and Dr. Stanley Huff, and (by invitation) Dr. Leonard Hoit.
History.—The patient is a 62-year-old white man, who complains of a rapidly growing lesion of the left upper eyelid. About Jan. 24, 1955, he first noticed a small "pimple" on the left upper eyelid, which grew rapidly in size. He dates the onset from the time he was struck in that area by a small chip of slate in the course of his work as a roofer.
Physical Examination.—On further examination, a small epithelioma was found on the right upper eyelid, and a malignant-appearing lesion behind the left ear. The lesion of the right lid was treated 16 days ago with 6000 r of contact x-ray. The remainder of the history and physical examination were noncontributory.
Laboratory Findings.—The biopsy of the lesion of the left ear (posterior) did not
Neuhauser I, Bluefarb SM. CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. AMA Arch Derm. 1955;72(6):579–589. doi:10.1001/archderm.1955.03730360085015
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