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Angiokeratoma. Presented by Dr. Brian Potter.
This 16-year-old white boy was born with multiple hemangiomata involving particularly the right hand which was amputated in 1953 because of thickening of the soft tissues, bone deformity, and consequent lack of function. Revisions of the amputation stump have shown no evidence of hemangiomatous involvement.He presents on the right deltoid area, chin, elbows, thumb, right external auditory canal, the buttocks, thighs, popliteal spaces, knees, legs, and feet (including the toes), a number of verrucous, scaly hemangiomas, some pedunculated. There is a cafe au lait patch on the chest; recently a cyst of the right maxilla was excised. There have been several episodes of bleeding from the lesions, many of which have been treated in the past with repeated applications of solid carbon dioxide.His last admission to the University of Illinois Research and Educational Hospitals was in January, 1964, at which time his
CHICAGO DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Arch Dermatol. 1964;90(3):368–374. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01600030118030
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