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May 1969

Malignant Melanoma Developing in a Tattoo

Author Affiliations

Hartford, Conn

From the Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;99(5):596-598. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610230088018

The case is an account of a malignant melanoma developing in a tattoo many years later. This was accompanied by axillary metastasis. Since a case similar to this was not found, it was thought interesting to report.

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