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March 1981

Thrombotic Angiokeratoma Circumscriptum Simulating Melanoma

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati.

Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(3):138-139. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650030016009

• Three patients with solitary angiokeratomas, two of the circumscribed type (Fabry) and one of the Mibelli type, are described to show that when extensive thromboses develop in an angiokeratoma, this nodular bluish-black lesion may clinically simulate a nodular melanoma.

(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:138-139)

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