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Marjolin ulcer arising within hidradenitis: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19158529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a report of a patient with squamous cell carcinoma discovered in a bed of longstanding (>20 years) hidradenitis suppurativa. A literature search demonstrates this to be an entity with potentially devastating sequelae if not expediently diagnosed and treated. In light of the possibility of malignant transformation, the hidradenitis specimen and any suspicious lesions in proximity should be sent to pathology for thorough assessment.
Ryan D Katz; Nelson H Goldberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of plastic surgery     Volume:  62     ISSN:  1536-3708     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-22     Completed Date:  2009-05-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805336     Medline TA:  Ann Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / complications*,  surgery
Hidradenitis / complications*
Middle Aged
Skin Neoplasms / complications*,  surgery
Skin Ulcer / complications*,  surgery

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