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Ulcerated upper lip tumour: diagnostic procedure.
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PMID:  25114993     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A Mediterranean Spanish woman, aged 56 years and in good health, presented with a nodule above her upper lip, which had rapidly evolved to central ulceration with crusting. As part of the work-up, samples were taken for microbiological and histopathological investigation. At the follow-up appointment the lesion had almost disappeared and a small fibrotic area of scarring remained. The diagnostic procedure to distinguish between localised cutaneous leishmaniasis and keratoacanthoma, both characterised by rapidly growing nodules on the face, is presented in this case-based article.
Authors:
Alejandro Molina-Levya; Vicente Crespo-Lora; Jose Ruiz-Carrascosa; Ramon Naranjo-Sintes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian family physician     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0300-8495     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust Fam Physician     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0326701     Medline TA:  Aust Fam Physician     Country:  Australia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  549-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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