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European Journal of Dermatology

Giant pilomatrixoma of the right arm Volume 24, numéro 2, March-April 2014


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Department of Dermatology,
Municipal Hospital Hietzing,
Wolkersbergenstraße 1,
1130 Vienna,

We report a 51 year-old man with a large tumor of the right arm, showing constant progression over a period of 30 years. The patient presented to our department because of chronic bleeding of the lesion.Clinical examination revealed a large, pediculated and firm tumor, measuring 20 × 17 × 10 cm, on the lateral left upper arm. The overlying skin was smooth and partially ulcerated (figure 1A). Aside from the lesion, the skin examination was unremarkable. Blood analysis showed high grade hypochromic [...]