John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Metastatic malignant melanoma of the leg from a warty acral amelanotic malignant melanoma Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

Dipartimento Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione Dermatologia, Università di Ferrara, via Savonarola 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
  • Page(s) : 591-2
  • Année de parution : 2001

A 71-year-old woman presented with an asymptomatic, enlarging, bluish-purple, ecchimotic, oedematous area she had had for two months on her left leg. This dermatitis completely covered all the two lower thirds of her leg. At the same time groups of sparse warty or smooth red-wine papules were observed on the skin, especially on the medial malleolus (Fig. 1). No other cutaneous or mucosal lesion was observed except for a risen wart-like [...]