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European Journal of Dermatology

Squamous cell carcinoma possibly originating from a granuloma following vaccination with Bacille Calmette-Guérin Volume 23, numéro 5, September-October 2013


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ejd.2013.2137 Auteur(s) : Tomomi Fujisawa, Yoko Okumura, Yoshinao Shibuya, Genichi Kato, Mariko Seishima Department of Dermatology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu City 501-1194, Japan A 64-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with a 6-month history of painful skin tumors on her left hand. She had received a vaccination of Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG), an attenuated form of Mycobacterium bovis, in the left upper arm at the age of 18. Following...