European Journal of Dermatology


sQUIZ your knowledge! A large ulcerated axillary mass Volume 33, numéro 5, September-October 2023


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1 Dermatology Department, Habib Thameur Hospital, “Genodermatoses and cancers LR12SP03”, Tunis, Tunisia
2 University of Tunis El Manar, Faculty of medicine of Tunis, Tunisia
3 Anatomopathology Department, Habib Thameur Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

A 60-year-old female patient presented with four years history of a painless subcutaneous mass in her left axilla with a progressive extension. She described no relevant personal or family history. Cutaneous examination revealed a firm, painless subcutaneous tumour measuring approximately 7x4 cm, with an erythematous, ulcerated surface that adhered to the overlying skin (figure 1A). On dermoscopy, there was a central ulceration as well as bright linear structures, irregular linear vessels, and milky [...]