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European Journal of Dermatology


sQuiz your knowledge! An inguinal ulcerated lesion in an immunosuppressed patient Volume 29, numéro 3, May-June 2019


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1 Department of Dermatology, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
2 Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

A man in his 70s presented with a six-month history of an isolated friable ulcerated mass in the right inguinal region, measuring 3 × 4 cm (figure 1A). He reported a slowly growing subcutaneous nodule, that for the last month became ulcerated and sometimes showed a purulent discharge. The lesion was otherwise asymptomatic. This was initially thought to be infectious and treated with oral penicillin, with no improvement. His medical history included a nodular-sclerosis classic Hodgkin lymphoma Stage [...]